Journal of Appreciative Education

Editorial Policies

Section Policies

Research Paper

Research Paper Section: includes full-length articles of 1) empirical research studies using quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods approaches, or 2) literature-based articles advancing theories and scholarships in appreciative education. Theoretical framework, research methods, findings, and implications need to be clearly articulated. Research articles are subject to blind peer review before being considered for publication.

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Innovative Practice

Innovative Practice Section: includes short praxis articles that 1) detail innovative and effective ideas for improving practice through appreciative education, or 2) describe educational program or courses highlighting appreciative perspective in education.  Sound assessment measures must be used to evidence the usefulness of the practice or program ideas. Specific strategies should be clearly presented that will help practioners to replicate these practices in other contexts. Praxis articles are subject to blind peer review before being considered for publication.

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Forum

Forum Section: includes short articles that promote new ideas in advising. Papers in the dialogues of current wedge issues in teaching and learning from an appreciative perspective and the reflections on processes of research and practices in appreciative education. Articles should bring to light new and creative ideas for moving appreciative education beyond its current state. Forum articles are subject to editorial review before being considered for publication.

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Peer Review Process

JAE follows blind peer review process for all submissions for the Research section and Innovative Practice secion. Forum section submissions will go through editorial review. All electronic submissions will be assigned to reviewers without the title page. Each manuscript will be reviewed by at least two editors and the blind review process will involve at least two reviewers. It typically takes about three months to complete the review process. Authors will be notified via email as soon as the decision is made regarding the manuscript.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.