Article Types

Research Articles

Research articles should present the findings of unpublished original research. Authors should make a substantial contribution to scholarship by identifying a research problem or question related to the journal’s focus, establishing exigency, and making a persuasive argument supported by relevant evidence.

Research articles should be between 6,000 and 9,000 words (including notes but not references).

  • Open submission
  • Indexed
  • Peer reviewed

Methods Articles

Methods articles should present new techniques for research and scholarship and discuss the significance of and possible applications of these techniques. Articles that critique or propose changes to existing methodologies and approaches are welcome.

Methods articles should be between 6,000 and 9,000 words (including notes but not references).

  • Open submission
  • Indexed
  • Peer reviewed

Commentaries

Commentaries should reflect upon or critique a specific scholarly event, such as the release of a major study or other notable occurrence, related to the journal’s focus. Authors interested in submitting a commentary piece should discuss the content with the editor before submitting a manuscript.

Commentaries should be between 3,000 and 5,000 words (including notes but not references).

  • Open submission
  • Indexed
  • Peer reviewed

Teaching Reflections

Teaching reflections should discuss scholarly research and pedagogical principles informing curriculum design and instruction of academic courses related to the journal’s focus. Authors should establish why the course focus is important, what they hope students learn, and how the format of the course (e.g., method of instruction, types of assignments) relates to the content and encourages learning. Authors may also discuss what they have learned as instructors, what challenges they have faced, etc. Authors are encouraged to include teaching materials such as syllabi as part of their submission.

Teaching reflections should be between 3,000 and 5,000 words (including notes but not references).

  • Open submission
  • Indexed
  • Peer reviewed

Project Reports

Project reports should give a detailed overview of an ongoing or completed scholarly or community project whose purpose is the creation, dissemination, or preservation of knowledge, locally or globally. Reports may discuss the project’s origins, goals, partners, activities, successes, challenges, and plans for the future. These reports will ideally be supplemented by images, audio, and/or video content.

Project reports should be between 1,000 and 2,500 words (including notes but not references).

  • Open submission
  • Indexed

Conversations

  • Open submission
  • Indexed

Artistic Contributions

Artistic contributions are invited submissions only.

  • Indexed