Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor has it been submitted to another journal or publisher for consideration.
- The submission file is in one of the following file format types: .doc or .docx (MS Word), .odt (OpenOffice), or .rtf (Rich-Text Format).
The text adheres to the bibliographic requirements and the style rules indicated in the Author Guidelines, which can be found in the “About” section of the journal.
- Authors must accept and sight the Statement of Originality. This document must be uploaded with the paper submission. Find the option “Statement of Originality” when uploading.
References and audio-visual materials are included pursuant to the journal’s specifications, as outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- If I'm sending an article that is going to be peer-reviewed, I will make sure to follow the Ensuring a Blind Review instructions completely.
- I understand and agree to the Policies set forth by the journal and thereby grant the journal permission to publish my submission.
Empirical research articles
Report results of original research. Must comply with requirements of the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, including the following sections in this order: Introduction, Literature Review, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and References. Should not exceed 8,000 words in length.
Literature review/state-of-the-art articles
Are a critical review of the literature on a particular theme linked to CLIL. Must comply with requirements of the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Sections may vary but it must contain conclusions and implications for research and pedagogy. Contain a minimum of 30 quality references. Should not exceed 7,000 words in length.
Present an argument and/or reflect on points of debate and/or topics in the field of CLIL. Must comply with requirements of the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Must include References section. Should not exceed 8,000 words in length.
Describe or discuss original CLIL activities, projects, initiatives, or lessons designed and/or carried out by practitioners. Together with a description (and discussion) of the CLIL practice, include an introduction, a brief conceptual framework, a context section, conclusion and implications. Must comply with requirements of the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Must include References section. Should not exceed 4,000 words in length.
Offer a critical review of a book or educational product related to CLIL. The book/product under review cannot be more than two years old by the time the review is submitted. References may be included if appropriate. Should not exceed 1,500 words in length.
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