Submissions

Online Submissions

Already have a Username/Password for Journal of Pedagogic Development?
Go to Login

Need a Username/Password?
Go to Registration

Registration and login are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions.

 

Author Guidelines

Original contributions (not previously published) are welcomed.

Please upload two versions of your paper. One version should be completely anonymous and one should list the author(s) in this way:

[Name of author}, [Name of Department or Faculty], [Name of Institution]

Contact: [email address of lead author]

Papers should have an abstract of 150 to 250 words. After the abstract, please supply a list of keywords, up to a maximum of 10.

If you include visuals of any kind (graphs, photos, etc.) in your submission, please ensure that they will display correctly when they are turned into monochrome (for the print version). 

Papers will be reviewed and either:

  • accepted for publication
  • accepted on the basis of some revisions being made
  • rejected (with thanks).

Any paper previously published in a language other than English will be considered if submitted in an English translation suitable for publication.

When submitting a paper, the author must confirm:

  • the paper or its main argument and content has not been published elsewhere and is not being considered for publication elsewhere, in whole or in part
  • the paper does not contain any potentially libellous matter
  • the paper does not involve any breach of copyright.

Papers are usually between 3000 and 4000 words long are actively encouraged, and the maximum length for manuscripts is 8,000 words.

If your manuscript is longer than this, please contact david.mathew@beds.ac.uk to discuss.

Please use Harvard referencing and italicise book titles throughout. 

Please capitalise book titles throughout.

If you include diagrams, tables or illustrations of any sort, please provide them as .png or .jpg files within the document. Any illustration of this kind will be rendered monochrome for the print edition, so please make sure that it is understandable in black-and-white. Make sure your illustration fits a 15-width printed page.

Please do not indent paragraphs. Paragraphs should be divided by one line. 

Please write in Calibri font. 

 

Copyright Notice

Authors are responsible for obtaining permission from the copyright owner to reproduce any previously published material within their manuscript.

If the manuscript contains previously published material (including quotations, poetry, song lyrics and pictures), authors will be asked to provide evidence that permission to republish has been given.

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.