IEPIS Newsletter - August 2014 (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Leadership Updates
•  LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
•  LETTER FROM THE EDITORS
Articles
•  CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING: A KEY ELEMENT IN SUCCESSFUL LANGUAGE LEARNING
•  GUIDING STUDENTS BEYOND THE TEXT: CONNECTING READING AND WRITING
•  AN ELECTIVE COURSE TO HELP STUDENTS PREPARE FOR TRANSITION FROM IEP TO MAINSTREAM CLASSES
•  ONE IEP STUDENT'S EXPERIENCE WITH ENGLISH-ONLY
•  TEACHING TIP: EXTEMPORANEOUS LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT
•  MEET THE MEMBER
Community News
•  ABOUT THIS MEMBER COMMUNITY
•  NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES


NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Have you given a presentation recently? Wouldn’t it be nice to share your ideas with those who couldn’t attend? Turn your presentation into an article and submit it for the IEPIS Newsletter!
  • Have you done some action research? No time for a lengthy academic article? Write it up for the IEPIS Newsletter!
  • Have a great idea you’d like to share, but aren’t sure when or how? Write up a teaching tip and spread the word through the IEPIS Newsletter!
  • Have you recently discovered a great (or not so great) resource and want to let people know about it? Write a book review for the IEPIS Newsletter!


The IEPIS Newsletter contains information that reflects the issues and needs that face IEP educators and administrators. Its purpose is to disseminate important information to IEP members, facilitate ongoing interaction between the membership and the leadership, and to provide a forum to share ideas, research, and insights. To that end, the IEPIS Newsletter seeks to involve TESOL professionals in discussions of the latest questions and issues.

General Information

  • The IEPIS Newsletter is an e-publication.
  • It is published three times a year. See deadlines and publication months below.
  • The editors ask all writers to sign a document that gives the IEPIS Newsletter permission to publish their articles.
  • Authors retain their copyright.
  • The IEPIS Newsletter reserves the right to edit work that is accepted for publication.


Submission Guidelines for the IEPIS Newsletter

  • Stay within a maximum of 1,500 words.
  • Write about a timely and relevant topic.
  • Include a brief “teaser” abstract (approximately 50 words), byline, and a short author bio (2–3 sentences, approximately 20 words) with the article.
  • Attach electronic pictures of the author(s), if possible.
  • Use headings and subheadings.
  • Include an introduction and concluding section or paragraph.
  • Follow the guidelines, including citations, in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th Edition (and use no more than five citations).


Deadlines for submission

  • 15 September (Published in November/December)
  • 15 January (Published in March; Preconvention)
  • 15 June (Published in August/September)


For more information and specific guidelines, please contact the IEPIS Newsletter editors:

Krista Bittenbender Royal kbittenb@usf.edu
Christina Quartararo quartarc@stjohns.edu