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- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
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- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
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Research ArticlesResearch Articles (3,000-8,000 words) are original manuscripts that employ the rigors of research focused on transformative learning, its practice, its impact, and/or its relationship to other variables. The results of the research should be analyzed and evaluated for their meanings, implications, and applications for the improvement of transformative learning practice.
EssaysEssays (2,000-5,000 words) are conceptual, thought-provoking, and well-reasoned manuscripts on such topics that critique current practice, present differing models, and/or offer reflective processes associated with transformative learning.
Teaching NotesTeaching Notes (500-1,500) are strategies for facilitating transformative learning in curricular, co-curricular, corporate, non-profit, and academic settings.
Special Issue Research Articles
Special Issue Research Articles (3,000-8,000 words) are original manuscripts that employ the rigors of research focused on transformative learning, its practice, its impact, and/or its relationship to the special issue topic. The results of the research should be analyzed and evaluated for their meanings, implications, and applications for the improvement of transformative learning practice.
Special Issue Essays
Special Issue Essays (2,000-5,000 words) are conceptual, thought-provoking, and well-reasoned manuscripts on the special issue topic that critiques current practice, presents differing models, and/or offers reflective processes associated with transformative learning.
Special Issue Teaching Notes
Special Issue Teaching Notes (500-1,500) are strategies related to the special issue topic for facilitating transformative learning in curricular, co-curricular, corporate, non-profit, and academic settings.
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