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Call for Proposals: TESL Canada Journal 2016 Special Topic Issue
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1/1/2016 to 1/10/2016
When: Friday, January 1, 2016
Where: United States

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TESL Canada Journal
Call for Proposals: 2016 Special Topic Issue

The TESL Canada Journal (http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca) is soliciting proposals from prospective guest editors for the 2016 Special Issue. The TESL Canada Journal is an open access, refereed journal for practicing teachers, teacher educators, graduate students, and researchers. As the federally funded flagship journal of the TESL Canada Foundation, its mandate is to publish articles that contribute to the advancement of the teaching and learning of English and French as second languages in Canada; second language teacher education; and the maintenance and development of minority, heritage, or Aboriginal languages.

The TESL Canada Journal (TCJ) publishes one Special Issue per year (in the late autumn) and two regular issues. Special Issue topics are selected by the Journal Advisory Committee.

Guest editors are responsible for the review process and the selection of content. Special Issues are published online only, on the TESL Canada Journal open access website (http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca). Recent Special Issues include the following:

2015 - Language Assessment in Canada: Critical Issues and Research Agenda
2014 - Task-Based Language Teaching and Learning 2013 - Teaching and Learning Pragmatics in TESL
2012 - Generation 1.5 in Canada: Multiple Perspectives on a Shifting Demographic Landscape
2011 - Ethics in Cross-Cultural, Cross-Linguistic Research

Please include the following details in your proposal:
A. Proposed title
B. Guest Editor(s), Affiliation, Contact information
C. Rationale for a Special Issue on this topic (including its current relevance to TESL in Canada) (maximum 4 pages; please place references at the end of the proposal)
D. Overview of proposed contents: a brief description of the theme, with topics to be included
E. List of possible contributors and proposed means of soliciting submissions (including conferences)
F. Qualifications of the Guest Editor(s) (including previous related experience)
G. Proposed timeline for Fall 2016 publication
H. References

Please submit your proposals to: teslcan@ualberta.ca by January 10, 2016. In the subject line, please insert “TESL Canada Journal 2016 Special Issue Proposal”. Please direct questions regarding proposals to the Editor (Marian Rossiter) at teslcan@ualberta.ca.

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