CTER v32n2 - Author Instructions
Career and Technical Education Research
MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION : One (1) electronic copy (on floppy disk, CD, or e-mail) of the manuscript should be submitted to the Editor. The electronic version must be in MS Word version 6 or higher. Manuscripts typically range in length from 20 to 30 double-spaced pages including references, tables, and figures. Text, references, and tables must be prepared according to the guidelines detailed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5 th edition). The title page should include the title of the article, and the name, affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number for each author. Each manuscript must be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 150 words and all lines in the manuscript must be consecutively numbered. The receipt of all manuscripts will be acknowledged within one week of receipt. Manuscripts are subjected to a double-blind refereed review process. Typically, three individuals, plus the Editor, review each manuscript. Reviewers' comments and a letter indicating the publication decision will be sent to the primary author approximately 3-4 months following receipt. Manuscripts accepted for publication are usually published within one year of formal acceptance. To defray rising publication costs, authors who are not members of ACTER will be required to pay a $50.00 fee if their manuscript is accepted for publication. Published authors will receive two complimentary copies of the CTER .
Send manuscripts to:
Dr. Steven R. Aragon
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
352 Education Building, MC-708
1310 S. Sixth Street Champaign, IL 61820
READER COMMENTS : CTER welcomes comments from readers on articles that have appeared in recent issues. Submitted comments much speak directly to content of the article of reference, not exceed four manuscript pages, and conform to APA reporting format. These manuscripts may be sent out for peer review at the Editor's discretion. Author(s) of the original article will have an option of responding to published comments of their work.
SUBSCRIPTIONS : The CTER is included in regular and student membership dues to the Association for Career and Technical Education Research ( ACTER ). Journal subscriptions are $65 per calendar year to non-members. Subscribers outside the United States should add an additional $10 to cover mailing costs. Subscription orders should be addressed to Dr. Oscar Aliaga, University of Minnesota, 1954 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108-6199
REPRODUCTION RIGHTS : ACTERretains literary property rights on copyrighted articles. However, articles published in the CTER can be reproduced for academic and not-for-profit activities with the stipulation that credit is given to the CTER. All other forms of use require written permission from the publisher.
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