If you wish to submit to The School House please note the following:
All submissions are subject to review by the publications team.
We currently accept submissions from both JALT members and non-members.
The School House is published three times a year.
Submissions for The School House are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Types of articles:
Feature research-based articles (3,000 – 5,000 words)
Short articles (maximum 1,500 words)
Interviews (1,000 – 3,000 words)
Classroom ideas (maximum 1,000 words)
Book reviews (700–2,000 words) 700 – 2,000 words)
Conference/ presentation reviews (700 – 2,000 words)
Text Reviews (700 – 2,000 words and based on a text you actually used in class.
Language program reviews (600 – 1500 words)
Quick Formatting Guidelines:
Style: The School House basically follows the APA 7 style for English manuscripts.
Font: Times New Roman size 12 for the entire manuscript
Line spacing: 1.5, except for the bibliography/references which is single line spacing for each reference.
New pages for: Appendixes and references/bibliography
Title, author’s name(s), and affiliation: Centre
Text: Left aligned. Paragraphs are indented
Headings/subheadings: Bold font with no numbers.
For more guidance please look at this edition of The School House.
Please email your (APA formatted) document, in a Word (.doc and .docx) format to theschoolhouse.tylsig[@]gmail.com (remember to remove the ).
Please ensure to:
- Indicate the type of article you are submitting in the body of the email.
- Include your name as you want it to appear in the journal.
- Include your affiliation (the name of where you work).
- Three, or four key words for your article (if applicable).
Publication of research articles is subject to a double blind peer review. The evaluation process for research-based articles typically takes about four weeks, after which time the author will be informed of the peer reviewers’ decision.