Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The first author is a graduate student.
- The author(s) hold(s) publication rights to the data used in the manuscript.
- 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 OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses) and uses APA citations; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end of the text at the appropriate points, rather than in the text.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- The instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
- All authors agree to the submission of the manuscript.
This section includes research papers, academic essays, systematic literature reviews, and other original writing that have been peer-reviewed and accepted for publication with Emerging Perspectives.
Research papers refers to work resulting from original work conducted by a graduate student. Articles of this type include the objectives, methods used, the results obtained, and a discussion of the work in relation to the field.
In an academic essay, the author takes a particular position and uses the existing literature to support this position. This type of writing may be used to support a particular call to action.
A systematic literature review presents an unbiased overview of the research on a particular topic or in a particular field to provide a summary of research-to-date. The systematic literature review may reveal or showcase conflicting findings or the next steps needed in the research.
A research brief is an opportunity for authors to share an interesting aspect of a research project they have completed or a brief summary of their completed/in-progress study. The research brief should not report the full study findings and will not undergo the full peer-review process but instead be reviewed by editors from the content area.
Specifically, the research brief must:
- Be no more than 5 pages
- Be double-spaced, times new roman size 12 font (APA-Style)
- Have no more than 2 additional pages for references
- Have no more than one additional appendix for a figure/table
A practice brief is an opportunity for authors to share an interesting aspect of teaching or psychology clinical practice that they have encountered in the field. The practice brief should address a need within the field and draw upon research to support their stance. The practice brief will not undergo the full peer-review process but instead be reviewed by editors from the content area. Specifically, the practice brief must:
-Be no more than 5 pages
-Be double-spaced, times new roman size 12 font (APA-Style)
-Have no more than 1 additional page for references-Have no more than one additional appendix for a figure/table
Special IssueArticles submitted to a special issue are submitted to this section. Only those directed to submit to this section should do so.
Authors retain copyright of their papers, including publishing and commercial rights. Attribution should be given to EPIGREP when publishing a previously published article in another venue, including personal websites and blogs.
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