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Author Guidelines

Manuscript Requirements

Manuscripts submitted to New Horizons for Learning are reviewed only if they meet the following criteria:

Content: The article is not under presently under review elsewhere. Content of the article is original and has not been previously published in whole or in part. All of the authors agree to submit the article to New Horizons for Learning.

Length: Submissions of approximately five pages are suggested, but papers of any length may be submitted. This may be supplemented with or substituted by PowerPoints, photos, videos, interactive lesson plans, and/or web presence collaboration with our site users. The more interdisciplinary, collaborative, multi-media, scenario-based, the better. Please take this unique opportunity to be as creative as possible and share with our readers the initiatives and research you are doing to transform education. We want to create a generative process where users are inspired to contribute and join force.

Style: Manuscripts should be in APA style, 6th Edition, including an APA reference list and abstract of no more than 175 words.

Additions: Include a recent photograph and biography. Include a cover letter that acknowledges the article is original, not under review elsewhere, and all authors agree to the submission. Include an additional bibliography of helpful and relevant sources to allow readers to explore the topics covered in greater depth.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

    1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

    1. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  1. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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