MountainRise is published each spring and fall. Submissions can
be made at any time during the calendar year with notification about
the review of submissions given as soon as the editorial process
allows. Send manuscripts as word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors are invited to become aware of the editorial review process.
All submissions must be previously unpublished and sent to the
editor as a Word document. Articles in the form of a hypertext document
with relevant and referenced web sites and graphics, as well as
a brief list of suggested links for further consideration by readers,
are especially encouraged.
- All submissions are to be double-spaced and between 3000
- 6000 words in length
- Notes, citations, and suggested sources should be placed
at the end of the submission in APA format (APA Publication Manual,
- APA style for heads should be followed
- Submissions are blind reviewed and the author's name should
not appear on the electronic document
- Use 12p, arial font
- Place page numbers in the upper right hand corner
- Each manuscript needs to be prefaced with a 50-100 word abstract
that will be included with the published article.
- Any tables, figures, diagrams, images need to be camera-ready
Author(s) of accepted work will be asked to provide and a 75-100
for the next issue is October 1, 2009.
Suggested Areas for Submissions
Articles are to focus upon research in any area of pedagogy
or focus upon current issues in teaching & learning and the
practial implications of that research for teaching and learning
in higher education. Some possible directions include but are not
limited to the following:
- Explain a particular problem in teaching and/or the learning
experience and, based upon research, provide a solution with
justification and results and how those results are to be understood
- Present a personal case study or pedagogical problem, how
and why it was researched as it was, the results, and the evaluation
of those results with suggestions for further changes
- Explain the perspectives and expectations of students today
on teaching & learning based upon measured investigation,
interviews, etc. and what are their reasons and the implications
of those perspectives for faculty
Each issue may publish 1-2 non-scholarly reflections about
the nature, art, meaning, spirit, experience of teaching or why SoTL is of value today. (Length:
Each issue may publish 1-2 original poems about the experience
of teaching and learning in higher education.
MountainRise readers are welcome to send their responses
to any article as a double-spaced Word document in 12p ariel font
to email@example.com for potential
publication in the next issue. Published reader responses will
be found in the "Peak Responses" section of MountainRise.
These letters or essays should be no longer than 500 words. Decisions
about publication will be made by the editors.