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Journal of Social Studies Research Call for Manuscripts

Research on Technology in the Social Studies: PreK-College

The Journal of Social Studies Research is an internationally recognized peer-reviewed journal designed to foster the dissemination of ideas and research findings related to the social studies. JSSR is the official publication of The International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS).

Proposals are invited for papers for a special issue of the journal on the theme of Research on Technology in the Social Studies: PreK-College. The special issue will be edited by Michael J. Berson and Ilene R. Berson, University of South Florida.

We invite manuscripts on research regarding the use of technology in early childhood, elementary and secondary education, and in pre-service and in-service teacher education. Reports of original social studies research should include a review of the relevant literature, a description of the methodology, a summary of the findings, and a discussion of implications for social studies practice in an educational setting.
We are currently soliciting abstracts for proposed papers for the special issue. Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words and be accompanied by up to six keywords. Inquiries regarding article ideas are welcome.

Deadline for submission of abstract: 25th February 2013 Authors receive invitation to submit full manuscript: 11th March 2013 Deadline for submission of full papers to JSSR online system: 15th August 2013

Email abstracts and keywords to the guest editors [] by the 25th of February. Please put ‘Abstract Journal of Social Studies Research’ in the subject. Full papers are expected to be between 20-35 pages (please refer to the journal website for full ‘instructions for authors’). Each submission will be rigorously refereed using a double-blind peer review process with reviewers from relevant disciplines. Please note: positive review of an abstract does not mean automatic acceptance of the full paper, if the full paper is not written to the standards of the reviewers and editors.

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