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Philosophy of Northwest Journal of Teacher Education

For more information, please see Northwest Journal of Teacher Education Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Northwest Journal of Teacher Education provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

Article Processing Charges / Article Submission Charges: There are no publication fees.

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Northwest Journal of Teacher Education, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that they will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Northwest Journal of Teacher Education. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Northwest Journal of Teacher Education, please contact myeigh@pdx.edu.

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Formatting Requirements

Northwest Journal of Teacher Education requires submissions use APA format, 7th edition. Submissions should include a cover letter and abstract. Abstracts are limited to 100 words. The manuscript should not have identifying information; maximum length is 4000 words. Once your manuscript is accepted for publication, please follow the final submission guidelines. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Copyright and Rights for Authors and PDXScholar

As a condition of publication in Northwest Journal of Teacher Education, all authors agree to the following terms of licensing/copyright ownership:

  • All works are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).
  • Northwest Journal of Teacher Education retains a non-exclusive license to publish the work, but copyright for all work published in the journal is retained by the author(s).
  • Northwest Journal of Teacher Education is granted non-exclusive electronic representation and distribution rights to Northwest Journal of Teacher Education contents.
  • Authors are permitted to post their work (published, accepted, or submitted versions) online in institutional/disciplinary repositories or on their own websites. The final publisher's PDF and post-print versions should include a citation and link to the journal's website.

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Open Access Policies

Northwest Journal of Teacher Education is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author for non-commercial purposes. Nonetheless, reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein requires credit to the original publication source with a link to both the article and the license. This open access policy is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative's (BOAI) definition of open access.

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Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted or by written agreement requires appropriate credit to the original publication source with a link to both the article and the Creative Commons License.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the PDXScholar website and/or software agree not to misuse the PDXScholar service or software in any way.

The failure of PDXScholar to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between PDXScholar and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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