If you are investigating submitting your work to a journal, consider contacting an International Reading Association Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
The College Literacy and Learning Special Interest Group (CLL-SIG) of the International Reading Association produces two publications. The editors of the Innovative Learning Strategies 21st Biennial Yearbook (2010-2012) are calling for manuscripts. The deadline is December 1, 2011, and the volume will be published in May 2012. Copies of the yearbook will be available at the 2012 International Reading Association National Convention. Authors are encouraged to submit articles in the following categories pertinent to college level reading programs and strategies that enhance students’ academic success: description of program models, discussion of successful instructional strategies/materials/methodologies, and report of research. For a detailed list of submission requirements, contact Lou Ann Sears, Editor, by phone at 724-836-7098, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail at Innovative Learning Strategies, 2010 – 2012, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Faculty Office Building 105, 150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601.
The CLL-SIG’s Journal of College Literacy and Learning (JCLL) welcomes material related to advancing scholarship on reading, writing, and study strategies at the postsecondary level. JCLL is a refereed publication that provides a forum for the exchange of information regarding research, theory, and practice. Previously published or works under consideration elsewhere cannot be considered. Please contact editors Connie Kendall Theado (email@example.com) and Amy J. Wan (firstname.lastname@example.org) for submission guidelines.
The Concern for Affect in Reading Education Special Interest Group (CARE SIG) seeks quality manuscripts for publication in its spring issue of the Affective Reading Education Journal. The co-editors of the journal are Dr. Janet A. Finke, Associate Professor of Literacy Education at Central Washington University, and Dr. Angela Rutherford, Associate Professor of Literacy at University of Mississippi. For publication consideration, please submit manuscripts via email to Dr. Rutherford and Dr. Janet A. Finke at email@example.com. When submitting a manuscript, please indicate “CARE submission” in the subject heading of the email. For additional information regarding manuscripts, contact Dr. Rutherford at 662-915-7625 or Dr. Finke at 509-963-1951.
Dr. Katherine Wiesendanger, a faculty member in Education at Longwood University in VA, has been selected to serve as chairperson of the CARE SIG. As chairperson, she will focus on initiatives that emphasize colleagues support, give all members a voice in the organization, and engage as many as possible in leadership roles. CARE will offer programs at the IRA conferences that adopt a broad-based model, which includes both featured speakers and round table discussions. CARE welcomes new members. For information regarding membership, please contact CARE Membership Chair, Dr. Ron Reigner of West Georgia State University, at firstname.lastname@example.org