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  • 1.  MWIS Call for Submissions

    Posted 20 days ago

    Dear MWIS members,

    We ask you to consider contributing an article for the MWIS newsletter. In this call, we have listed several options, those related to hard skills, and those related to soft skills. These articles could be reflective pieces or could weave together several individual's stories. Also, if you have previously written blog posts consider adapting them for publication in our newsletter. 

    In addition to the submission ideas listed below, we would also like to encourage you to submit articles focusing on your experiences adapting materials for online and distance learning.

    Submission Ideas:

    1. Write an article on your area of interest and expertise in Material's Writing/Publishing.
    2. Write up your session as a full article & Write a TESOL Session Snap Shot or Summary (300 -500 words)
    3. Write a Book Review.
    4. Write an article on:
      • Setting up a publishing business,
      • Finding publishing or materials writing work,
      • Self-promoting,
      • Self-publishing,
      • Designing digital materials,
      • Dealing with taxes, and or
      • Negotiating contracts
      • Working with editors
      • Developing writing, editing, or publishing skills
      • Understanding the publication process
    5. Describe how our vibrant professional community has helped you to bridge gaps, network, and create a safe place in a challenging profession.

    Deadlines: Submissions are due July 15, 2020. Please send submissions to tesol.mwis@gmail.com.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • Articles & Snap Shots should
      • have the title in ALL CAPS
      • list a byline: author's name with embedded email, affiliation, city, country, and an author photo
      • include a 50-word teaser for the Newsletter Homepage
      • be no longer than 1,750 words (including tables)
      • contain no more than five citations
      • include a 2-to-3 sentence author biography and author photos
      • follow the style guidelines in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition (APA style)
      • be in .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .txt format
      • All figures, graphs, and other images should be labeled and sent as separate jpg files.

     

    • Book Reviews should be 650-1000 words in length
      • include a 50-word teaser for the Newsletter Homepage
      • include a 2-3 sentence reviewer biography and reviewer photo
      • follow the style guidelines in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition (APA Style)
      • be .doc or .docx, .rtf, or .txt format
      • All figures, graphs, and other images should be labeled and sent as separate jpg files.

    Furthermore, if you have a specific interest, please let us know so we can seek out and publish articles and resources that will benefit you and your work as a materials writer.

    Sincerely,

    MWIS leadership team



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    Carol Williams
    English Lecturer
    Abu Dhabi Polytechnic
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