Call for Papers: A Special Issue of the Alberta Journal of Educational Research: Teacher Education and Teaching [working title]


Guest Editors:

Bonnie Watt, Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development and Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta

Remonia Stoddart-Morrison, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta

Topics include:

  1. Preparation and development of/for pre-service and in-service teachers.
  2. Policy and practice: local, provincial, national, and/or international.
  3. Teacher education communities and partnerships with, for example, organizations, administration, and post-secondary faculty, students, and staff.
  4. Youth, teachers, and families.
  5. Subject-specific teacher education.
  6. Pedagogy and knowledge: practical, critical, and content.
  7. Teachers and teacher educators: everyday work and working conditions, work-life balance, identities, agency, and professional learning.
  8. Critical concerns related to teacher education and development: care, hope, second career, transitions, field experiences, mentor(ing), curricular development, immigration, migration, ethnicity, age, equality, class, gender, early school leavers, youth and adult education, community-based education, leadership, and indigenous education.

We welcome a variety of methodologies and a wide range of topics in the area of teaching and teacher education.


Abstracts due: May 31, 2018 (e-mail abstracts to

Manuscripts due: October 1, 2018 (see below for manuscript and submission guidelines)

Abstracts: 250-500 words.

Manuscripts: 5,000 to 6,000 words exclusive of title page, 250-word abstract, references, and appendices.

For manuscript and submission guidelines, visit the AJER Web site