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Special Issue Series: 100 Years of the EdD
The Evolution of the Dissertation in Practice

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021

Expected Publication: May 2021

Impacting Education is currently seeking research articles and essay manuscripts for a future special themed issue focused on the evolution of EdD dissertations in their shift to become a more dynamic practitioner preparation experience. Specific requirements for each type of manuscript can be found here.

The themed issue is designed to highlight the challenges, the work, and the results experienced by both EdD students and faculty as they relate to designing and completing EdD practitioner focused dissertations in practice. 

Research articles, essays, and book reviews should be submitted by January 15, 2021 via the IE online submission portal. Manuscripts should adhere to IE’s editorial policies (word count, references, formatting, etc.).

Relevant Dates:

  • January 15, 2021: Manuscripts due to the IE online submission portal

  • January 15, 2021 through March 15, 2021: Peer reviews of submissions, Author revisions and resubmissions

  • March 15, 2021: Final revisions due, decisions on manuscripts

  • May 2021: Expected publication

If you are interested in publishing your work within the themed issue, please contact Dr. Suha Tamim at [email protected], and Dr. Kelly Torres at [email protected], guest editors, or Dr. Stephanie J. Jones, editor-in-chief, at [email protected]

Guest Editors:

Kelly Torres, Ph.D. is the Department Chair of the Educational Psychology and Technology program at TCSPP. She teaches courses in content areas such as educational psychology, motivation and emotion, and K-12 education. Her research interests are focused on teacher certification programs, instructional technology, and online learning. 

Suha R. Tamim is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Curriculum Studies program in the Department of Instruction and Teacher Education at the University of South Carolina. Previously, she taught at the University of Memphis in the Instructional Design and Technology program and at the American University of Beirut in the Faculty of Health Sciences. She currently serves as co-editor for an edited volume published by Routledge. Previously, she served as co-book review editor and editorial assistant for the Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning.