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Essays In Education is published by the Department of Education at the University Of South Carolina Aiken.
ISSN: 1527-9359


Submitting A Manuscript

Department of Education

Timothy Lintner
USC Aiken

Editorial Consultant Jeff Mastromonico
USC Aiken

Submissions To The Journal

Authors submitting works to Essays In Education warrant that their works are not currently under consideration by any other publication and that any portion of the work is not subject to additional copyright regulations, unless prior required consents have been obtained.

Articles are to be submitted to the editor, preferably by electronic mail . Mail to:

Cover Sheet, Title, Author Information and
Key Words

Please provide a cover sheet indicating the title of the article, the author's name and institutional affiliation, and both electronic and standard addresses.

The title of the manuscript should appear on the first page of the text. Leave blank a single line and then list the author's name and institutional affiliation. Continue this format for multiple authors.

Leave a blank line, then type "KEY WORDS" and list three to six key words or phrases (separated by semicolons) that may be used to index the manuscript.


Each manuscript should be accompanied by an abstract. Insert the abstract between the list of key words and the beginning of the text. Abstracts should not exceed 15 lines in length.


Although there is no established length, scholarly articles between 15-30 pages are preferred.

Though tables and graphs are welcome, these should be used sparingly within the body of the text.

Single space all copy. Insert a blank line between paragraphs, between references in the REFERENCE section, and before and after subheadings, etc.

Use the American Psychological Association (APA)-5th edition format for all citations and references. Please contact the editors for any format questions that are not covered in the most recent edition of the APA Publication Manual.

All major headings and subheadings should be flush left.

Reprints of Articles

Articles included in Essays In Education may be reproduced for any medium for non-commercial purposes.


Please note that as of 2006, Essays in Education has changed from a peer-reviewed to an editor-reviewed format. All articles subsequent to 2006 were peer-reviewed.