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Author Guidelines

We welcome both theoretical and practical works that deal with progressive, non-violent, and non-oppressive, post development engineering practices that enhance gender, racial, class, and cultural equity. Original articles up to 5000 words excluding captions, bylines, notes, and references are required to be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word or Open Office documents pending review. Final submission (following review and acceptance) will be as ‘pdf’ files.

Authors are advised to ensure that their work is appropriately grounded in a review of existing literature. Submissions are accepted with the understanding that they will be subject to review and editorial revision and that they neither have been nor will be published elsewhere.

Articles will be published under one of four categories:

  • Critiques of Engineering Practices
  • Alternative Practices in Engineering
  • Engineering Pedagogy
  • Public Policy and Engagement

 

All manuscripts and materials should be submitted through this website by registering as an author on this page.

The Editor-in-Chief may decline to consider a manuscript for several reasons, including inadequate evidence that the method is substantially new and promising, poor preparation, an insufficiently clear and detailed presentation, and a lack of adherence to the journal’s guidelines for manuscript preparation. The Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to reject manuscripts. The Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to make the final decision when conflicts of editorial opinion arise. Once a manuscript has been accepted for consideration, it will be assigned to the Manuscript Editor for distribution to reviewers. Articles will be reviewed blindly by two or three persons with expertise in the area.

You may find it useful to watch this short online tutorial, which outlines the online submission process.

 

  • For all submissions other than reviews, please provide an abstract of approximately 100-150 words which provides your readers with an overview of the paper. It is important that your abstract clearly states the purpose of your paper and summarizes the content.
  • Please use single-spaced 12-point Times New Roman for all text, except where stated otherwise.
  • Please use 14-point font for the title, which should be in bold, upper and lower case letters, centered on the page.
  • First level headings should be in bold and in upper case.
  • Second level headings in bold, upper and lower case.
  • Third level headings, including descriptions of tables, figures and images, should be italicised.
  • The submission files should be in Microsoft Word, RTF, or equivalent Open Source document file format.
  • No footnotes please - instead use endnotes. If it is possible to provide links to further information on the internet, please consider using hyperlinks rather than endnotes.
  • Photographs, diagrams and other audio-visual aids are encouraged. Please include these in the text where and as they should appear. Please provide images in gif or jpeg formats.
  • A list of references should be provided at the end of the paper. References should relate only to material cited within the manuscript.
  • Submitted manuscripts must be written in the APA editorial style. Further information is available at APA Style

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or Open Office document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. You have secured the permission of all named co-authors, and have agreed the order of names for publication.
  5. The instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  6. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms: Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

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