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Language Learning in Higher Education

Journal of the European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education (CercleS)

Editor-in-Chief: Mansfield, Gillian / Little, David

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    2191-6128
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    Overview

    • Newly founded journal of the prestigious European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education
    • Dedicated to disseminating the best results of research activities carried out at language centres and higher education departments
    • All articles subjected to double-blind peer review process

    Aims and Scope

    Language Learning in Higher Education deals with the most relevant aspects of language acquisition at university. The CercleS journal presents the outcomes of research on language teaching, blended learning and autonomous learning, language assessment as well as aspects of professional development, quality assurance and university language policy. Its aim is to increase the quality of language teaching and learning programmes offered by university language centers and other providers in higher education by presenting new models and by disseminating the best results of research activities carried out at language centers and in other higher education departments.

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    Instructions for Authors

    Typescripts may be submitted at any time, preferably as e-mail attachments, to the editors-in-chief, Gillian Mansfield  and David Little .

    All submissions that the editors-in-chief judge worthy of serious consideration will be peer-reviewed.

    Articles should be between 5,000 and 7,000 words, including references but excluding tables, figures and appendices. They should be presented as follows:

    1. Name of author(s)
    2. Title of article
    3. Abstract (200-250 words)
    4. Key words (between 5 and 7)
    5. Name of author(s) followed by institutional affiliation(s) and e-mail address(es)
    6. Text of article
    7. Notes (if any)
    8. References
    9. Appendices

    Please observe the following conventions:

    - Margins: 2.5 cm
    - Font: Times New Roman 12pt
    - Paragraph spacing: 1.5 lines
    - No space after paragraphs
    - Except for the first paragraph in a section, indent the first line of each paragraph by pressing the tab key once
    - Tables and figures should be inserted in sequence at the end of your text file. - Indicate roughly where each table/figure should occur by inserting in your text: [Please insert Table/Figure X here]
    - Notes should be used sparingly
    - Figures, screenshots, etc. should be submitted as high-resolution images
    - References, both in the running text and in the list at the end of the article, should be presented strictly according to the De Gruyter Mouton style sheet.

    Submissions that fail to observe these conventions will not be considered for publication.

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    Editorial Information

    Editors-in-Chief

    Gillian Mansfield
    Università degli Studi di Parma, Italy
    e-mail: gillian.mansfield@unipr.it

    David Little
    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    e-mail: dlittle@tcd.ie

    Assistant Editors

    Fiona Dalziel
    Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

    Kevin Haines
    University of Groningen, the Netherlands

    Annick Rivens Mompean
    Université de Lille, France

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    • It's wonderful to find a journal of such kind! Language learning in higher education has its own specificity and I'm glad to have the opportunity to share ideas and experience with colleagues in this respect. Thank you!

      posted by: Nadezhda Todorova on 2012-10-07 02:13 PM (Europe/Berlin)