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Articles published in the Research Conference Proceedings are copyrighted by the respective author(s). Permission to reproduce an article or portions from an article must be obtained from the author.

Evaluation Rubric

All submissions to the Research Conference Proceedings are evaluated through double-blinded peer review using the following rubric:

Papers must contain the following:

·            Title

·            Abstract (not to exceed 250 words)

·            Introduction, including a connection to one or more standards from the Standards for Teacher Educators produced by the Association of Teacher Educators

·            Literature Review, Theoretical Framework, and/or Conceptual                     Framework

·            Research question(s)

·            Methodology

·            Results/Findings

·            Discussion, including a discussion of how research can inform the practice of teaching and teacher education

·            References

Papers should be between 2000-2500 words, not including references.

Evaluation Area
Abstract and Introduction – Abstract is comprehensive and informative. Introduction provides overview of present study and includes clear connection to one or more of the ATE Standards for Teacher Educators.
Literature Review; Theoretical and/or Conceptual Framework(s) –Literature review is comprehensive and demonstrates effective use of current scholarly references to support and situate argument in existing research. Description of theoretical and/or conceptual framework(s) demonstrate(s) clear relevance and undergirding support for the research.
Research Questions and Methodology – Clear statement of the research problem(s) and/or question(s). Methodology (including research tools) align(s) with research question(s) and with theoretical and/or conceptual framework(s).
Findings – Clear and accurate description of data collection and analysis procedures.
Discussion and Conclusions – Discussion details links to previous teacher education research, and explains how present study extends existing knowledge. Conclusions are clearly connected to findings and include discussion of how the research can inform practice and/or theory of teaching and teacher education.
Clarity of Writing – Writing is clear, engaging, and free from spelling, grammar, and syntax errors. Group names/terminology, subject pronouns, and other usage should conform to APA 7 formatting.


The editorial leadership of the Research Conference Proceedings is overseen by the Research Committee of the Association of Teacher Educators.

Charlene Johnson, Chair (2021)

Marie Byrd, Board Liaison

Members: Shaoan Zhang (2021), Nastassia Jones (2021), Kimberly Reinhardt (2021), Rebecca Fredrickson (2021), Ewa McGrail (2023), John McConnell (Co-Chair, Distinguished Dissertation in Teacher Education, 2021); Aaron Zimmerman (Co-Editor, Research Conference Proceedings, 2022), Maika J. Yeigh (2022), Tracy Spies (Co-Editor, Research Conference Proceedings, 2022), Bianca Prather-Jones (Chair, Distinguished Research in Teacher Education, 2022), Pamela Barnes (2022), Tara Beziat (2023), Aiyanna Henry (Co-Chair, Distinguished Dissertation in Teacher Education Award, 2022), Laveria Hutchinson (2023), Patricia Marsh (2023).

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