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The Journal of Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (JSLAT) is a publication of the University of Arizona Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT). This journal was conceived as a source for scholarly dialogue among SLAT students, SLAT faculty, and the second language research community at large. This journal is an opportunity for doctoral students in the field of second language studies to experience the publishing process as well as an outlet for established second language researchers to present completed research and work in progress.Focus and Scope
JSLAT publishes empirical studies, pedagogical reports, research in progress, or conceptual/theoretical studies.
Possible topics include:
Papers from a variety of disciplines, including interdisciplinary papers, are welcome. First language studies with relevance to second language acquisition and teaching will also be considered. Submissions are accepted in English as well as other languages (e.g., Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin, Turkish, etc.) if an abstract can be provided in English.Submission 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.
Authors retain all rights to their work published by the University of Arizona Libraries' Publishing Program. The specific terms of our author agreements may vary slightly from journal to journal, but they all constitute nonexclusive licenses covering the rights required to publish, index, abstract, and preserve the content. Authors are free to reuse their work and to enter into other agreements as long as they credit the relevant journal as the site of first publication and provide a link to the journal website. We support the use of Creative Commons licenses by our journals and encourage them to allow further distribution and reuse of their content as appropriate.Peer Review JSLAT operates a blind peer review policy. Licences
Journal of Second Language Acquisition and Teaching allows the following licences for submission:
Journals published or hosted by the University of Arizona Libraries' Publishing Program do not charge author publishing fees. All journals hosted by the University of Arizona Libraries are fully open access, with no charges to access or to publish.