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Policies

All submissions are peer-reviewed, and we are now accepting submissions on a rolling basis. To submit you are required to make an account, it is free and fast. This allows your submission to be accepted into the peer review process which all submissions go through. To submit to the journal click here.

Contents

Philosophy of The STEAM Journal

For more information, please see The STEAM Journal Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article/artworks to be considered for publication in The STEAM Journal provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors/artists are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to The STEAM Journal, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at The STEAM Journal. If you have concerns about the submission terms for The STEAM Journal, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Guidelines:

An academic paper of 1000-1500 words: this paper can be theoretical, a discussion of an issue or policy pertaining to STEAM or aspects linked to STEAM such as creativity, innovation, future work force or a research paper. These papers should reflect scholarly and research writing. Submissions using the American Psychological Association APA format are encouraged.

A reflection of 250-500 words: this can be a reflection from the field (any field that is relevant to STEAM) and can be a personal reaction that offers insights into STEAM and related topics. (Up to 4 optional images as JPEG files no larger than 2 MB each may be included, but is not required).

Field notes A lesson/program/unit plan ‘notes from the field’ of 500-1000 words: This piece should be an overview of a successful plan that was carried out through a lesson, program, unit or action that led to positive outcomes of STEAM. The location, age and number of students/participants should be listed. The steps carried out should be explained with a list of resources needed. Photographs or sample work is strongly encouraged to visually support the plan's outcome. This is open to educators, activists, advocates, community outreach and any relevant work in organizations. (Up to 4 optional images as JPEG files no larger than 2 MB each may be included, but is not required).

Image/Art work: Art work that responds to the field of STEAM may be submitted. The art work can consist of one image or up to 4 related images, each JPEG file no larger than 2 MB. The artwork should be accompanied by a title and a paragraph to explain the work that does not exceed 500 words.

Poem/script/narrative or anything that fits into the STEAM theme that is not listed here will be reviewed, 500 to 1000 words: this can be from any field (any field that is relevant to STEAM) and can be a submission that fits into STEAM and related topics, and may not be described here but can still be considered. (Up to 4 optional images as JPEG files no larger than 2 MB each may be included, but is not required).

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Rights for Authors

As described in our copyright permission and submission agreement form, in consideration for publication of the article/artwork, authors/artists agree to the condition that The STEAM Journal applies the Creative Commons License (CCL) to all works we publish. 'Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License'

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/.

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs

CC BY-NC-ND

This broad license was developed to facilitate open access to, and free use of, original works of all types. Applying a standard Creative Commons license to your work will ensure your right to make your work freely and openly available. Learn more about open access. For queries about the license, please contact us.

Attribution and Usage Policies

  • Authors/artists are free to Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • Under the following conditions: Attribution – Noncommercial – No Derivatives (CC BY-NC-ND)

    • Attribution - You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
    • Noncommercial - You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
    • No Derivative Works - You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of The STEAM Journal or Scholarship@Claremont website and/or software agree not to misuse The STEAM Journal or Scholarship@Claremont service or software in any way.

The failure of Scholarship@Claremont to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between The STEAM Journal or Scholarship@Claremont and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article/Artwork.

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