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Before submitting a query or manuscript to TIA, we encourage you to review the author guidelines, familiarize yourself with TIA's review & publication process, and carefully review the information about ethical considerations.

Things to do before submitting.

To submit a query, please:

  1. Review our aims and scope, as well as our ethical considerations. Note: queries may be submitted to more than one journal simultaneously.
  2. Prepare your proposal or summary, being sure to address: a) What is the topic/ what is the manuscript (or potential manuscript) about? (b) How does the topic relate to the field of educational development? (c) How does this manuscript contribute to our understanding of the field?
  3. Initiate the submission process and use the document upload section to attach and submit your query.

To submit a manuscript, please:

  1. Read the author guidelines, review & publication process, and ethical considerations carefully.
  2. Ensure your manuscript is attentive to TIA’s audience and educational development context and is well-situated within the current literature.
  3. Prepare your manuscript following the journal’s word count limits and style guidelines. IMPORTANT: All submissions consist of a Manuscript file and signed Author Agreement forms from each author. Details are outlined in author guidelines.
  4. If your manuscript includes data from human subjects, ensure you include information about IRB approval. Determine and report any conflicts of interests.
  5. Initiate the submission process.

We encourage you to reach out to TIA editors at any point if you have questions.

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Note: If a manuscript is accepted for publication, the Publisher is granted a non-exclusive, perpetual license to publish the work as part of To Improve the Academy: A Journal of Educational Development under a CC-BY-NC-ND license, and may act on behalf of the author(s) to make the work discoverable and accessible itself and via third-party indexes, catalogs, etc. There are no publication fees for To Improve the Academy.