Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The BC TEAL Journal is the peer-reviewed publication of the Association of BC Teachers of English as an Additional Language (BC TEAL).  The journal exists to promote scholarship related to the teaching and learning of English as an Additional Language in British Columbia, with articles explicitly reflecting the various contexts and settings of the BC TEAL membership.

The BC TEAL Journal publishes on an ongoing basis, with articles gathered into a single issue over the course of one calendar year.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Theoretical Analysis, Classroom Practice, Opinion Essays

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Submissions that fall within the focus and scope of the BC TEAL Journal undergo double-blind peer review by reviewers familiar with the various contexts and settings related to the teaching and learning of English as an Additional Language in British Columbia.  Typically, reviewers have four to six weeks to complete their review. The entire process, however, could take up to six months before a decision regarding publication is completed.

 

Publication Frequency

The BC TEAL Journal publishes on an ongoing basis, with articles gathered into a single issue over the course of one calendar year.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.