Research Articles/Field Reports
News & Notes Items
Applied Environmental Education and Communication is a scholarly, peer-reviewed
quarterly for both academics and practitioners. It presents the latest environmental
developments in the fields of education, communication, social marketing, journalism,
and behavioral science, as well as information on sustainability education, environmental
interpretation, risk communication, public relations and outreach, environmental health
communication, governmental and corporate public awareness, and environmental campaigns
around the world.
RESEARCH ARTICLES AND FIELD REPORTS
Applied Environmental Education and Communication is accepting research articles and
field reports for peer-review and possible publication.
Research Articles are based on original quantitative or qualitative research and are
of particular relevance to practitioners in the field. For example, they may show how
theories of learning or behavior change were applied in a project. The emphasis is always
on what worked and what didn't in different situations and why. Maximum length of
articles: 3,500 words.
Field Reports are factual accounts of items of interest such as emerging research or
issues, analysis of major campaigns or trends in funding flows. Maximum length of
articles: 3,500 words.
To Submit a Manuscript:
Applied Environmental Education & Communication receives all manuscript submissions electronically
via its ScholarOne Manuscripts website.
ScholarOne Manuscripts allows for rapid submission of original and revised manuscripts, and facilitates the review
process and internal communication between authors, editors, and reviewers via a web-based platform.
ScholarOne technical support can be accessed at http://scholarone.com/services/support.
If you have any other requests, please contact Brian Day, Editor-in-Chief, at firstname.lastname@example.org
All accepted manuscripts, artwork, and photographs become property of the publisher.
Submission of a manuscript to the journal is understood to imply that it or substantial
parts of it have not been published or accepted for publication elsewhere and that it is
not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
To Prepare Your Manuscript:
Manuscripts, including tables, figures, and references, should be prepared in accordance
with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition. Please
double-space text and number manuscript pages consecutively throughout the paper.
Illustrations submitted (line drawings, halftones, photos, photomicrographs, etc.) should be
clean originals or digital files. Digital files are recommended for highest quality
reproduction and should follow these guidelines:
Four-color illustrations will be considered for publication; however, the author will be
required to bear the full cost involved in their printing and publication. The publisher
has the right to refuse publication of color prints deemed unacceptable.
- 300 dpi or higher
- sized to fit on journal page
- EPS, TIFF, or PSD format only
- submitted as separate files, not embedded in text files
Tables and Figures
Tables and figures should not be embedded in the text, but should be included as separate
sheets or files. A short descriptive title should appear above each table with a clear
legend, and any footnotes suitably identified below. All units must be included. Figures
should be completely labeled, taking into account necessary size reduction. Captions
should be included on a separate sheet. All original figures should be clearly marked in
pencil on the reverse side with the number, author's name, and top edge indicated.
One set of page proofs is sent to the designated author. Proofs should be carefully
checked and returned within 48 hours.
Reprints and Complimentary Copies
The corresponding author of each article will receive one complete copy of the issue in
which the article appears. Reprints of individual articles may be ordered from
Taylor & Francis. A reprint order form will be included with page proofs.
Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from
other sources and are required to sign an agreement for transfer of copyright to the
News & Notes Submissions
AEEC welcomes suggestions for items to include in the journalís News & Notes section,
which highlights current and forthcoming items of interest.
Maximum length is 200 words. Please include the following information for each kind of item:
1. Announcements of upcoming conferences should include name, location, and
dates of conference; sponsoring institution(s); key program themes; deadline and address for submitting
abstracts; deadline and address for registration; and contact party for further information.
2. Announcements of completed conferences should include name, location, and dates of conference;
sponsoring institution(s); key themes, presentations, and recommendations; contact party for further
3. Major campaign announcements should include name and location of sponsor(s); funding partners;
brief description of the campaign goal and communication/marketing methods used; contact party for further
4. Funding information should include name and address of funding source; primary contact person;
brief description of required qualifications for obtaining funds.
5. Call for papers announcements should include name and address of organization issuing call;
primary contact person; brief description of topic and submission requirements.
6. Photos or Logos are used to accompany News and Notes items. We encourage you to send quality
images that highlight the information contained in your announcement (organizational logos, campaign graphics,
Submit suggestions for News & Notes by sending your name, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail address to:
Brian A. Day, Editor
Applied Environmental Education and Communication
2090 Avalon Way
Crozet, VA 22932