Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

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Sense Publishers

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation. For consideration, submit a 500-word proposal by September 1st, 2012 to Dr. Matthew Lynch at Chapters of approximately 10,000 words will be due by December 15th, 2012.

Conceptual Framework and Approach

Reimagining School Reform and Innovation endeavors to provide scholars and laymen with an assortment of theoretical and practical perspectives for questioning contemporary practices and forging new methods of education reform. This project aspires to establish itself as the leading collection of contemporary essays by the major thinkers in the field of education reform and innovation. Carefully attentive to both theory and practice, this project will also become the definitive source for learning about education reform and innovation, while also enhancing the existing literature. This project will attempt to move the field to the next phase of its evolution.

This project endeavors to generate a corpus of new and original scholarship that significantly examines the field of education reform and innovation, broadly conceived. Each chapter will examine one or more of the critical topics that are missing from or underrepresented in the extant literature. Contributors will be asked to situate education reform and innovation in 2012/2013, while offering practical applications, suggestions, and strategies concerning its use, and its future.

Tentative Project Timetable

September 1st: Deadline for submission of a 400-500 word proposal. Contributors will be accepted on a rolling basis.
December 1st: Chapters submitted by contributors on or before this date
February 10th: Each chapter sent to reviewers 1 and 2
March 4th: Authors notified of revisions (if applicable)
March 20: Revised chapters submitted by contributors on or before this date
April 20th: Manuscript edited and delivered to publisher

Editors Contact Information

Matthew Lynch, Ed. D.
Chair and Associate Professor of Education
Langston University
601.630.5238 (cell)