CFP: Inside English (11/15/04; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Chiang-Schultheiss
contact email: 


inside english: Journal of the English Council of California Two-Year

Editor: Darren Chiang-Schultheiss

Journal's Homepage: <>

Deadlines for Future Issues:

        Winter 2005 15 November 2004
        Spring 2005: 15 February 2005
        Fall 2005: 15 July 2005

inside english invites articles, reviews, and other writing of interest to
instructors of English in two-year colleges, as well as letters in response
to articles or on issues of concern to English faculty. Manuscripts are
also welcome for the journal's occasional columns: "Point of View," "Best
Practices," "Department Chairs," "Part-Time Faculty Concerns," and "One
Good Idea" (describing a single classroom technique or approach). Articles
should be twelve to fifteen double-spaced typed pages (3,000-3,500 words);
reviews, five pages (1,500 words); and letters, one page.

inside english has a 30-year tradition of publishing articles that are
practical and classroom-centered. Our journal addresses professional
concerns among the 111 two-year colleges throughout California.

Readers include full- and part-time faculty who teach composition,
literature, creative writing, business and technical writing, and ESL
courses at two-year, community colleges throughout but not limited to
California. Readers also include graduate students and faculty who teach
freshman and sophomore English courses at four-year colleges.

Some Possible Topics:

The 16-week calendar; state assembly bills that affect our teaching
profession; the teacher-scholar; classroom research; working conditions;
multiple measures and placement tests; differential units; tenure review;
hiring issues; learning outcomes; curriculum development; IMPAC; part-time
teaching issues; teaching basic skills; basic writing; first year
composition; literature; writing center; business & technical writing;
classroom management; new teachers; writing a syllabus; communication &
competency; technology in the classroom; teaching in CAI ("smart")
classrooms; cyber-cheating/plagiarism; guides to avoid plagiarism;

Submission Guidelines:

Articles should be submitted electronically and must be sent as an e-mail
attachment (preferably as an MS Word file), not as e-mail text, to Regular mail can be sent to:

        Darren Chiang-Schultheiss, Editor
        inside english
        Associate Professor of English
        Fullerton College,
        321 E. Chapman Ave.,
        Fullerton, CA 92832-2095

        Phone: 714.992.7442
        FAX: 714.985.9071

In general, manuscripts should follow The MLA Style Manual, The NCTE
Guidelines for Gender-Fair Use of Language
<>, and the Columbia
On-line Style for citing electronic resources. Articles, poems, and reviews
should be titled and list the author's name, e-mail address and campus
affiliation(s) under the title. All submissions should have each page
numbered. When appropriate, endnotes, parenthetical citations, and a
Work(s) Cited page in MLA style should be included. Please enclose a cover
letter that includes the title of the submission, the author's postal and
e-mail addresses, telephone number, a separate but brief biographical
statement in the third person, and a self-addressed stamped legal-sized
envelope if the author wishes the manuscript returned.

The editor reserves the right to edit manuscripts to conform to the language
and style established in inside english. Manuscripts not conforming to the
format described above will be returned unread; manuscripts not accompanied
by self-addressed stamped envelopes cannot be returned or acknowledged.

Thank you for your consideration.

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