Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • What time of year can I submit to the Journal?
    • Submissions are welcome at any time. Special Issues (normally one per year) have specific deadlines – look out for calls.

 

  • Who publishes the Journal?
    • The Journal is published by Intellect in partnership with InSEA.  Online access is free to insea members through members area of the insea website.  Hard copy and online subscriptions available from Intellect Ltd.

 

  • Do I have to be a member of InSEA to submit?
    • No.

 

 

  • If I register as an author does it mean I have to submit something?
    • No.

 

  • What kind of submission does the Journal accept?
    • Articles
    • Visual Essays
    • Book reviews
    • Exhibition reviews
    • For more information about each category, see the Author Guidelines

 

  • What happens to my article after I submit it?
    • All research articles and visual texts are peer-reviewed.
    • Information about our peer-review process is available under ‘about’.

 

  • Can I submit by post or email attachment?
    • No.

 

  • English is not my first language, can I submit in my own language?
    • No.
    • This is an English language Journal, but we do ask authors to submit the abstract in their native language (in addition to English).

 

  • I would like to submit an article, how can I get help with English?
    • First, write the article and get your peers to comment on it. The most important thing is the quality and academic merit of the article.
    • Translate it into English and share it with a native English speaker if possible.
    • When you are happy with it, send it to the Journal. Please note that the editors and reviewers are very helpful and will make suggestions, but it is not their job to translate, proof read or copy edit.

 

  • Is it possible to get professional help with English proof reading and copy-editing before I submit, or if I have been asked to improve the English by reviewers?
    • Yes, authors for whom English is not the first language may choose to have their manuscript professionally edited before submission to improve the English. Reliable, trustworthy independent suppliers of editing services can be found at http://www.wordpowerservices.co.uk All services are paid for and arranged by the author(s) directly with the company and use of this service does not guarantee acceptance or preference for publication.

 

  • How long does it take for my work to be published?
    • If your submission is accepted, it usually takes between 10 and 14 months to be published; this is normal in top quality academic journals.

 

  • Can I submit images as well as text?
    • Yes, images are very welcome.
    • Images are submitted in digital format ONLY.

 

  • Can I submit drawings, paintings or photographs?
    • No, but you can submit digital images of them.

 

  • What do I need to do about copyright?
    • You must complete a copyright agreement before your contribution can be published.

 

  • I have never published anything in an academic journal, but I am very interested in the International Journal of Education Through Art, what should I do next?
    • Read some back issues and the Call for Articles, speak to friends and colleagues.
    • Contact the editor.

 

  • I am an artist/ historian/ architect/ designer/ photographer/ student; can I submit an article about my work?
    • Yes, just read the Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines first and make sure what you submit is in accordance with these.

 

 

 

GC 17 September 2013.