Instructions to Contributors

All submissions should be well written with minimal grammatical, sentence structure, or organization problems and contain unambiguous, relevant, and supported content. Manuscript should follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition, 2009). Please write in clear and readable English, limit the use of passive voice, and avoid excessive words. Manuscripts should be approximately 20 pages, including abstract, figures, drawings, tables, and references. In accordance with the Code of Ethics, submitting a manuscript indicates that it has not been published previously and is not currently submitted for publication elsewhere, either in its entirety or in part.

Manuscripts must be submitted via the Web through our electronic manuscript submission system. This secure, personalized resource will allow you to track your manuscript through each step of the acceptance and production process. To begin, Click Here to set up your personal account and upload your submission.

Reports of Original Research

Authors should be especially clear in reporting their purpose, procedures, and conclusions. They should suggest implications for and applications to the profession. It is expected that original research will serve as models of well executed methodology rooted in a rigorous adherence to a stated research paradigm. All submitted research articles must conform to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition, 2009).

Articles that Synthesize and Discuss Issues Pertaining to a Research Topic Relevant to and that will Enhance Knowledge of Music Teaching and Learning

Manuscripts should concern timely and significant topics. These papers will be evaluated for whether the author has contributed to the professionís knowledge by providing new insights, drawing inferences and/or developing a synthesis, in contrast to simply providing a summary of extant research.



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