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Call for Chapter Proposals

The International Handbook of Evaluation and Assessment in Education

Dear Professor/Researcher, 

We are pleased to inform you that the International Handbook of Evaluation and Assessment in Education (Springer) is now calling for chapter proposals. This international handbook is edited by Prof. Dr. Stephan Huber, the Head of the Institute for the Management and Economics of Education (IBB) at the University of Teacher Education Zug, Switzerland. The book will be published by Springer.

Chapter Proposal Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018

 

Aims and Scope 

This handbook aims to bring together chapters by distinguished authors from around the world. It provides a comprehensive up-to-date compilation of important issues of and around educational assessment and evaluation and includes key researchers and practitioners as authors with rigorously reviewed top-quality contributions. The book takes the scope of providing readers with an understanding of the rich contextual nature of evaluation and assessment in education. The volume is theory-oriented and methodology-based and seeks to bridge the gap between theory, research and practice. The target group is thus both researchers and practitioners.

Therefore, the handbook explores and discusses: 
-       theories of evaluation and assessment,
-       function, role, aims and purpose of evaluation and assessment,
-       impact of evaluation and assessment,
-       methodology, design and methods of evaluation and assessment,
-       principles, standards and quality of evaluation and assessment,
-       issues of planning, coordinating, conducting, reporting of evaluation and assessment

General Information for Authors

The International Handbook of Evaluation and Assessment in Education uses an electronic submission and review process. Authors are strongly advised to carefully read the Aims and Scope of the handbook. Proposals that clearly do not meet standards for scholarship or are not consistent with the Aims & Scope will not be sent out for review.

Chapter proposals should be submitted to by filling the survey questions below. All the chapter proposals should be approximately 500 words in length, following the style of the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). Authors should strictly review the proposals to avoide plagiarism and self-plagiarism before the submission.  All the proposals will be screened, and the selected authors will be contacted to submit a full chapter manuscript.

This handbook uses a four-step submission process. Firstly, please provide author's information in Step I. Then you can take Step II to suggest ideas for topics and authors. Moreover, you can take Step III to submit a 500-word chapter proposal if your topic can be put under one section proposed in the list. In Step IV, the selected authors will be contacted to submit full chapter manuscripts. 

Structure of the survey:
Step I. Author Information
Step II. Ideas for Topics and Authors
Step III. Submit 500-word Chapter Proposal

 

Step I. Author information

Lead author academic title

Step II: Idea for Topic and Authors (1) 

What topic would you propose for this handbook? Who will you suggest as the author(s) for this topic?

Please write the topic and author's full name, affilication and email address.

Please assign your suggested topic to one of the following sections.

Step II: Idea for Topic and Authors (2) 

What topic would you propose for this handbook? Who will you suggest as the author(s) for this topic?

Please write the topic and author's full name, affilication and email address.

Please assign your suggested topic to one of the following sections.

Step II: Idea for Topic and Authors  (3) 

What topic would you propose for this handbook? Who will you suggest as the author(s) for this topic?

Please write the topic and author's full name, affilication and email address.

Please assign your suggested topic to one of the following sections.

Step II: Idea for Topic and Authors (4) 

What topic would you propose for this handbook? Who will you suggest as the author(s) for this topic?

Please write the topic and author's full name, affilication and email address.

Please assign your suggested topic to one of the following sections.

Step III: Submit 500-word Chapter Proposal.

If you already have a topic that matches the list of sections please fill the following information
Other co-authors (optional)

More information about other co-authors will be collected in the seond-phase full manuscript submission

Your chapter proposal fits the following section (First option)

Your chapter proposal fits the following section (Second option)

If your chapter proposal does not match the above section list, please suggest a new section for your proposal.

Your chapter title

Chapter abstract (up to 500 words)

Keywords

References

Please use APA 6 referencing sytle.

Remarks to the editor-in-chief

Further questions regarding the international handbook please contact the editor-in-chief via stephan.huber@phzg.ch

Remarks to the section editors/ editorial board