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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission is written by the presenter(s) at the VietTESOL International Convention 2019.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The author will submit 2 document files: (1) the full paper without author identification and (2) Author information (full name, affiliation, bio). The files are in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, or RTF document file formats.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

1. IMPORTANT NOTICE

+ Key dates:
- The submission system opens in early December 2019. Click here to learn how to use the submission system.
- The submission system closes at 11:59 pm Hanoi time, 15th January 2020.
- Tentative date of proceedings publication: June 2020.

+ Eligibility: Only original papers by presenters at the VietTESOL International Convention 2019 are considered. The topic of the submission should be relevant to the abstract submitted to and the presentation made at the Convention. Submissions that have been published elsewhere before are deemed ineligible.

+ Review process: Each submission will undergo a blind review process by two independent experts and renowned scholars in the relevant field(s). Authors should make all attempts to revise their original manuscripts based on the reviewers’ suggestions.

+ Plagiarism Policy: Authors must appropriately acknowledge the ideas and works of others via in-text citations and entries in the References section (following APA 6th Edition).

+ Submission Types: There are 2 different guidelines for research-based and practice-based articles (See part 3 and 4). Authors are welcome to make a submission to an appropriate type regardless of their presentation modes (paper/workshop/poster/electronic mini-workshop/tech fair) at VietTESOL International Convention 2019.

+ Author information: Every author is required to submit personal details including full name, affiliation and a short academic bio (around 80 words long) in a separate word document. Co-author information is placed in the same document together with the first author information.

+ Fee: Please note that if a submission is accepted, the author will pay a VND 1,000,000 publishing fee for inclusion in the conference proceedings (with an ISBN). High-quality papers can be referred to the University of Foreign Language, Hue University for further review to be published in an English issue of their journal ‘Inquiry into Languages and Cultures’ (with an ISSN).

+ Template: Click here for the instructions and templates of the submission file

2. GENERAL FORMATTING CHECKLIST FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS

Paper

Size: A4, with all margins set at 254mm (1 inch)

No author’s name and/or identified bio-data

Font Type

Times New Roman

Title

Maximum: 15 words

Use Title Case (the first letter of each word is capitalized, except for certain small words – articles, prepositions, etc.)

Font size: 16.

Headings

All heading levels:

Bold

Font Size: 12

Uppercase

Body

Font Size: 12

Line Spacing: Single with 0pt spacing before and after

Page number

On the top right corner

Word count

After the Conclusion section

Referencing

APA 6th edition

Bio-data

Maximum: 80 words/author

Written in third-person singular and submitted in a separate file

3. RESEARCH-BASED ARTICLES GUIDELINES

Description

The submission is the author’s original research work.

Length

4,000 words (8 pages), excluding tables, figures and references

Abstract

150-250 words

4 key words (after abstract)

 

Structure

Introduction

Literature Review

Methodology

Findings/ Results

Discussion (Findings and Discussion sections might be combined.)

Implications and Conclusion

References

Appendix (optional)

 

4. PRACTICE-BASED ARTICLES GUIDELINES

Authors might submit practice-based articles in two strands:
General Pedagogical Initiatives or Teaching with Technology

 

General Pedagogical Initiatives

Teaching with Technology

Description

Articles that provide detailed procedures for effective classroom activities.

Articles that showcase effective ICT-based lessons.

Length

2500-3000 words (6 pages)

 

1000-1500 words (3-4 pages)

 

Abstract

150-250 words

4 keywords (after abstract)

150 words

4 keywords (after abstract)

 

Structure

Introduction

Literature review/Key concepts

Procedure/Activities (How the practice is implemented.)

Discussion/Reflection (about impacts and related applications)

Conclusion

References

Appendix (Optional)

Introduction

Definition/Description of the term(s)

Activities

Discussion/Reflection

Conclusion

References/Resources

Appendix (Optional)

VietTESOL Proceedings Editors

Dr. Nguyen Thi Thuy Loan
Mr. Le Van Thinh
Ms. Le Thi Thanh Hai

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