Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

MSU Working Papers in Second Language Studies is an online, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to scholarly content relating to the broad field of second language studies, including second language acquisiton, applied linguistics, TESOL, and other fields.  It is the goal of this journal to provide a medium for students in the SLS Ph.D. and M.A. TESOL programs at MSU to share their ongoing work to a broader audience and to provide feedback to these students on their work.  This journal accepts theoretical research, pedagogical research, book and web site reviews, and interviews.  Please see the section guidelines for information about submittion.  In addition, you can register to be considered as a reviewer for future issues, as an author to submit your own work, or as a reader to receive information about future issues.

 

Section Policies

Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Research Proposals

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Literature Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Interviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Section Guidelines

Each of the four sections of the MSU Working Papers in SLS has different guidelines for submission.  For infrormation about the guidelines of each section, please view the section guidelines document.