Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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 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 submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
- 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.
Full articles should be no longer than 7,000 words including references. Relevant content for full articles include:
- Empirical research findings, research methodology, research design and research process.
- Theoretical understandings or conceptualisations
- Workforce or civil society analyses
Reflective Narratives should be no longer than 2,000 words including references. These should be scholarly pieces supported by academic literature and can be written in the writing style that is most appropriate for the content (eg. yarning, first person, collective voice). Relevant content for reflective narratives include:
- Opinion pieces on recent events or current topics relevant to a social work & welfare audience
- Practice reflections that contain a case study or analysis of practice interventions
- Reflections on an aspect of organisational practice, teaching or the social work or welfare workforce
Teaching Notes should be no longer than 2,000 words including references. These should be scholarly pieces supported by academic literature. Relevant content for teaching notes
- Examples of teaching process, design or philosophies.
- Case studies of the classroom or field work that demonstrate innovation in teaching and learning practice in social work or welfare
New Voices should be no longer than 2,000 words including references. These should be scholarly pieces supported by academic literature. Content for new voices submissions should be a brief overview of beginning research, higher degree research or early career research projects. They can be written at any point in the research process including, early stage scoping of the topic, middle stage data collection or activity, or end stage summarised findings or learnings.
Book reviews of up to 1,200 words may be commissioned by the editors. Please email the Editor with offers of books for review. All article submissions that report on empirical findings must include a statement regarding ethical approval, exemption from ethical approval, or demonstrated consideration of ethical requirements..
Australia New Zealand Association of Social Work and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER) will consider the Submitted Work for publication in ‘Advances in Social Work & Welfare Education’ (Journal).
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