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The Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP), in collaboration with the ASPH/Pfizer Public Health Academy of Distinguished Teachers (Teaching Academy), will publish a theme issue in May 2011 on "Teaching and Learning in the Community." JPHMP ( is a peer-reviewed bimonthly publication recognized as the nation?s leading practice
journal in population health. The Teaching Academy is a 40+-member strong body that seeks to elevate the excellence, visibility, scholarship and impact of learning and teaching in public health.

Abstracts are sought on the following topics: community learning, service learning, experiential learning, multi-disciplinary education (among public health and other professions), and field experiences (community-based participatory research, academic requirements, internships and fellowships, teaching health departments, etc.), for K-12, undergraduate, certificate, masters, and doctoral-level students as well as for an educated citizenry in public health. Submission of abstracts by students or student groups is encouraged.

Abstracts (200-250 words maximum) are due February 19, 2010 and will be peer-reviewed by an independent, objective review committee. Send abstracts to John E. McElligott at

Authors will be notified by March 12, 2010 as to whether or not a full manuscript is requested. Manuscripts will be due in May 2010. The notice to authors of reviewers' decisions/comments will be by August 1, 2010. Final revisions by authors will be due by Oct. 15, 2010. The issue is expected to be published in May 2011.

The journal is also looking for peer reviewers. If you are interested, please contact John E. McElligott at


The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CJSoTL), a peer reviewed, trans-disciplinary, open-access electronic journal created and supported by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education <>, will publish its inaugural issue in January, 2010. CJSoTL is currently accepting submissions (in French or English) from academic professionals working to understand and enhance learning through systematic scholarly inquiry. Articles relevant to the Canadian context that shed new light on the teaching and learning interests of post-secondary education in Canada, including quantitative and/or qualitative research reports and essays examining issues in the scholarship of teaching and learning, are welcome.
The deadline for submissions for the inaugural issue is November 8, 2009.

For additional submission guidelines and format requirements, please see the Submission Guidelines page on the journal website

We are also accepting nominations for reviewers for the journal. If you would like to review for CJSoTL, please contact us at <>.
Dianne Bateman*, Champlain St-Lambert College & McGill University
Dieter SchÃ*nwetter*, University of Manitoba Co-Editors, The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

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July 2010 issue of IJSoTL is now available!!

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