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On CALL Submission Guidelines

General Guidelines

Submissions should be
  • on a CALL-related topic
  • submitted electronically, in Microsoft Word (.doc) or rich text (rtf) format
  • begin with a brief abstract (50 words)
  • conclude with a one- or two-sentence author bio for each author
  • no more than 1,750 words (other types of submissions will be shorter)
  • use the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition (APA) guidelines for reference format
All submissions will be edited for clarity, style, and length. Articles requiring revision will be returned to the author with suggestions. The author is expected to respond to the feedback and resubmit the article in a timely manner. Submission of articles does not guarantee publication. 

Graphics and Photos

Graphics and digital photos must
  • be .jpg, ,gif, or .tiff format
  • be at least 300 dpi resolution (higher is better)
  • include a caption, the name of each person in the photo, and, if known, the name of the photographer


  • The author(s) should obtain written permission from the copyright holder to reproduce graphics such as tables, figures, and photos taken from published sources, including websites.
  • If the author(s) take a photograph of a person, he or she should obtain a release from that person to reproduce the photograph in the newsletter. No release is necessary for photos of the author(s).
If you have any questions about permissions, please contact TESOL Publications.

How to Submit

Please send submissions as an email attachment to the editor, Larry Udry.