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- The submission has not been previously published or submitted for consideration by any other journal (or an explanation has been provided in the Comments to the editor).
- The upload file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF or WordPerfect format. Where possible, URL addresses for references are provided.
- Text has single spacing; font size 12; italics are used instead of underlining (except for URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures and tables are placed in the appropriate text places, rather than at the end.
- The text may not exceed 8000 words including abstract, bibliography, tables and figures; and adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements summarized in the author’s Guidelines, which appear in About the Journal.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, follow the instructions ensuring an anonymous review.
1) Presentations/editorials: are prepared exclusively by the coordinator or coordinators responsible as editor or editors invited for the thematic dossier.
General section articles
Los artículos de la sección general se refieren a colaboraciones que dan cuenta de los avances de la investigación en distintos ámbitos temáticos de la educación superior, establecidas por una convocatoria abierta. El Consejo Editorial de ESS, evalúa las propuestas de contribución que hayan llegado y establece la oportuna planificación de los mismos. Pudiesen ser coordinados por una o varias personas, en calidad de Editor (eres) Invitado (os) que se responsabiliza(n) de la organización de la sección.
2) Articles of thematic issues: they collect manuscripts that address a specific subject of higher education, established by an open call. They are coordinated by one or several people, as Guest Editor (s) who are responsible for the proposal of the work, and will be subsequently evaluated for publication. The ESS Editorial Board assesses the contribution proposals received and establishes their timely planning. In this section, the following types of articles will prevail:
Types of articles
Documents organized with research approaches, originals that explain methods and protocols, theoretical components and offer results. The generally used structure contains four important sections: introduction, methodology, results and discussion.
A document that presents the results of research completed from an analytical, interpretative or critical perspective of the author on a specific topic, using original sources. Refers to studies or essays that advance knowledge in a particular area of the field of higher education.
Articles of special issues
3) Articles of special issues
They collect studies and/or research articles that address topics related to higher education and its links, similar to the regular thematic volumes; but with an emphasis on a particular topic according to the corresponding call.
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Attribution - NonCommercial (by-nc): The generation of derivative works is allowed as long as no commercial use is made. The original work may not be used for commercial purposes.
This journal does not charge authors for the submission or processing of articles.
Exploitation rights are assigned to the journal.
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