The Brazilian Journal of Special Education (Revista Brasileira de Educação Especial) is a quarterly publication maintained by the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Special Education (Associação Brasileira de Pesquisadores em Educação Especial - ABPEE), which was created in 1993 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, during the 3rd Education Seminar.
ABPEE’s Headquarters is mobile, accompanies the elected Executive Board and will have as temporary residence the same professional address as the President, during his/her management.
The purpose of the Journal is the dissemination of knowledge in Special Education and related areas with continuous flow.
It publishes original papers, mainly of research, but it opens space for essays, review papers and reviews.
The abbreviation of its title is Rev. bras. educ. espec., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographical details.
All the content of the journal, except where it is identified, is licensed under a Licença Creative Commons CC-BY
Brazilian Journal of Special Education adopted until June 2015 the Creative Commons license of type BY-NC. As of July 2015, the license in use is of the BY type.
The publication receives funding from the following institutions:
National Editorial Board
International Editorial Board
Composition and Final Artwork
1 The Brazilian Journal of Special Education publishes papers whose focus is Special Education. The receiving of the papers is in continuous flow according to order of arrival. The evaluation period of the manuscript may take from one to six months. The deadline for publication can take from 12 to 18 months. The online journal is open to the entire scientific community through SciELO. To ensure a democratic space in the journal, each author and/or coauthor may publish only one paper per year. However, authors and/or coauthors who own a paper in evaluation cannot submit another paper until they have the final opinion of the first submission.
2 The collaborations can be presented as:
2.1 Research report;
3 The papers must be unpublished (preferably in Portuguese, English or Spanish), and the journal shall be solely responsible for its publication. The manuscripts must meet the following criteria:
3.1 Adequacy to the scope of the journal;
4 Acceptance and revision of the texts: The review of the papers occurs in two stages. In the first, two reviewers of the Editorial Committee will perform a screening of the manuscripts to verify the fulfillment of the publisher guidelines. In the second stage, the manuscripts received are sent (excluding the name of the authors) to two reviewers belonging to the ABPEE Advisory Board which indicate acceptance, refusal or the necessary reformulations. In case of discordant review, the paper will be analyzed by the editors that define or not its publication based on the indications of the opinions. The revision of technical standardization is carried out by the editors.
5 There is no remuneration for the works.
6 There is no submission or paper evaluation fee for the journal.
7 The authors who submit papers to the journal and have a doctoral degree should commit to making evaluative opinions for the journal during the editorial process of the submitted paper. This commitment should be declared in the Forwarding Letter which must be signed by all authors.
The Journal adopts the Turnitin software for identification of plagiarism and/or self-plagiarism.
8 RBEE is committed to complying with ethical issues related to papers based on the following documents: a) Resolution CNE No. 466/2012 (Ethics in research with human beings); b) Resolution CNS no. 510/2016; c) CNPq documents – Ethics and integrity in scientific practice.
9. RBEE follows the guidelines of APA 7th edition – American Psychological Association (APA, 2019).
Form and preparation of manuscripts
CONSTITUTION OF THE PAPERS
1 Abstract: The abstract should be informative, explaining the objective, methodology, results and conclusions, when it comes to research reporting. It should contain 250 words, no paragraphs and no quotes from authors and dates.
2 Keywords: must be presented after the abstract (minimum of three and maximum of five words). INEP’s site Thesaurus Brasileiro da Educação should be used: www.inep.gov.br.
3 Resumo and Palavras-chave: The abstract in Portuguese should be presented right after the abstract in English, and follow the same guidelines mentioned above.
4 Text, theoretical essay and literature review must be organized in: Introduction, Development and Conclusion, being able to receive subdivisions. In the case of research reports, they should include the following sections: Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusions and may use different titles for these sections. The manuscript must have a maximum of 20 pages.
Regarding book reviews and theses, the text must contain all the information for the identification of the work commented.
Note: Use bold only in titles or subtitles. If there is a need to emphasize expressions or words, use italic instead of underlined or bold. The use of quotation marks, according to the guidelines of the American Psychological Association [APA] 7th edition (2019), should be used only in bibliographical quotations in the text of up to 40 words.
5 Grant: mention of financial support received (at the beginning of the manuscript).
6 Acknowledgments: only if absolutely indispensable (at the beginning of the manuscript, after approval).
Submission of manuscripts
7 Presentation of manuscripts: (read all the items before sending the paper).
7.1 The manuscripts should only be submitted in the DOC. FORMAT to the following address:
7.2 Before entering the homepage to send the paper open a folder on your computer with the following files scanned:
a) File with the manuscript without identification of the authors (main document).
b) Cover sheet: containing the title of the manuscript (in English, Portuguese and/or Spanish); summarized title (in English); full name, degree title, institution/department. Orcid number and e-mail from all authors.
c) Forwarding Letter signed by ALL authors (according to the example below).
d) Letter of copyright transfer agreement signed by ALL authors (according to the example below).
e) Copy of letter of approval from the Ethics Committee in the case of research report involving human beings (the journal does not publish research reports without this document, whether by national or international author).
7.3 Formatting: Formatting: according to RBEE template.
When sending or re-sending the text check basic guidelines.
Rules for submission, checking list:
APA technical guidelines, check if:
Content rules, check if:
Papers for guidance can be found on our homepage (on the Journal link www.abpee.net or http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_serial&pid=1413-6538&lng=pt&nrm=iso).