Scope and policy
1 The Brazilian Journal of Special Education publishes papers of the partner-members of ABPEE, whose focus is Special Education. The receiving of the papers is in continuous flow according to order of arrival. The evaluation period 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/issue.
2 The collaborations can be presented as:
3 The papers must be unpublished (preferably in Portuguese, English or Spanish), and the journal shall be solely responsible for its publication. They must meet the following criteria:
3.5 Reviews should contain no more than two pages and should be written by no more than two authors. Only those essays whose year of publication of the work is the year of publication of the journal or immediately prior to publication will be accepted. For example, if the journal is being published in 2012, the work must have been published in 2012 or 2011.
4 Acceptance and revision of the texts: the papers received are sent (excluding the name of the authors) to two reviewers belonging to the Advisory Board of the ABPEE who will indicate the acceptance, refusal or reformulations required. In case of opinions contrary to acceptance, 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 review of the papers occurs in two stages. In the first, two reviewers of the Editorial Committee will do a screening to verify the compliance with editorial standards. In the second stage, two reviewers of the advisory board will assess the merits of the paper content. Should one of the reviewers deny the publication, the paper will be submitted to a third reviewer. If two reviewers reject the publication, the paper will be denied.
The Journal adopts the Turnitin software for identification of plagiarism and/or self-plagiarism.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
CONSTITUTION OF THE PAPERS
1 Identification: cover sheet containing the title (in Portuguese and English and Spanish); short title (in Portuguese) author (academic/professional title, institution, department, when applicable), full address of all authors and contact email.
2 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.
3 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.
4 Abstracts in English and Spanish should be presented right after the abstract in Portuguese, following the same guidelines mentioned above.
5 Text, theoretical essay and literature review: must be organized in: Introduction, Development and Conclusion, without numeration, being able to receive subdivisions, equally not numbered. In the case of reports, they should have the following sections: Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusions (with numbering).
Regarding book reviews and theses, the text must contain all the information for the identification of the work commented.
6 Grant: mention of financial support received (at the beginning of the paper).
7 Acknowledgments: only if absolutely indispensable (at the beginning of the paper, after approval).
8 Illustrations (tables, graphs, drawings, maps and photographs): must have their inclusion indicated and inserted in the text and also presented separately and in material that allows reproduction.
9.1 Notes: explanatory notes1 need to be arranged as footnotes, through the use of superscript numbers in the body of the text.
10 Quotations in the text:
10.1 Embedded citations in the text within the paragraph: the identification of the citations (surname of the author, year) should appear right after related citations. The author’s name, when inside and outside the parentheses should only come with the first letter capitalized, followed by the year of publication. Ex.: It has been identified in several studies this conception (Farris, 1979; Henry & Jacobson, 1980; Vertuan, 1989), proving Moura’s (1979) confirmation.
10.2 Every time the quotation is literal or specific to an excerpt of the work, and has less than 40 words, it should appear in quotation marks within the paragraph. Ex.:
Special didactics appears as a specific teaching practice of a certain content of teaching, and its necessity, according to Boulos, “is affirmed, since each subject and each school level presents their ‘own peculiarities’ and their concrete problems” (apud Warde, 1992, p. 50).
10.3 Every time the quotation is literal or specific to an excerpt of the work, and has more than 40 words, it should appear with a four-centimeter left indentation in a smaller font, detached in an isolated paragraph, with no quotation marks or Italics:
Pernambuco indicates that practice means
[...] to be working the mediations between propositions originated from different scientific knowledge that intervene on the concrete situation that is studied. At the same time, from this interaction as it does, new questions are posed, new knowledge and new organizations of old knowledge become necessary (1994, p. 92).
Thus, it can be observed that…
10.4 Citation of authors in the text.
10.4.2 Citation up to five authors in the text. Ex:
10.4.3 Citation with more than five authors in the text. Ex.: Cassins et al. (2007, p. 5-6).
10.4.4 Citation with institutional authorship that contains acronym Ex.:
10.5 Citation of legislative documents and technical standards in the text. Ex.: Law No. 13.146 (2015) or ( Law No. 13.146, 2015).
11.1 They will obey the APA standards of 2010. They will be listed at the end of the text with the title REFERENCES, in bold. This list of sources (books, papers, etc.) should appear in alphabetical order by author’s last name, without numbering, without line spacing, without indentation, with displacement of 0.75 cm, spacing after 12 pt and justified.
11.2 Books: Enter Surname, N. A. (author’s names abbreviated in upper case and last name only with the first letter capitalized) (Year in parentheses after the name of the author). Title and subtitle (in italics) (Include the edition number, if any, full stop, write ed. in lower case) City: Publisher.
Telford, C. W., & Sawrey, J. M. (1993). O indivíduo excepcional (4th ed.). Rio de Janeiro: Zahar.
11.3 Works with more than seven authors: after the surname of the sixth author, insert three dots and the name of the last author of the work. Ex.:
11.4 Works with unknown author, entry is made by the word “Anonymous”. Ex:
11.5 Institutional Authorship: Institution name in full (Year). Title: Subtitle. Location: Publisher. Ex.:
11.6 Journals: Surname, N. (Year). Title of the paper. Title of the Journal in italics, city, volume (number), pages. Ex.:
11.7 Newspaper Articles: Surname, N. (Year, month and day of publication). Title of the article. Title of the Journal, City, issue/section, pages. Ex.:
11.8 Dissertations and theses (Author, Year, title and subtitle in italics, thesis or dissertation accompanied by type of work in parentheses,
11.9 Electronic media or internet
11.9.2 Conference Paper. Surname, N. (year, month of publication). Title of the work. Conference proceedings of the Full name of the event, city, state, country, event number. Ex.:
11.10 Legal material, accounting standards and technical standards
11.10.2 Technical Standards. Ex.:
1 This numbering will be arranged without space between the letter that proceeds it or right after any punctuation (if any).
Submission of manuscripts
12 Presentation of papers: (read all the items before sending the paper).
12.1 Papers should only be submitted in the DOC. FORMAT to the following address:
12.2 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).
I (We) have submitted the paper “TITLE OF THE PAPER”, authorship by (indicate the order of authorship when more than one author) for appreciation of the Editorial Board of the Brazilian Journal of Special Education.
Letter of copyright transfer agreement:
I (we) hereby transfer the copyrights to the submitted paper (title of the paper) to the Brazilian Journal of Special Education, to be published in printed and electronic form, maintained by the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Special Education. I declare that the aforementioned paper is unpublished, as it appears in the publication rules of this Journal, and it has not been published in any other journal or digital media, such as pages of Associations, websites or CDs of events.
13 When sending or re-sending the text check basic rules.
APA technical rules, 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):13.1. Each author may submit one paper at a time.
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