Empirical Research consists of original quantitative or qualitative
research papers that include a review of relevant literature, a clear
explanation of methodology that was conducted by the author, a review of all
relevant research findings, and a discussion of the implications and
recommendations from the author that stem from the research project.
Media/Source Review consists of a review of a
book, film, online resource, or other tool relevant for professionals working
and conducting research within the broad field of postsecondary campus
activities. The body of a Review submission should include: 1) A thorough
description of the media or resource being reviewed, including its connection
to student learning; 2) A description of the audience and purposes for which
the media may be appropriate; 3) An evaluation of the strengths and
shortcomings of the media, as well as the unique contributions made by the
media being reviewed.
Scholarship-to-Practice Brief invites submissions that
describe innovative practices within the field of postsecondary campus
activities that are based on rigorous and related scholarship and past
research. Scholarship-to-Practice briefs should include: 1) A thorough
description of the campus activities practice, including institutional context,
intended outcomes, and other relevant details; 2) A thorough description of how
relevant literature informs the described practice; 3) Recommendations for
other campus activities scholars for broader adoption of the practice.
Focus on Emerging Scholars is intended for submissions from
graduate students and emerging professionals with less than three years of
full-time experience. We invite submissions related to the above three
sections from this population of scholars within the field.