Visions: The Journal of Applied Research for the Association of Florida Colleges is published periodically. Visions provides a professional forum for the exploration of issues endemic to Florida's community colleges, highlights the research and practices, and provides a proactive voice for the colleges.

Call for Submissions- Spring 2017 Volume focused on Student Success

Submissions in the following formats will be considered for inclusion:

  • Scholarly Articles – Approximately 1,500 to 2,500 words in length. Should be submitted in current APA (American Psychological Association) style and written in clear and concise language that presents the research with clarity of purpose and rationale.
  • Best Practices – Written with the purpose of providing working solutions to problems posed by the issues addressed.
  • Editorials – At the discretion of the Editorial Board.

Suggested topics for this issue might include: developmental education, general education, workforce, distance learning, tutoring and learning centers, service learning, advising, outreach, counseling, testing services, pathways to student success, dual enrollment, early college, and a variety of other avenues that aid in the discussion of student success.

All submissions with be referred to the Visions Editorial Board and must include an abstract outlining three or four implications of the topic for the college system. Submissions must also include a short biographical statement describing the author and a signed copyright release statement.

Submissions and inquiries should be sent via e-mail to Dr. Gary Sligh at [email protected]

Deadline for all submissions is April 15, 2017

For copies of past issues, contact Tina Ingramm at [email protected]

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