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Brief (500-650 words) abstracts of research are published in each issue of JOPERD. Abstracts must be of research articles published in refereed HPERD journals within the past year. They should follow the Research Works structure and include the complete citation. The research results should be applicable to practitioners (i.e., the abstracts should help readers stay current with scientific information that can be applied on the job). Send your abstract and the full text of the source paper to John Todorovich.
The Teaching Tips department is geared to the HPERD teaching professional. It gives field practitioners the opportunity to share their ideas and to learn from others about teaching ideas that really work. The JOPERD Editorial Board encourages members who are actively involved in teaching at any level to submit their successful teaching ideas. Submit your manuscript (no more than six double-spaced pages) to Ferman Konukman.
Technology Tips keeps the membership informed on the latest technology-based devices (hardware and software) and their uses in the fields of physical education, recreation, and dance. Are you using technology to facilitate your work or the learning of your students? If the answer is "yes," then the editor of Technology Tips encourages you to submit an article to JOPERD for the department. Technology Tips focuses on the practical uses of technology, including: reviews of pertinent software, methods for including technology in the instructional program, uses of technology for the professional, new devices (such as eMates, MessagePads, heart monitors) and how to use them in one or more of our related subject areas. Submit your manuscript (no more than six double-spaced pages)to Derrick Mears.
Articles on topics of legal concern to the PERD profession. To submit, contact Tom Sawyer (email@example.com) or call him at (812)237-2645.
Issues is an open forum in which readers have the opportunity to respond to a question regarding HPERD. Brief (150-200 words) responses are encouraged. Responses will be edited to fit the allotted space.
Letters, published on space-available basis and selected by the editor, should speak (pro/con) on an issue or article previously published, on a professional issue of concern to larger numbers of professionals, or on a personal reflection. Letters may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow guidelines as for Update. For styles, see conference and workshops section in JOPERD. Deadline is two months prior to issue in which item is to be published.
New books that would interest HPERD professionals are listed in selected issues of JOPERD.
JOPERD publishes news and information of interest to stimulate thought and action by HPERD professionals on all educational levels. JOPERD acknowledges news contributors by name and institution. News content consists of: