From the Managing Editor
This summer edition of the Journal includes the abstracts and membership awards and JIAEE awards from the 26th annual conference held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on May 16-19, 2010. Congratulations to all award recipients.
As we begin our second quarter as a professional organization, we would like to sincerely thank everyone involved who has made the Journal the outstanding scholarly publication it is. Our average acceptance rate as been 13% over the last three years. Thank you to all who have submitted and plan to submit in the future. The quality of accepted articles remains high. Thank you as well to the many, many of you that have served and continue to serve as reviewers. Your comments, suggestions and feedback are imperative to maintain high scholarly standards. At the same time, it is imperative to remember that has an expert, reviews should provide positive, constructive feedback and opportunities for authors to grow, learn, and benefit from your knowledge. If you have published in the Journal in the last five years and would like to be a reviewer, please contact us and we will make sure your name is on the list.
As we look at ways to continue to better serve you and the Journal you will see some upcoming changes in the Guidelines for Submissions. New guidelines will require that all submissions be in the required format. Failure to do so will result in an automatic rejection without review. Also, beginning with Volume 18, articles will be required to follow the 6th edition APA format. Complete guidelines for submission, including all changes can be found online at the AIAEE website.
Dr. Brenda Seevers, Managing Editor
Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education