Call for Submissions


The Texas Developmental Education Professional Community Online is excited to receive submissions of short articles highlighting promising practices pertinent to college readiness. Articles must be 300-500 words and relate to the field of developmental education, adult education, or college readiness.

Authors must specify in the article the area of specialty, type of content, and promising practice(s).

Areas of specialty include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Learning support
  • Learning centers
  • Advising
  • Diversity
  • Administration
  • Policy
  • Professional development.

Promising practices include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Affective development
  • Beneficial knowledge (e.g. useful in future credit classes or jobs)
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Cognitive self-awareness
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Variety of instructional methods
  • Active learning techniques
  • Learning strategies
  • Integrating technology

Types of content include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Classroom practices
  • Activities
  • Assignments
  • Infographs
  • Sample syllabi

In addition, we welcome submissions that have been adapted from a previously published article by the author as long as it adheres to the above guidelines and the author notes the original publication, which we will acknowledge upon reprint.

Please include at least 1-3 research- or evidence-based citations according to APA Style, 6th Ed.

Please submit articles and inquiries to Make sure the subject line indicates TX DEPCO.


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