AALHE Intersection Guidelines for Publication

Intersection: A journal at the intersection of assessment and learning is the official journal of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE).  Published quarterly, the journal's mission is to provide scholarship and professional development in assessment for learning.

Articles for the journal undergo expert peer review by internal AALHE peer reviewers. The identities of the author(s) and reviewer(s) remain anonymous throughout the peer review process.

Articles Considered for Publication: The journal welcomes submissions that address assessment practice at various types of colleges and universities.  The following articles are encouraged: articles exploring theoretical and conceptual frameworks, critical scholarly literature reviews, original research, and case studies.

Submission of Manuscripts:  

  • Manuscripts should be 2,000 to 8,000 words exclusive of reference list, figures, and tables. Longer manuscripts may be considered at the discretion of the editor. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically via Scholastica at https://www.aalhe.org/intersection. The editor will confirm the receipt.
    • Cover page: Author's name and affiliation, manuscript title, and the Intersection edition should be on a cover page only.
    • Abstract of 150 words or fewer with a list of three to seven keywords included after the cover page.
    • Manuscripts should be anonymized and should not include author identifying information (author name, affiliation etc.)
    • Manuscripts should be supported by data, figures, tables, graphs, or models.
  • Manuscripts, including references, abbreviations, symbols, figures, and tables, must adhere to the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th edition.
  • The main text should be formatted with standard 1" margins and 12-point font (preferably Times New Roman).
  • Include the manuscript titles and page numbers in the header. Author’s information should only be included on the cover page.
  • Manuscripts submitted should not be under review by another journal.