Sign Up as a Reviewer in the Online Review and Submission System
Register at the online review and submission system by selecting the link "New Users: Please register here." Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the submission and review system.
Submitting a Review in the Online System
logging into the system, click on a manuscript link preceded by a red arrow. You
will then be presented with a "Manuscript" screen. At the bottom of
this screen under "Manuscript Tasks," a "Review Manuscript"
link will be displayed. Clicking on this link will display the "Review
Manuscript" screen. This screen is broken into 3 parts as follows:
- Review Criteria - Comments
to be sent to the Author and seen by the Editor
Please consider the criteria listed below in
evaluating the appropriateness of the manuscript for publication.
- The manuscript contains a description of the
problem or issue of mathematics teacher education that is addressed; the
methods/interventions/tools that were used; the means by which these
methods/interventions/tools and their results were studied and documented; and
the application of the results to practice (both the authors' practice and the
manuscript provides a connection to the existing knowledge base in mathematics
teacher education and is grounded in theory and/or on previously published
manuscript goes beyond simply describing an innovation to providing evidence of
the effectiveness of the innovation being described.
manuscript makes explicit the specific new contribution to our knowledge. Findings
should be reported with enough warrants so that recommendations for policy and
practice can be constructed or justified.
manuscript provides sufficient detail to allow for verification, replication in
other contexts, or modification by subsequent authors.
specific as possible in identifying both strengths and weaknesses of the
manuscript relative to the criteria above, and provide concrete examples to
support your judgments. In addition, please comment on any elements of the
manuscript that could be enhanced by the online format.
Remarks to the Editor that will not be shared with the Author
Use this space to enter any comments that
you do not wish the author to see. For instance, you might tell the editor that
you are unfamiliar with the methods that were used to analyze the data and
therefore did not review that aspect of the manuscript.
Based on your evaluation of the
manuscript, recommend one of the following actions: accept, accept withrevision, revise and resubmit, or reject. Note that your recommendation should
align with the narrative you have written for the author above. See the Rating Criteria for more information on rating the manuscript.
If you prefer to
work offline, you may find it quickest to download and print the manuscript in
the PDF file, draft your review remarks using your favorite word processor and
cut/paste it back into the reviewer remarks text area on this screen. Alternately, your word processed review file
may be uploaded using the link toward the bottom of the page.
The contents of
the manuscripts are, of course, confidential until published and should not be
shared. After completing the review, please destroy any hard copies you might
have made of the manuscript and delete any electronic versions from your