Characteristics of a High Quality JRME Manuscript
The Journal for Research in Mathematics Education seeks high quality manuscripts that contribute knowledge to the field of mathematics education. For an author’s work to be publishable, it needs to exhibit qualities that characterize well-conceived and well-reported research studies.
The following information illustrates characteristics of strong manuscripts that have been submitted to JRME. This advice for potential authors is intended to be illustrative rather than exhaustive and pertains primarily to reports of empirical studies and theoretical articles; it does not necessarily reflect what would be appropriate for research commentaries or book reviews.
Inclusion of Appropriate Purpose and Rationale
Include key elements of research methodology such as:
Employ research design and methods appropriate for answering the study’s research questions:
* These items may not be applicable to manuscripts that primarily address theoretical issues.