TESOL Quarterly publishes a guest-edited special topic issue every September (number 3). Topics are proposed by guest editors and chosen by the TESOL Quarterly Editorial Advisory Board.
2013: Plurilingualism in TESOL, Shelley K. Taylor and Kristin Snoddon, Editors
Calls for Abstracts and Proposals
TESOL Quarterly seeks proposals each year from prospective guest editors for the September special topic issues. Proposals are chosen by the TQ Editorial Advisory Board, and the guest editor(s) are responsible for overseeing the review process and selecting the content of the issue.
The 2014 special topic issue is titled "K-12 Standards-Based Educational Reform: Implications for Immigrant and Indigenous English Language Learner Populations." Abstracts are due 1 April 2013. For more information, please read the call for abstracts.
2012: Novice Professionals in TESOL, Thomas S. C. Farrell, Editor
2011: Narrative Research in TESOL, Gary Barkhuizen, Editor
2010: Migration and Adult Language Learning, Anne Burns and Celia Roberts, Editors
2009: Teacher-Based Assessment, Chris Davison and Constant Leung, Editors
2008: Psycholinguistics and TESOL, John Field, Editor
2007: Language Policies and TESOL: Perspectives From Practice, Vaidehi Ramanathan and Brian Morgan, Editors
2006: Race and TESOL, Ryuko Kubota and Angel Lin, Editors
2005: Reconceptualizing Pronunciation in TESOL: Intelligibility, Identity, and World Englishes, John M. Levis, Editor
2004: Gender in English Language Teaching, Kathryn A. Davis and Ellen Skilton-Sylvester, Editors
2003: Corpus Linguistics in TESOL, Susan Conrad, Editor
2002: Language in Development, Numa Markee, Editor
2000: TESOL in the 21st Century, Carol Chapelle, Editor
1999: Critical Pedagogy, Alastair Pennycook, Editor
1998: Research and Practice in English Language Teacher Education, Donald Freeman and Karen Johnson, Editors
1997: Language and Identity, Bonnie Norton, Editor
1996: Language Planning and Policy, Nancy H. Hornberger and Thomas K. Ricento, Editors
1995: Qualitative Research in ESOL, Kathryn A. Davis and Anne Lazaraton, Editors
1994: K-12, Christian Faltis and Sarah Hudelson, Editors
1993: Adult Literacies, Gail Weinstein, Editor
Back issues for most TQ special topic issues are available. They cost US$25 each for individuals and US$40 for libraries. For ordering information and an order form, click here.
Back issues of TQ from 1981 (volume 15) forward are also available on IgnentaConnect. Individual and library subscribers have full-text access, and nonsubscribers can view tables of contents and abstracts for free. Articles are available to nonsubscribers for a fee.