About the Journal

The TESL Canada Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed journal publishing in the areas of teaching and learning of official languages (English and French), minority, heritage or Aboriginal languages, and research relevant to language teacher education and development. Publishing since 1982, the journal aims to represent the inseparable scholarly and professional interests of teachers and researchers in the field of English as a Second Language (ESL) across the country. The journal publishes biannually and welcomes previously unpublished manuscripts. These include full-length articles dealing with research and theorization, book reviews, perspectives and surveys, and contributions directed towards critical thought about classroom-teaching strategies. Additional Special Issues of the journal address specific themes and topics.

Authors are enouraged to consider uploading their data collection materials to the IRIS database. IRIS is an online repository for data collection materials used for second language research. This includes data elicitation instruments such as interview and observation schedules, language tests, pictures, questionnaires, software scripts, url links, word lists, teaching intervention activities, amongst many other types of materials used to elicit data. Please see http://www.iris-database.org for more information and to upload.