Call for Papers and Reports for JSPEVI Journal 2017

The JSPEVI Editorial Committee welcomes contributions from researchers, administrators and educators working in government and non-government education organisations, as well as specialist and general teachers, O&M instructors, allied health professionals, parents and others with an interest in the field of vision impairment.
Original manuscripts, reports and news items are sought for the tenth issue of the Journal of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment. The journal provides essays, quantitative and qualitative research articles and analyses, conceptual papers, literature and book reviews, case studies, policy analyses and innovative practice descriptions and evaluations as well as perspectives and opinions on a wide variety of issues and topics related to the education of children, youth and adults in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island Countries who are blind or have low vision. 

Deadline for JSPEVI submissions is 31st July 2017.
Download the JSPEVI Guidelines for contributors here:
JSPEVI Contributor Guidelines 2017

Download the Call for Papers and Reports here:
JSPEVI Call for papers and reports 2017 Issue

For more information, please contact Dr Bronwen Scott, Guest Convening Editor, JSPEVI, via email: bronscott@iinet.net.au,

ORDER SPEVI Journal 2016, 2015 and 2014 Issues

Volume 8, Number 1, 2015 of the Journal of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment includes articles by the following leading educators and researchers:

  • Karen Wolffe - Parents as partners
  • Gretchen Good - Emergency plans in schools: Individualised disaster planning for students  with impaired vision
  • Jane Brown - Focus group methodology: Procedures to maximise stakeholder talk about the preparation of young people with vision impairment for post-school life
  • Sue Silveira - A review of the impact of glare and fatigue on visual function
  • Tim Connell - PDF use within the blindness and low vision sector in Australian and  New Zealand
  • Heather Grainger - Professional support from the Association

Volume 7, Number 1, 2014 of the Journal of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment includes articles by:

  •  Associate Professor Carolyn Palmer - Social-emotional development of children with albinism
  •  Jill Clark - The importance of braille in the 21st Century
  • Phia Damsma and Associate Professor Paul Pagliano - Young children who are congenitally blind's use of the QWERTY keyboard: A critical survey of the literature
  • Associate Professor Paul Pagliano - Reflecting on my experiences of teaching Tadoma
  • Louise Fritz - The development of emergent literacy skills in children with a vision impairment is both complex and multifaceted
  • Emily White - Two critical reviews of literature in the field of vision impairment

Order JSPEVI 2015 and/or 2014

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