Call for Papers
CFP: Rivista RPD, Ricerche di Pedagogia e Didattica. Journal of Theories and Research in Education, Special issue November/December 2021
Call for Papers - Special Issue Rivista RPD, Ricerche di Pedagogia e Didattica. Journal of Theories and Research in Education: Epistemological Intersections between Human and Natural Sciences in the Thought and Work of Maria Montessori. Editors of the special issue (in alphabetical order):
- Manuela Gallerani. Professor of Education. Department of Education, University of Bologna, Italy. E-mail:
- Tiziana Pironi. Professor of History of Education. Department of Education, University of Bologna, Italy. E-mail:
- The reception of Montessorian pedagogy in Italian educational culture during the 20th century.
- The analysis of experiments carried out in the Montessori schools in order to assess innovations to the original method.
- The Montessorian environment: analysis of the evolution of materials and the structuring of indoor and outdoor spaces in nurseries and schools, considering the centrality of this aspect within Montessorian pedagogy.
- The contribution of Montessorian pedagogy to today's perspectives of inclusion and interculture at an educational and school level.
- Call for Papers: Expressions of interest with a statement about the central idea should be submitted to editors by 8 March 2020. Authors are invited to include contact information.
- Between 9 March 2020 and 10 May 2020 authors are invited to submit an extended abstract (up to 1,000 words), in which the author should outline her or his contribution according to the contents of the special issue such as: Introduction & Topic; Theoretical framework, extant and relevant literature; Methodology; References. Authors are invited to include a biographical note (up to 75 words)
- Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by 19 June 2020 and will then be invited to submit the full paper to editors by 10 January 2021. Manuscripts should be no longer than 8,000 words with spaces (including notes and bibliographical references). Manuscripts should conform to the editorial conventions set by the American Psychological Association (APA Style Manual, 6th edition).
- All papers will be subject to anonymous peer review. The process of peer reviewing will presumably end by April 2021.
- After peer review authors will have a month to correct articles. The final version of the paper should be submitted by 20 June 2021.
- Launch of the Special issue in November/December 2021.