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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Blog Articles

Aims and Scope

The CSR Blog is a platform for cross-disciplinary conversations about how Christ can animate learning. These conversations could include any of the following.

  • Edited excerpts of a past or forthcoming book
  • Critique a current theory in your discipline from a Christian perspective
  • Share a brief e-mail interview with an author of a book or article (they want publicity for their book)
  • Write about a recent class experience where something came up regarding how Christ can animate learning.
  • A short e-mail interview with a Christian in your field about his/her work
  • Share your own thoughts about trends in your discipline as interpreted through faith
  • Link to a podcast you conduct with a brief overview of content (e.g. timestamps for topic transitions/content headers)
  • Recruit others in your subject area to write about the subjects above. This would also cut down your work and expand the conversation (and CSR’s reach). 
  • Other imaginative musings on Christ and learning….

Submission Guidelines

  • All blog submissions must be
    • Uploaded as a Microsoft word document
    • Between 500 and 1500 words and include the following elements:
    • Include a title, author name, and preferred professional title
  • Any images, graphics, or designs included in your post must meet digital copyright expectations. Non-text elements that were not created by the author must include a proper citation and, in some instances, permission from the creator. Note: Authors are not responsible for finding a header image for your post, the CSR team will handle this unless the author requests a particular image.


The blog author holds the copyright to any published blog.  Thus, they can reproduce the blog post on any other web site.  We merely request that they provide a link and give recognition to the CSR Christ Animating Learning Blog. 

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