International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice

International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice


International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice is a peer-reviewed platform for the open access publication of research and practice in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teaching and learning. The aim of the journal is to publish on both practice and research in the field of EAP. It is a peer reviewed international journal with a global editorial board of experts. 

The journal will be published twice a year in partnership with the Asia Pacific EAP Association, China EAP Association, BALEAP and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China. The first issue will be published in March 2021.

The focus of the journal is the investigation of principles and practices in English-language learning and teaching for academic purposes within tertiary education. Possible topics include, but will not be limited to:   

  •  EAP practice and theories  
  •  EAP curriculum design  
  •  EAP classroom action research 
  •  EAP teaching pedagogy 
  •  EAP assessment and evaluation 
  •  EAP writing theory and practice 
  •  EAP and information technology
  •  EAP and teacher development 
  •  EAP reading, writing, listening and speaking 
  •  EAP literacy Corpus linguistics in 
  • EAP Discourse studies in 
  • EAP EMI (English Medium Instruction) 
  • Non-EMI (English Medium Instruction) 
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
  • ESP 
  • Transnational Education 
  • Social justice
  •   

Special issues on particular topics will also be published.

Code of Conduct

LUP is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards. We therefore ask that all contributors and reviewers adhere to the COPE Core Practices. More info can be found on the COPE website.

International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice would like to welcome submissions for teaching practice and theoretical articles in the EAP field. 

International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice is a peer-reviewed journal for the open access publication. 

The purpose of the journal is to publish research in the field of EAP theory and practice as it relates to all sub disciplines within EAP, such as Social Science, Business, Science, Engineering, Architecture and Maths, among others. It will publish both theoretical articles and practical focus including EAP practice papers, case studies, research papers and book reviews in the field of EAP regionally and internationally. It will also consider special editions for particular topics or areas. No publishing fee is required.

Possible topics include, but will not be limited to:
  • EAP practice and theories
  • EAP curriculum design
  • EAP classroom action research
  • EAP teaching pedagogy
  • EAP assessment and evaluation
  • EAP writing theory and practice
  • EAP and information technology
  • EAP and teacher development
  • EAP reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • EAP literacy
  • Corpus linguistics in EAP
  • Discourse studies in EAP
  • EMI (English Medium Instruction)
  • Non-EMI (English Medium Instruction)
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
  • ESP
  • Transnational Education

Download the Call for Papers.

Editors 
Jigang Cai, Fudan University, China 
Bin Zou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Sarah Brewer, University of Reading, UK
Rining Wei, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

Associate Editors
Ian Bruce, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Feng Jiang, Jilin University, China
Jason Miin-Hwa Lim, University of Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Juming Shen, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Lawrence Jun Zhang, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Maxine Gillway, University of Bristol, UK
Melinda Whong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Stephen Jeaco, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Yongyan Li, University of Hong Kong, China
Airong Wang, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University 

Editorial Board
Alexander Ding, University of Leeds, UK
Alexander Nanni,Mahidol University, Thailand 
An Cheng, Oklahoma State University, USA 
Brian Paltridge, Sydney University, Australia
Chau Meng Huat, University of Malaya, Malaysia 
Deborah Henderson,Queensland University of Technology, Australia 
Douglas Bell, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
Emer Hayes, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Eniko Csomay, San Diego State University, USA 
Eoin Jordan, St. Andrews University, UK
Eunsook Shim, Sangji University, Korea
Guhuai Jiang, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Jacqueline Amanda Hemingway, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Jenna Shorten, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Jennifer J. MacDonald, Dalhousie University, Canada
Jianying Du,Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Jihyeon Jeon, Ewha Womans University, Korea 
Julia Chen, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Lei Lei, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Liming Deng, Wuhan University, China   
Makoto Ikeda, Sophia University, Japan
Margaret Cargill, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Melor MdYunus, University of Kebangsaan, Malaysia   
Michael Salter, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Na Luo, Hong Kong University, China 
Nguyen QuangNhat, Banking University HCMC, Vietnam
Pat Strauss, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
Qi Chen, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Rosemary Wette, the University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ruiying Yang, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Seung-Ryul Lee, Korea Aerospace University 
Simon Smith, Coventry University, UK 
Takeshi Kamijo, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Vu Thi Thanh Nha, VNU University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam
Wei Zhang, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China  
Xiaofei Lu, Pennsylvania State University, USA 
Yi Zhang, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

Copyeditors 
Marie Alexandra Beneteau, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Natalie Meintjes, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Micah Park, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China 
Jenna Shorten, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice invites contributions (research papers, case studies, and reflective articles) in the areas of developing academic practice, developing academic leadership, and innovation in education and offers opportunities for all concerned with Higher Education to make contributions to debate.  

Possible topics include, but will not be limited to:  

  • EAP practice and theories   
  • EAP curriculum design   
  • EAP classroom action research  
  • EAP teaching pedagogy  
  • EAP assessment and evaluation  
  • EAP writing theory and practice  
  • EAP and information technology  
  • EAP and teacher development  
  • EAP reading, writing, listening and speaking  
  • EAP literacy  
  • Corpus linguistics in EAP  
  • Discourse studies in EAP  
  • EMI (English Medium Instruction)  
  • Non-EMI (English Medium Instruction)  
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning
  • ESP
  • Transnational Education  

Download Contributor Guidelines. 

International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice is published twice per year. 

International Journal of English for Academic Purposes: Research and Practice is a fully open access journal and all content is freely available. 

There is no Article Publishing Charge for authors and all articles are published under a CC-BY license.


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