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Call for Papers: Extension Education

AAEA: Applied Economics Teaching Resources

Special Issue on Extension Education and Teaching

Applied Economics and Teaching Resources (AETR) is calling for manuscripts on Extension Education and Teaching methods, program and curriculum development, program delivery and impact assessment. Additionally, manuscripts which document effective methods of educating future Extension professionals are welcome, as well as those which address the current and future trends and needs in Extension economics programming.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. What is Extension economics today, or what is the role of Extension economics today? How has Extension changed and how might Extension position itself for future success?
  2. Methods papers, such as best practices in addressing new subject matter, audiences, delivery methods, and technology/tools, etc.
  3. Highlighting innovative Extension programs, their effectiveness, impacts or results for target audience(s), etc.
  4. Combining Extension programs and materials with teaching and research, or vice versa.
  5. Educating future Extension professionals (undergraduate students, grad students, etc.)

Special Issue Timeline
October 15, 2021 – Paper abstracts due to special issue editors
October 20, 2021 – Authors of accepted abstracts notified
December 20, 2021 – Draft full papers due to editors
April 1, 2022 – Reviews and revision requests back to authors
May 15, 2022 – Second drafts due to editors
May 31, 2022 – Final edit suggestions to authors and publication decision
June 30, 2022 – Final papers due to editors
July/August 2022 – Technical edit and formatting
September 2022 – Full special issue publication

Abstract Submission
To have your manuscript considered for the special issue, please email an abstract of 300 words to The abstract should describe the overall theme/topic of the manuscript, the connection between it and Extension teaching/education (students, adults, etc.), and how it addresses one of the topics (or a related topic) listed above. 

Other Information
Special Issue Editors: Dr. Kynda Curtis, Utah State University (, Dr. Amy Hagerman, Oklahoma State University (, and Dr. David Ripplinger, North Dakota State University (

Full papers for accepted abstracts must be submitted through AETR online by December 20, 2021. All papers will go through a double-blind peer review process and be available online via Advanced Access for readers once accepted. All submissions will need to follow the AETR submission guidelines at: If you have questions about the special issue, please email the special issue editors.