Submission Policy

Teaching Media Quarterly accepts submissions from educators located at a higher education institutions or those involved with media education generally speaking. This may include tenure and tenure track professors, teaching specialists, teaching assistants, and graduate students.

Visit our Aims and Scopes pages for topic areas TMQ covers. TMQ invites lesson plans from a wide range of disciplines. The Submission Guidelines page has our open Call for Lesson Plans and upcoming Special Issues.

Each submission is reviewed by the editorial board and accepted or rejected based on its replicability and execution, and fit if submitted for a special issue. Submissions will be reviewed by each member of the editorial board. Editors will make acceptance decisions based on their vision for the issue and an assessment of contributions. Each submission will receive feedback. Authors with accepted lesson plans will receive comments for revisions. Publication may be contingent on revisions.

All Lesson Plans published in Teaching Media Quarterly are distributed with a Creative Commons Noncommercial Attribution license (CC BY-NC 4.0). This means that each author holds the copyright to their work, and grants users the rights to: share (copy and/or redistribute the material in any medium or format) or adapt (remix, transform, and/or build upon the material) the article, as long as the original author and source are cited, and the use is for noncommercial purposes. Permission is not needed for these noncommercial uses. Read the summary terms terms, or the full legal license code. For permission for other uses, or questions about use, please contact the editors.

Correction & Retraction Policy

Corrections: When a correction is warranted, the journal will work with the authors to add an erratum detailing the correction of the original lesson plan. The erratum will appear on the secondary PDF cover page of the lesson plan noting all changes. In addition, a notice of correction will appear on the lesson plan information page and in the next Table of Contents.

Retractions: Misconduct, inappropriate methodology or errors serious enough to invalidate a lesson plan may require retraction. TMQ follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Retraction Guidelines

Open Access Statement

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports the greater global exchange of knowledge.

General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing website and/or software agree not to misuse the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing service or software in any way.

The failure of University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.