Overview of Sections
Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation (JMDE) is organized into the following sections. Each has its own length and content expectations, which are set out below.
Double-Anonymous Peer Reviewed (Scholarly articles)
Research Articles: Each research article is a scholarly contribution to the evaluation literature, derived from empirical or conceptual/theoretical research, which consists of original work involving research methods and findings from a fully investigated study⎯including, but not limited to, research on evaluation, systematic reviews, methodological techniques/tools, and framework-/theory- building initiatives. Articles are no longer than 5,000 words, excluding tables and references.
Case Studies: Each case study is a detailed description of a unique evaluation that (a) showcases novel evaluation practice and (b) provides the necessary and relevant/pertinent documentation of the evaluation case (e.g., context, methodology, findings, and use) to inform future research on evaluation studies. Case studies are no longer than 7,500 words, excluding tables and references.
Teaching Evaluation: Each Teaching Evaluation article is a detailed description of a unique teaching experience that contributes to the scholarship of teaching and learning in evaluation by showcasing a novel approach to or innovative materials which support teaching evaluation. Teaching Evaluation articles are no longer than 5,000 words, excluding tables and references.
Single-Anonymous Editor Reviewed (Scholarly reflections)
Ideas to Consider: Brief, scholarly explorations of innovative ideas, which raise awareness of emerging concepts related to evaluation theory, policy, or practice. New, unpublished data should not be presented. Ideas to consider are no longer than 2,500 words, excluding tables and references.
Reviews: Scholarly reflections on evaluation books, conferences, or journals that highlight recent developments or report on important topics to the field. New, unpublished data should not be presented. Reviews are no longer than 2,500 words, excluding tables and references.