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  • Presentation rules
    Article

    1. Articles must be unpublished. They should be between 7000 and 10000 words long including tables, graphs, notes, and images related to the topic, appendices and bibliography. They should be structured as follows: abstract, introduction, content elaboration on the proposed theme, conclusions, sources and bibliography.

    2. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman font, size 10 and single spaced.

    3. The title should have a maximum length of 15 words and should not include abbreviations or formulas.

    4. The origin of the article must be indicated (in the title citation should be specified: the name of the research project, the results presented, the code and names of the financing institutions).

    5. Indicate the name(s) of the author(s) immediately after the title. If there are several authors, a footnote should indicate the name of the person to whom correspondence can be addressed. Likewise, the following data of the author(s) should be indicated in a footnote: the most recent academic title, institutional affiliation, research group, e-mail and ORCID code.

    6. Abstract in Spanish: it should be 200 to 250 words long and should clearly state the objective, relevance, method, methodology, strategies, and conclusion.

    7. Keywords: five keywords that establish the main ideas of the article should be provided. Include Revista Historia de la Educación Latinoamericana as a keyword: Keywords are selected from the descriptors in human and social sciences, according to Unesco's thesauri (http://databases.unesco.org/thessp/).

    8. The title, abstract and keywords should be presented in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

    9. Footnotes are clarifications that appear consecutively numbered at the bottom of the pages. They are used to indicate institutional affiliation; authors' address, to

    amplify unpublished information or to give background information/further explanation. They are based on The Chicago Manual of Style, Humanities Style version.

    10. Articles can be submitted in any of the official languages of the Journal: Spanish, English and Portuguese.


    11. For accepted articles to be included in the OJS of the Journal, authors must submit the English version.

    12. Each article will be preceded by a summary of the author's curriculum vitae. It should include: name, place of work, address, e-mail, telephone/fax, professional title, line of research and publications in the last five years (books and journals) with the corresponding ISBN or ISSN.

    13. Bibliographical references: indicate the original sources, methods, reference techniques for research, studies and experiences included in the article. They are cited with consecutive numbers according to The Chicago Manual of Style, Humanities Style version.

    14. Tables, graphs and photos must be presented in a comprehensible form. The titles of the illustrations must be clear and precise, the source must be cited, even if it is the author's own elaboration. Photographs should include the source and date. These files should be sent in JPG format and in high resolution.

    15. Notes to tables, diagrams, graphs and other illustrations should be numbered separately from footnotes. Symbols such as (*) and other numerals (such as Roman numerals) are often used in notes for tables, diagrams, graphs and other illustrations.


    Books, journals and events reviews

    Books, journals and events reviews should have a minimum of 2600 and a maximum of 5400 characters; the cover page should be included. Each review should include complete information about the publication.
    The reviews should be pertinent to the theme of the issue or number of the Journal. Authors should send their reviews to the institutional e-mail: rhela@uptc.edu.co, before the deadline announced on Rhela's website:
    http://revistas.uptc.edu.co/revistas/index.php/historia_educacion_latinamerican/index

Considerations for authors

The Journal reserves the right to make minor style corrections. Authors will be consulted during the editing process via e-mail and OJS.

In case of receiving observations from the evaluators and the Editorial Committee, the author will have a maximum of eight (8) days to make the required adjustments to the text.

After submission of the modified article, the author will be informed about the final approval and will be asked to sign the Assignment of Intellectual Property Rights to the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia and the Society for the History of Latin American Education.

National authors will receive two print copies of the Journal and international authors will receive the publication in PDF via e-mail.

Publication process 

Manuscripts accepted by the Journal History of Latin American Education, after the peer review process and the approval of the Editorial Committee, go through a style correction filter and are subsequently translated (title, keywords and abstracts). Then, both the manuscripts and the corresponding translations are sent to page layout process. Lastly, the cover artwork is designed, and the paper copies are printed.

The issues published in the Journal can be found on the official website in open access mode.

Presentation rules

Article

  1. Articles must be unpublished. They should be between 7000 and 10000 words long including tables, graphs, notes, and images related to the topic, appendices and bibliography. They should be structured as follows: abstract, introduction, content elaboration on the proposed theme, conclusions, sources and bibliography.
  2. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman font, size 10 and single spaced.
  3. The title should have a maximum length of 15 words and should not include abbreviations or formulas.
  4. The origin of the article must be indicated (in the title citation should be specified: the name of the research project, the results presented, the code and names of the financing institutions).
  5. Indicate the name(s) of the author(s) immediately after the title. If there are several authors, a footnote should indicate the name of the person to whom correspondence can be addressed. Likewise, the following data of the author(s) should be indicated in a footnote: the most recent academic title, institutional affiliation, research group, e-mail and ORCID code.
  6. Abstract in Spanish: it should be 200 to 250 words long and should clearly state the objective, relevance, method, methodology, strategies, and conclusion.
  7. Keywords: five keywords that establish the main ideas of the article should be provided. Include Revista Historia de la Educación Latinoamericana as a keyword: Keywords are selected from the descriptors in human and social sciences, according to Unesco's thesauri (http://databases.unesco.org/thessp/).
  8. The title, abstract and keywords should be presented in Spanish, English and Portuguese.
  9. Footnotes are clarifications that appear consecutively numbered at the bottom of the pages. They are used to indicate institutional affiliation; authors' address, to

10. amplify unpublished information or to give background information/further explanation. They are based on The Chicago Manual of Style,  Humanities Style version. 

11. Articles can be submitted in any of the official languages of the Journal: Spanish, English and Portuguese.

12. For accepted articles to be included in the OJS of the Journal, authors must submit the English version.

13. Each article will be preceded by a summary of the author's curriculum vitae. It should include: name, place of work, address, e-mail, telephone/fax, professional title, line of research and publications in the last five years (books and journals) with the corresponding ISBN or ISSN.

14. Bibliographical references: indicate the original sources, methods, reference techniques for research, studies and experiences included in the article. They are cited with consecutive numbers according to The Chicago Manual of Style, Humanities Style version.

15. Tables, graphs and photos must be presented in a comprehensible form. The titles of the illustrations must be clear and precise, the source must be cited, even if it is the author's own elaboration. Photographs should include the source and date. These files should be sent in JPG format and in high resolution.

16. Notes to tables, diagrams, graphs and other illustrations should be numbered separately from footnotes. Symbols such as (*) and other numerals (such as Roman numerals) are often used in notes for tables, diagrams, graphs and other illustrations.

Books, journals and events reviews

Books, journals and events reviews should have a minimum of 2600 and a maximum of 5400 characters; the cover page should be included. Each review should include complete information about the publication.

The reviews should be pertinent to the theme of the issue or number of the Journal. Authors should send their reviews to the institutional e-mail: rhela@uptc.edu.co, before the deadline announced on Rhela's website:

http://revistas.uptc.edu.co/revistas/index.php/historia_educacion_latinamerican/index

Citation rules

The Journal History of Latin American Education uses an adaptation of The Chicago Manual of Style, edition number 15, 2003, Humanities Style version.

The citation rules for footnotes and bibliography are explained below:

Footnotes and Bibliography: from now on we only use in these conventions: F- for footnotes, and B- for Bibliography

Books

 F- A single author:

Name(s) Last name(s), Full title (City: Publisher, year), page(s).

Diana Elvira Soto Arango, La universidad en el periodo Colonial. Educadores criollos neogranadinos (Tunja: UPTC-Ediciones Doce Calles, 2011), 68.

B- A single author:

Last name(s), Name(s). Full title. City: Publisher, year.

Soto Arango, Diana. La Universidad en el Periodo colonial. Educadores criollos neogranadinos. Tunja: Ediciones Doce Calles, 2011.

 F- Two authors:

Name(s) Last name(s) and Name(s) Last name(s), Full title (City: Publisher, year), page(s).

Diana Elvira Soto Arango and José Rubens Lima Jardilino, Políticas universitarias en Latinoamérica, tomo III (São Paulo: Centro Universitario Nove de Julho-UNINOVE, 2011), 34.

B- Two and a single author:

Last name(s), Name(s) and Last name(s), Name(s). Full title. City: Publisher, year.

Soto Arango, Diana and María Isabel Lafuente Guantes. Autonomía y modelos universitarios en América Latina. España, Tunja: Universidad de León-Búhos Editores, 2007.

F- Four or more authors:

Name(s) Last name(s) et al., Full title (City: Publisher, year), page(s).

Diana Elvira Soto Arango et al., Educadores latinoamericanos y del Caribe: Siglo XX al XXI, tomo IV (Tunja: UPTC-Ediciones Doce Calles, 2011), 45-78.

B- Four or more authors:

Last name(s), Name(s), Last name(s), Name(s), Last name(s), Name(s) and Last name(s), Name(s). Full title. City: Publisher, year.

Soto Arango, Diana, Jesús Paniagua, José Rubens Lima Jardilino and María Cristina Vera. Educadores en América Latina y el Caribe de la Colonia al siglo XIX-XX. Tunja: Ediciones Doce Calles, 2011.

F – B: Books with a corporate author:

Name, Full title (City: Publisher, year).

Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, Un álbum: una colección de poesía y prosa de la familia del Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico: Banco Popular, 1978).

 F- Chapter in an edited book:

Name(s) Last name(s), “Title of Chapter”, in Full title of the Book, eds. Name(s) Last name(s) and Name(s) Last name(s) (City: Publisher, year), page(s).

Miguel Ángel Puing Samper and María Dolores González, “Criollismo y Ciencia Ilustrada en Cuba”, in Científicos criollos e Ilustración, eds. Diana Soto Arango, Miguel Ángel Puing Samper and María Dolores González (Madrid: Ediciones Doce Calles-Colciencias-RUDECOLOMBIA, 1999), 13-28.

B- Last name(s), Name(s). “Title of Chapter”. In Full title of the Book, edited by Name(s) Last name(s) and Name(s) Last name(s) City: Publisher, year, page(s).

Puing Samper, Miguel Ángel y Dolores González María. “Criollismo y Ciencia Ilustrada en Cuba”. In Científicos criollos e Ilustración, edited by Diana Soto Arango, Miguel Ángel Puing Samper and María Dolores González. Madrid: Ediciones Doce Calles-Colciencias-RUDECOLOMBIA, 1999, 13-28.

Journal Article:

F- Name(s) Last name(s), “Title of Article”, Title of Journal volume number, no. issue number (year): page(s).

Felipe de Jesús Prez Cruz, “Raíces Históricas del Proyecto Educativo Martiano”, Revista Historia de la Educación Latinoamérica 13, No. 17 (2011): 208.

 B- Journal Article:

Last name(s), Name(s). “Title of Article”. Title of Journal volume number, no. issue number (year): page(s).

Torres Aguilar, Morelos. “Antonio Caso, Educador Universitario”. Revista Historia de la Educación Latinoamericana 13, no. 17 (2011): 287-291.   

 F- Press article:

Name(s) Last name(s), “Title of Article”, Newspaper title, City, day, month, year, page (s).

Anonymous, “Gobierno aún no define sí va o no reforma la Educación Superior”, El Espectador, Bogotá, 23 de julio, 2012, 4.

 B- Press article:

Last name(s), Name(s). “Title of Article”. Newspaper title, City, day, month, year.

Anonymous, “Gobierno aún no define si va o no reforma la Educación Superior”, El Espectador, Bogotá, 23 de julio, 2012.

F- Thesis:

Name(s), Last name(s). “Title of thesis” (undergraduate / Master / Doctorate work in, University, year), page (s).

Sandra Liliana, Bernal Villate, “Movimiento Estudiantil Universitario: el Caso de la Universidad Nacional” (Master thesis in, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, 2011), 56. 89.

B- Thesis:

Last name(s), Name(s). "Title of thesis". Undergraduate / Master / Doctorate work in, University, year.

Bernal Villate, Sandra Liliana. “Movimiento Estudiantil Universitario: el Caso de la Universidad Nacional”. Master thesis in, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, 2011, 56. 89.

 F- Archive sources:

“Title of document” (place and date, if applicable), in Acronyms of the file, Section, Fund, vol./leg./t., f. or ff. The full name of the file and the acronym in parentheses are cited the first time.

“Oficio al Consejo de Estado de Zea y otros. Cádiz” (España), Archivo Histórico Nacional de España (AHNE), Consejo, leg. 21249, f. 3.

In subsequent cites, the acronym of the file will be used.

 B- Full name of the file (acronym), City - Country. Section(s), Fund(s).

Archivo Histórico Nacional de España (AHNE), Madrid - España. Consejo, leg. 21249, f. 3.

F- Interviews:

Interview with Last name(s), Name (s), City, full date.

Interview with Orozco, Claudia, Tunja, on 4th May, 2012.

 B- Interviews:

Interview with Last name(s), Name (s), City, full date.

Interview with Orozco, Claudia, Tunja, on 4th May, 2012.

F- Online publications:

Name(s) Last name(s) and Name(s) Last name(s), Full title (City: Publisher, year), DOI or URL information (date of consultation).

Alfredo Molano Bravo, Divisiones armadas (Bogotá: El Espectador, 2012) http://www.elespectador.com/search/apachesolr_search/15%20julio%20de%202012 (18th July, 2012)

B- Online publications:

Last name(s), Name(s). Full title. City: Publisher, year, DOI or URL information (date of consultation).

Soto Arango, Diana, La expedición botánica en los textos escolares de Colombia 1974-2008.Tunja: Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia-RUDECOLOMBIA-SHELA-HISULA, 2011. http://www.rhela.rudecolombia.edu.co/index.php/rhela/issue/view/112/showToc (11/4/2012)

 Additional criteria

 • In the style of Chicago notes, Latin locutions are used (op. Cit., Id., Idem., Ibid., Ibid.)

• Square brackets ([]) are used in footnotes when indicating a translation of a passage from a book written in a language other than the language of the article. In these cases, [my translation] should be added at the end of the reference, just before the full stop.

• When quoting prefaces or introductions to edited or translated books, the footnote takes the following form:

Ben Jowett, "Introduction," in Plato, The Republic, trans. Ben Jowett (York: Airmont, 1968), IIX.

 Procedure for book, journal, and event reviews

The reviews of books, journals, and events will have a minimum of two (2) pages and a maximum of three (3); the cover should be included. Each review must include the complete information of the publication (see citation example in section 2). The reviews will be relevant to the topic dedicated in the edition or issue of the Journal. Authors should send their reviews to the institutional e-mails:

 rhela@uptc.edu.co with prior notice, in accordance with the dates indicated for publication on the RHELA website http://uptc.edu.co/enlaces/rhela