The University of Arizona

Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Arizona Working Papers invites students, faculty, and scholars at any stageĀ of their academic career who are working in Second Language Acquisition or related fields to submit original manuscripts for consideration for publication in the Arizona Working Papers in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching. Papers may be empirical research studies (i.e. work with human subjects, corpus data, or textual analysis) or more theoretical in nature, and should focus on issues related to second language acquisition and teaching. Please see the Call for Submissions.


Open Access Policy

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



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...