Submission Information

The theme for the 2018 Journal was Action Research: Innovation Practices in the Business Education Classroom. Action research is a broad research technique used to evaluate an existing practice to improve a process. It is often used in education to improve the learning process. Teachers collect data on an activity they use in their class and then analyze the findings in an effort to revise the activity to better align with the learning.

The 2020 theme is not yet available.

Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: The next journal will published in Fall 2020.  More information to be posted later.

Mountain-Plains Business Education Association (M-PBEA) invites business educators to contribute articles for publication in the M-PBEA Journal. Manuscripts should deal with topics of interest to educators at both the secondary and post-secondary/collegiate levels. Authors must be members of NBEA to publish in the M-PBEA Journal. 

Submission of manuscripts dealing with practical topics is encouraged, as are research-based or theoretical papers. Manuscripts should be original—not under publication consideration or previously published by another journal or professional work.  

When submitting a manuscript, please follow these guidelines: 

  • Submit manuscript electronically as an attachment using Microsoft Word.   
  • Manuscript should be 6 to 10 double-spaced pages (including references which do not have to be on a separate page) of Times New Roman 12 pt. font. 
  • Include a separate information page (not included in the 6 to 10 pages) containing the article title, the complete names of all authors, their titles, employment, and contact information (mailing address, e-mail address, telephone numbers).
  • Include tables and graphs only if they are essential to the content. These should be electronically formatted and included in the article. 
  • Include all references cited in APA format. 
  • Do not use headers, footers, or page numbers. 
  • Include a 50 – 100 word abstract. 

A review board will blind review manuscripts submitted for consideration and will determine those that will be included in the publication. The editor reserves the right to edit all manuscripts accepted for publication. 

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For more information contact the Journal editor: Carol Wright - 

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