Abstract Review Criteria

SNEB Annual Conference
Call for Abstracts – Review Criteria

All abstracts will be blinded and then peer reviewed according to the following criteria. Authors will receive feedback based on a standardized evaluation form if their submission is rejected. Submissions will have the opportunity to resubmit at no cost after receiving reviewer feedback. All accepted abstracts will be published in a supplemental issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior  for the Annual Conference.

Research: Abstracts will be reviewed on the following criteria utilizing a five point scale.

  • Background, Rationale, Prior Research, and/or Theory
  • Statement of Objective
  • Study Design, Settings, Participants
  • Measurable Outcome/Analysis
  • Results Summary including Key Data
  • Conclusions Supported by the Evidence Reported
  • Potential Application of Results (Practical Importance)
  • Quality of Writing

Programs: Abstracts will be reviewed on the following criteria utilizing a five point scale.

  • Statement of Objective
  • Target Audience
  • Use of Theory, Prior Research, Rationale
  • Description of Program Intervention (including materials developed or used and/or teaching techniques)
  • Description of Evaluation
  • Conclusions Supported by Evidence Reported
  • Potential Application of Results (Practical Importance)
  • Quality of Writing

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Abstracts will be reviewed on the following criteria utilizing a five point scale.

  • Statement of Objective
  • Use of Theory, Prior Research, Rationale
  • Target Audience
  • Description of Course or Curriculum
  • Description of Evaluation
  • Conclusions Supported by Evidence Reported
  • Potential Application of Results (Practical Importance)
  • Quality of Writing

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Tips for Writing Abstracts

If you have any questions, please contact the SNEB offices at 800-235-6690 or send an email to info@sneb.org