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Author Guidelines

AUTHOR GUIDELINES
Files should be only in MS Word format and should be formatted for direct printing. Please make sure that you use as much as possible normal fonts in your documents.

Article Structure

Title: Concise and informative. Titles are often used in information-retrieval systems. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible. The title is not more than 12 words and be written with 16 font size.

Abstract: The abstract is a summarization or synopsis of the complete document, written in one paragraph, which should include these elements: Purpose, methods, results, conclusions and recommendations. Write one paragraph, from 150 to 250 words in length and be written with 8 font size.

Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 5 keywords be written with 8 font size.

1. Introduction: to explain the theoretical background, related research, the practical applications and the nature and purpose of the article.
2. Methods: Method Section that describes the participants, the materials, the procedures employed in the study such as treatment(s) and data analysis.
3. Results (findings) and Discussion: Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. 
4. Conclusion and Recommendations: The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section. You may suggestion for further researches and practical applications
Acknowledgements (when appropriate): List here those individuals who provided help during the research and sponsors.
References: References are listed in alphabetical order. Each listed reference is cited in text, and each text citation is listed in the References. References should be in line with APA 5 style. http://www.apa.org/books/4200061.html

Formatting your document

Articles should be prepared in single column format suitable for direct printing onto A4 article (8.3in x 11.7in/210mm x 297mm). Do not number pages in the article. Leave a line clear between paragraphs.
The body of the article (introduction, methods, results, discussions, Conclusion and Recommendations, acknowledgements and references) is written with Calibri style and 11 font sizes. The lenght of the article- including abstract, tables, and references must be between 3500 and 6000 words.The main language used is English and must be checked by experts to correct any errors. Each paragraph is longer than two sentences.
Section headings should be centered, in capital letters and numbered consecutively, starting with the Introduction. Sub-section headings should be in capital and lower-case italic letters, numbered 1.1, 1.2, etc, and left justified, with second and subsequent lines indented. (The abstract is not included in section numbering).
Tables: All tables should be numbered with Arabic numerals. Headings should be placed above tables, and centered. Leave one line space between the heading and the table. Only horizontal lines should be used within a table, to distinguish the column headings from the body of the table. Tables must be embedded into the text and not supplied separately. Table contents should have 10 font sizes.
Illustrations: All figures should be numbered with Arabic numerals (1, 2, …n).. Figures must be embedded into the text and not supplied separately.

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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