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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Contact details (phone number, email, address) of Corresponding Author provided in the manuscript?

Author Guidelines

The authors are required to STRICTLY follow the instructions given on this page, for convenient processing.
Format:
The authors are required to follow the APA Style Guide for formatting of their papers, failing which the manuscript will not be accepted for publication.
Paper Length:
The abstract must begin with a new page. The abstract page should already include the page header (as given in APA Style Guide). The abstract should be a single paragraph between 150 and 250 words. Keywords (max. 10 words) from your paper must be listed below the abstract.
Length: Formatted as guided (Min: 4,000 – Max: 8,000 words)
Paper Layout:
The paper layout should be as follow;
Font: Times New Roman
Title: 14pts Bold
Alignment: Justify
Page/Paper Size: 8.5" x 11" (Letter) (8.5 inches width x 11 inches height)
Orientation: Portrait
Margins:
Top: 1.0"
Bottom: 1.0"
Left: 1.6"
Right: 1.6"
Paragraph Indention: Indent each paragraph single spaces and apply the indention consistently throughout the paper
Line Spacing: 1.0 (single line space) throughout the entire paper
Page Numbering: Number page consecutively in the bottom middle.
Headings:
1. (12pts Bold)
1.1. (11pts Bold)
1.1.1. (11pts Bold Italic)
References:
Please follow the APA Style Guide for references.

Sample Paper:
Please, download formatted sample paper.