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Author Guidelines

1. Authors must ensure that their papers are free of spelling and grammatical errors and typos.

2. Research papers should not exceed 8,000 words.

3. The first page of an article should contain the title of the paper, name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s) and an abstract not exceeding 200 words.

4. The first page should also contain five key words according to the Classification System for Journal Articles as used by the Journal of Economic Literature.

5. Equations in the text should be numbered consecutively using Arabic numerals within simple brackets and aligned against the right margin.

6. All appendices should be numbered consecutively using upper case roman numerals and shown before the list of references.

7. When formulae displayed have been derived by the author, the full derivations should be given on separate sheets (not to be published) for the information of the referees.

8. References should be cited within the text as follows: According to Wickremasinghe (2005), foreign exchange market … These results are inconsistent with those of other studies (Perera, 1995; Silva, 2000)

 

List of references should show each citation in alphabetical order as follows:

Book with one author

Bernstein, T. M. (1965). The careful writer: A modern guide to English usage (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Atheneum.

Electronic book

Replace place and publisher information with the DOI.

Anderson, C. A., Gentile, D. A., & Buckley, K. E. (2007).Violent video game effects on children and adolescents: Theory, research and public policy.http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.001.0001

Work with two authors

Beck, C. A. J., & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Facts, myths, and future prospects. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/10401-000

Two or more works by the same author

Arrange by the year of publication, the earliest first.

Postman, N. (1979). Teaching as a conserving activity. New York, NY: Delacorte Press.

Postman, N. (1985). Amusing ourselves to death: Public discourse in the age of show business. New York, NY: Viking.

If works by the same author are published in the same year, arrange alphabetically by title and add a letter after the year as indicated below

McLuhan, M. (1970a). Culture is our business. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

McLuhan, M. (1970b). From cliche to archetype. New York, NY: Viking Press.

Book by a corporate author

Associations, corporations, agencies, government departments and organizations are considered authors when there is no single author

American Psychological Association. (1972). Ethical standards of psychologists. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Anthologies, Coursepacks, & Encyclopedias

Anthology or compilation

Gibbs, J. T., & Huang, L. N. (Eds.). (1991). Children of color: Psychological interventions with minority youth. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Work in an anthology or an essay in a book

Bjork, R. A. (1989). Retrieval inhibition as an adaptive mechanism in human memory. In H. L. Roediger III, & F. I. M. Craik (Eds.), Varieties of memory & consciousness(pp. 309-330). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Work in a course pack

Goleman, D. (2009). What makes a leader? In D. Demers (Ed.), AHSC 230: Interpersonal communication and relationships (pp. 47-56). Montreal, Canada: Concordia University Bookstore. (Reprinted from Harvard Business Review, 76(6), pp.93-102, 1998).

Article in a reference book or an entry in an encyclopedia

If the article/entry is signed, include the author's name; if unsigned, begin with the title of the entry

Guignon, C. B. (1998). Existentialism. In E. Craig (Ed.),Routledge encyclopedia of philosophy (Vol. 3, pp. 493-502). London, England: Routledge.

Articles

Article in a journal - for articles retrieved online

Mellers, B. A. (2000). Choice and the relative pleasure of consequences. Psychological Bulletin, 126, 910-924. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0033-2909.126.6.910

Note: List only the volume number if the periodical uses continuous pagination throughout a particular volume. If each issue begins with page 1, then list the issue number as well.

Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45(2), 10-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/1061-4087.45.2.10

Articles in a journal, more than seven authors

Gilbert, D. G., McClernon, J. F., Rabinovich, N. E., Sugai, C., Plath, L. C., Asgaard, G., ... Botros, N. (2004). Effects of quitting smoking on EEG activation and attention last for more than 31 days and are more severe with stress, dependence, DRD2 A 1 allele, and depressive traits.Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 6, 249-267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1 080/1462220041 0001676305

Article in a newspaper or magazine

Semenak, S. (1995, December 28). Feeling right at home: Government residence eschews traditional rules.Montreal Gazette, p. A4.

Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status, The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4.

Driedger, S. D. (1998, April 20). After divorce. Maclean's, 111(16), 38-43.

Article from an electronic source

DOI (digital object identifier)

Zhao, S., Grasmuck, S., & Martin, J. (2008). Identity construction on Facebook: Digital empowerment in anchored relationships. Computers in Human Behavior, 24(5), 1816-1836. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2008.02.012

URL for an online periodical

Cooper, A., & Humphreys, K. (2008). The uncertainty is killing me: Self-triage decision making and information availability. E-Journal of Applied Psychology, 4(1). Retrieved from http://ojs.lib.swin.edu.au/index.php/ejap/article/view/124/129

Multimedia

Television or radio program

MacIntyre, L. (Reporter). (2002, January 23). Scandal of the Century [Television series episode]. In H. Cashore (Producer), The fifth estate. Toronto, Canada: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Film, videorecording or DVD

Kubrick, S. (Director). (1980). The Shining [Motion picture]. United States: Warner Brothers.

Online Lecture Notes and Presentation Slides (such as Moodle)

Cress, C. M. (2009). Curricular strategies for student success and engaged learning [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from http://www.vtcampuscompact.org/2009/TCL_post/ presenter_powerpoints/Christine%20Cress%20-%20Curricular%20Strategies.ppt

Web pages

Web pages & non-periodical documents on the Internet

Library and Archives Canada. (2008). Celebrating women's achievements: Women artists in Canada.Retrieved from http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/women/002026-500-e.html

Geography of Canada. (2009, September 29). InWikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved September 30, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Canada

9. Author should register with the journal before submitting manuscripts.

10. Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author. The corrected manuscripts should be submitted within 5 working days.

11. Don't forget to choose "author" when you register in www.macrothink.org/jse, and you will be able to submit the paper online successfully.

 

DOIs in References

The journal/publisher encourages authors to cite those items (journal articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, technical reports, working papers, dissertations, etc.) that have DOIs. When the cited items have DOIs, the authors should add DOI persistent links to the regular references. The DOI persistent links should be the last elements in the references. The persistent links should be active.

Format of persistent link: http://dx.doi.org/+DOI (without “doi:”)

Example of persistent link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/2.901164

The authors or editors may retrieve articles’ DOIs at: http://www.crossref.org/SimpleTextQuery/

You can register a free account, to start retrieving articles’ DOIs. CrossRef allows you to check multiple references. Please read this webpage very carefully. Only articles with assigned DOIs can be retrieved through the above mentioned webpage.

12. Please find more details by following the checklist below

 

Please find the Author Guidelines at:http://www.macrothink.org/author/

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3. Submission an Article:http://pkp.sfu.ca/files/video/ojs_author_submission/ojs_author_submission.htm

 

 

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 MS-Word 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. The authors agree to pay the Publication Fees if the paper is accepted.
 

Copyright Notice

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the publisher. The editors reserve the right to edit or otherwise alter all contributions, but authors will receive proofs for approval before publication.

Copyrights for articles published in Macrothink's Journals are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.

 

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication Fee-Journal of Studies in Education: 100.00 (USD)
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