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 section).
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, found in the About the Journal section. Any manuscript that does not follow author guidelines will be returned to the author.
Example: The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point, Times New Roman font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses), APA style referencing.
Figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. All images and tables are embedded and centered at the right places in the text. All images should be labelled in accordance with APA style format.
References follow APA formatting. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
Endnotes, if any, should be at the very end of the manuscript after the references. Footnotes, if any (these should be limited), are placed at the appropriate places in the text.
Blind Review- The article is prepared for double-blind peer review and the Ensuring a Blind Review steps have been followed.
- The manuscript is limited from 6000 to 8000 words, including an abstract (of no more than 100 words) and references.
The copyright notice is CC BY SA.
This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. All new works based on yours will carry the same license. Thus any derivatives will also allow commercial use. For example, if someone translates your article into French, the French version of the article will also have to be shared under a CC BY SA license.