An acceptable manuscript will meet the following general criteria: if it reports a worthwhile contribution to knowledge in Education, sound methodology was used and is explained with sufficient detail so that other researchers can replicate the studies. Conclusions are supported by data, manuscripts is concise, well written, and understandable.
Manuscript should be uploaded to JEREDA journal system and arranged in standard format according to the manuscript template, Title, Authors, Affiliation and Email, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Literature Review, Methods, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgment and References. (Please download the manuscript template to prepare your article) Typed in A4 size, in single column, 1.5 space line, Verdana font and should be given line numbers. Margins on all four sides are 2,5 cm.
The title of the paper should be concise and informative. It should be written clearly and concisely describing the contents of the research.
Manuscript has main author and co-authors with full name of the author and co-authors (no abbreviation), includes affiliation(s) and email addresses clearly.
The abstract comes after title page in the manuscript. Abstract must be integrated and independent which is consist of restatement of the topic and purpose, population or sample, methods, results, conclusion and suggestion. However the abstract should be written in subsections of purpose, population or sample, methods, results, conclusion and suggestion. Abstract must be written using maximum 250 words.
The keywords should be avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts. Do not use words or terms in the title as keywords. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes. Keywords should not more than 7 words or phrases in alphabetical order.
Provide background of the study in easy words. In this section author should discuss about all the variables in the topic. This section should include the literature review in very clear words. Also discuss the motivation of the study. Provide in-text references in APA style for all the facts that are presented here. Together with the review of literature, this section should not be more than 5 pages. Here author can discuss the research gaps the present study is going to fill. Provide intext citation in APA style. (Johnson, 2019).
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
State in clear terms what prompted the researcher to carry out the study.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
The author should state clearly the aim and the specific objectives of carrying out the study
RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND/ OR HYPOTHESES
The author should state clearly the research questions or hypotheses that will guide the study.
(Brief but detailed explanation of how you carried out your study under the following subsections. Discuss software, hardware’s used during study with their brand names. Mention all research conditions, assumptions, theories followed. This is to allow replication of study by future researchers)
- Research Designs (Present the materials, methods, survey, questionnaire etc. used for the study. Author should explain whether this study is experimental, or review study, or simulation based or survey based).
- Population & Sample
- Instrumentation (Include instrument validity and reliability)
- Procedure of Data Analysis
- Method(s) of Data Analysis
RESULTS (Provide logical, and scientific analysis of findings of the study. Present your tables or figures etc and discuss them.
DISCUSSION (Present evidences to support your analysis by citing work of earlier researchers or existing theories.
CONCLUSION (Conclusion should be written in very clear words. It should explain how the objectives of the study are accomplished.
Conflicts of Interest: Declare conflicts of interest and state “The authors declare conflict of interest” if any, and state “The authors declare no conflict of interest” if there is none.
Acknowledgments: Acknowledge any support given your work but should not be support by the author(s) contribution or funding sections. It may be supports in the areas of administrative and technical support, donations of all kind in term of materials used for experimentation
If the work is part of a thesis submitted to a college, institutes or university for award of any certificate or degree, indicate the certificate or degree, title of the thesis, amount of work extracted in the thesis, department and institution, name of the supervisors.
Notes on Authors
Authors should write note of about 50 words, detailing on the current affiliation, research interests and experience, current level of education, associations membership etc.
Authorship and Level of Contribution
In the event that the paper is co-authored, please indicate the level of contribution of each author.
Please take note
- Avoid the use of titles like Mr., Dr. PhD, Professor etc against your name, journal indexing databases would not recognize them
- Keywords should be written in alphabetical order.
- The entire manuscript should not exceed 7,000 words.
- Your paper will be rejected at the submission level, if plagiarized.
REFERENCES (The author-year notation system is required and completed. All reference mentioned should be written down in reference using American Psychological Association (APA) style and arranged from A to Z. They must correspond with the in-text citations. Always provide online link to the references you cite).
- Journal article
Harris, M., Karper, E., Stacks, G., Hoffman, D., DeNiro, R., Cruz, P., et al. (2001). Writing labs and the Hollywood connection. Journal of Film Writing, 44(3), 213–245.
- Article by DOI
Slifka, M. K., & Whitton, J. L. (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. Journal of Molecular Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s001090000086
Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
- Book chapter
O’Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men’s and women’s gender role journeys: Metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107–123). New York: Springer.
- Online document
Abou-Allaban, Y., Dell, M. L., Greenberg, W., Lomax, J., Peteet, J., Torres, M., & Cowell, V. (2006). Religious/spiritual commitments and psychiatric practice. Resource document. American Psychiatric Association. http://www.psych.org/edu/other_res/lib_archives/archives/200604.pdf. Accessed 25 June 2007.
* Journal names and book titles should be italicized.
For more detail guidelines for Referencing, visit https://aut.ac.nz.libguides.com/APA6th/referencelist
Payment of Publication Charge
After a manuscript has been reviewed and accepted by an editor, then the corresponding author will be contacted to make payment of the publication charge.