Submission & Instructions for Authors

Submission

Manuscripts must be submitted  as electronic files  (by e-mail attachment in a Microsoft Word document) to: mejer@uowm.gr or via the Submission Webform

Submission of a manuscript implies that it must not be under consideration for publication by other journal or has not been published before.

Instructions for Authors

Title of the manuscript

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The name of the author

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The affiliation of the author

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The email of the author

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In case of more then one author insert one empty line (regular, 12pt times New Roman, 0pt space before and after) and please mention the above information again

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Abstract

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All manuscripts must be preceded by an abstract in English of not more that 200 words.

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Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, you should provide 4 to 6 keywords, which can be used for indexing purposes

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Article body text

Example: The Faculty of Education of the University of Western Macedonia, the Faculty of Pedagogy of the University of St. Kliment Ohridski Bitola and the Faculty of Education of Fan. S. Noli of Korce University are pleased to announce the co–organization of the International Conference “Education Across Borders”, to be held in Florina, from 5th to 7th October 2012.

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Manuscripts should be divided into sections and subsections. Please use no more than 3 levels of displayed headings.

1. First level headings e.g. The study

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1.2 Second level headings e.g. The aim and objectives of the study

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1.3 Third level headings e.g. The students’ needs analysis project

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  • You should avoid boldface type in the text.

  • Use italics for emphasis and special terms.

  • Use default indentation in bullets or numbered lists.

Tables and figures should be included in the text in the position where they are to appear. It is the authors’ responsibility to present tables and figures that do not exceed the margins and are reproducible. Number tables in accordance with their appearance in the text place. Place centered titles before the table body.

(Table width: 15,5cm, row height: 0,6cm at least, outer borders 1 1/2pt, inner border 1pt)

Paragraph text immediately after table or figure should have 6pt space before and 6pt space after

2. Citations in the text

All citations in the text should refer to:

  1. Single author: the author's name (without initials) and the year of publication;

  2. Two or three authors: authors’ names and the year of publication;

  3. More than three authors: first author's name followed by “et al.” and the year of publication.

2.1 When citing within the text:

References cited in the text should read thus:

  • (Brown 2000), (Brown 2001: 63-68), (Brown & Smith 2003).

  • Use “et al.” when citing a work by more than two authors, e.g. (Brown et al. 2004).

  • The letters, a, b, c, etc. should be used to distinguish citations of different works by the same author in the same year, e.g. (Brown 2000a, 2000b).

  • For multiple citations: (Brown 2005, Smith 1998).

3. References

All references cited in the text should be listed alphabetically and presented in full at the end of the paper

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3.1 Book

Johns, A. M. (1997). Text, Role and Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fredrick, L. D., Deitz, S. M., Bryceland, J. A. & Hummel, J. H. (2000). Behavior analysis, education, and effective schooling. Reno, NV: Context Press.

3.2 Journal article

Billings, B. B., Drake, S. F., Elias, N., Jones, S. & Peters, W. (1992). An ode to adult learning. Magazine of Adult Issues, 14(4), 4-10.

Miller, A. J., Thomson, F. & Callagher, D. (1998). Affluence in suburbia. Suburbian Studies, 12, 9–12.

3.3 Chapter from an edited book

Dockett, S. (1999). Thinking about play, playing about thinking. In E.Dau (Ed.), Child’s play (pp. 28 – 45). Sydney: MacLennan & Petty.

3.4 Internet and other electronic sources

Stuart, C. & Thurlow, D. (2000). Making it their own: Preservice teachers’ experiences, beliefs and classroom practices. Journal of Teacher Education, 51 (2), 113 – 121. Retrieved November 15, 2002 from the World Wide Web: http://proquest.uni.com/pdqweb?TS=97121

3.5 Published proceedings, published contribution to a symposium, article or chapter in an edited book

Deci, E. L. & Ryan, R. M. (1991). A motivational approach to self: Integration in personality. In R. Dienstbier (Ed.), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation: Vol. 38. Perspectives on motivation (pp. 237-288). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

3.6 Unpublished paper presented at a conference

Kemp, C. (2006, April). Implicit and explicit knowledge of grammatical form and function in learners using three or more languages. Paper presented at the conference of the Association for Language Awareness, Le Mans, France.

3.7 Unpublished Master/ Doctoral dissertation

Won, M. (2008). The effects of vocabulary instruction on English language learners: A meta-analysis. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

4. Brief bio

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Please provide a brief CV/biography consisting of one paragraph (50 words) giving details on present position, education, research interests and publications, at the end of the manuscript.

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Length of manuscripts: The length of the paper should not exceed 6000 words including footnotes, tables, references and appendices

Page setup: Paper: A4, top margin 2,5cm, bottom margin 2,5cm, left margin 3cm, right margin 2,5cm, Header and footer 1,5cm space from edge and different first page.

Empty line: when needed (regular, 12pt Times New Roman, 0pt space before and after)