Guidelines

In order for you to prepare your article according to the journal’s formatting and style guide, you are required to use the following template file: (File-English: Journal_Template.doc).

MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION GUIDELINES

Manuscripts to be submitted to TOJCE must be in English. Manuscripts must be formatted to fit an A4 page (custom size: 19.5 x 27.5 mm). The manuscript text must be written in the form of a single column as plain text. While preparing the page setup, there must be 2.5 cm margin from top and right and 2.5 cm margin from bottom and left.

The manuscript must be written in "Times New Roman"; font size 12; justified; 1,5 line spacing in Microsoft Word. Tables must be prepared in font size 10. The main manuscript must not exceed 12 pages.

I. Title

The title of the article must be written in font size 12. The title should be in uppercase and must be centered. The title must be short and relevant to the topic. The title must not exceed 12 words in the language in which the manuscript is published. The Exposed name of the author(s) must be given in lowercase, and surnames must be given in uppercase; Author names must be centered on the page.

Titles and work places of author(s) and, if any, the email address and name of the university, laboratory or institution where the research was conducted, must be marked (*) and mentioned in a footnote on the title page. 

II. Abstract

Each manuscript must be preceded by an abstract written in English. The abstract must be written in font size 10 and the text should be justified. The abstract must not exceed 150 words. Immediately after the abstract, provide a minimum of 3 keywords. Keywords must be in lower case. 


III. Chapters and Subchapters

Chapter titles must be written in bold uppercase, and subchapter titles must be written in bold lowercase. Main chapters must be numbered successively as INTRODUCTION, METHOD, FINDINGS, DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION, REFERENCES and EXTENDED ABSTRACT.


IV. Figures

Diagrams and graphics must be drawn in such a way that they can be printed on white paper. The maximum size for illustrations is 13 x 18 centimeters. Each figure must have a number and subtitle. If any source was used, it must be stated in parenthesis below the figure.
Figures must indented 3cm from the left text margin, should be placed appropriately within the text and should have no text to the left or right. Pictures that do not fit into the end of a page must be placed on the following page or should be included after the References, as an APPENDIX


V. Tables

Tables must be given in accordance with APA 5 (American Psychological Association) standards. The table caption and table number must be given above the table (right aligned). The content of the table must be expressed in the title, next to the table number. The first letter of each word in the table caption must be in uppercase. Nothing must be written to the left or right side of tables. 
Tables must be formed using the "Table" menu in Microsoft Word. Table contents must be written in font size 10 and must be arranged in such a way that no space is left before or after the lines. 
Lines used in the tables must be 1, 5 pt at most and there must be no line between rows and columns except for in categorizations on row and column headings. 


VI. References

References must be given in accordance with APA 5 (American Psychological Association) standards. Detailed information on reference style can be found at: http://www.apastyle.org/learn/index.aspx.

 

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 Microsoft Word.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is 1,5-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. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  7.