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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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

General

Before submitting your manuscript to this journal, please ensure you have read the Aims and Scope Section. We publish original articles, reviews, reports and polemics in English. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7th edition.

 

To submit your manuscript, please send it to: info@speceducat.com

 

1. Formatting

- The preferred format for your manuscript is Word.

- The documantation should be written in the A4 format of a standard typescript (1800 characters per page, margins: upper and lower- 25 mm, left- 35 mm).

- It is recommended to use 12-point Times New Roman font, 1,5-line spacing.

-The volume of submitted texts should not exceed 20 pages (including tables, graphs, footnotes, references).

 

2. Title Page

- Authors first and last name

- Academic title and affiliation

- All authors e-mail address

- Authors ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID, see: https://orcid.org/)

- Article title

- Abstract

- Keywords

- Corresponding author address, phone number, e-mail

 

3. Abstract and keywords

The abstract body must not exceed 200 words. The abstract should be descriptiove, instructured and summarize conducted topic. The authors should define 4-5 keywords that represent the content of the manuscript and are specific to the paper's field or subfield.

 

4. Tables, artwork, figures and other greaphics

Tables and illustrations (figures, graphs, photographs) should be placed in separate files and accurately described. Place of their insertions should be marked in the right margin in the text.

 

Tables

The font in the table should be 12-points. There is no other table formatting than the grid. The title is placed above the table. Footnotes to the table are placed directly below it.

 

Charts

Charts should be prepared using Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Microsoft Graph). The chart number and title are saved below the graph. Charts made with other programs and pasted as figures.

 

The minimum resolution of charts and illustrations is 300 dpi. In the case of placing figures, tables etc. in the work, coming from studies published in other journals or books, the author is required to obtain permission to use them.

5. References

The reference list should appear at the end of the paper. Each source you cite in the paper must appear in your reference list. Likewise, each entry in the reference list must be cited in your text. The reference list should be correctly formatted in the APA 7th Style.

 

Examples:

 

Articles

Beattie, B. R., & LaFrance, J. T. (2006). The law of demand versus diminishing marginal utility. Review of Agricultural Economics, 28(2), 263–271. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9353.2006.00286.x

 

Books

Ponniah, J., Hu, Y.-C., & Kumar, P. R. (2015). A clean slate approach to secure wireless networking. Now Foundations and Trends. https://doi.org/10.1561/1300000037
Diaz–Rico, L. T. (2008). A course for teaching English learners. Pearson.

 

Reference managet styles:

Zotero

Mendeley

EndNote

 

The author declares that he or she has checked whether the bibliographic sources referred to in the article are registered in the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) system and whether they have the DOI. In the case of its occurrence, the DOI number appropriate for the article recalled in the references/footnotes (do not use footnotes in APA format) has been given in the relevant footnote, after the bibliographic data of the referenced source, in the form of an active hyperlink. DOI numbers should be verified directly on the journal's website or publishers or the CrossRef agency website: http://www.crossref.org/guestquery/



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