Author Guidelines

MANUSCRIPT WRITING RULES

 

The submitted articles are subject to preliminary review with respect to publication, writing, qualification, content, research and ethical rules. The submissions are inspected for plagiarism through digital softwares. The articles which are found to be not suitable are returned to the author without going through referee review. For studies which involve clinical or experimental treatments with animals requiring ethical board permissions, the necessary ethical permission should be obtained, documented and presented. 


The articles in Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education are published in English and Turkish.  The authors are required to follow the necessary steps on the guideline which is available on the website while uploading the concerning documents. Under no circumstances there may be a person, corporation or foundation name in the submissions documents. The submissions should be uploaded in one file in English and Turkish. The submissions of non-Turkish authors will be taken to review directly in English, after the acceptance process the Turkish extended abstract will be requested. Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education will assist the authors in preparing the Turkish extended abstract.

 

The articles which are to be submitted to Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education are required to be prepared on the “Article Template” above.

 

Article Template

Click for viewing the sample article prepared according to the journal template.

Page Layout: A4 Paper measurements, Vertical, Margins: Normal (2,5cm from the 4 sides)

Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education does not limit the word or page count of the articles; however, the editorial board or the science board may advise that the article needs to be shortened without losing its value.

Font: Times New Roman, Titles: 11pt, Text: 10pt

Articles submitted may consist of the following sections, respectively;

Title

The title of the article should be written in Times New Roman, 14pt. The title must be inclusive. Initial of each words must be written in capital except the conjunctions.

Abstract

The abstract should be written in Times New Roman, 9pt, justified and between 150 and 200 words and it should reflect the purpose, scope, method, results and highlights of the article.

Keywords

Maximum of 5 keywords can be written.

Introduction

The main area of the article, a brief explanation of the sections of the article, its place in the literature, significance of the study, research problem and purpose should be mentioned in the introduction section.

Methodology

The type of the research, data collection tools, validity and reliability, data collection process, analysis of the data, limitations should be included in the method section.

Results

The results obtained in the study should be presented in the order stated in the purpose/hypotheses of the study. In the presentation of the results, relevant tables, figures, graphics or diagrams can be used.

Discussion and Conclusion

The results obtained in the study should be discussed by taking the literature in consideration and in the order stated in the purpose/hypotheses of the study. Moreover, the limitations of the study, and suggestions for further research should be included in this section.

Acknowledgement

If the article is submitted as a proceeding, on the condition of not being fully published or if the article is created from a dissertation research, an explanation should be included here. If desired, appreciations to a person or a foundation should be stated here.

References

The references should be prepared in accordance with APA (6th Edition) referencing style. For the Turkish text, the Turkish referencing methods and rules, and for the English text, the English referencing methods and rules should be taken into consideration.

The font should be Times New Roman, and the line spacing should be 6pt. The indentation should be 0.5 cm.

Appendix

Additional tables, figures, graphics and diagrams should be placed in the next page after the references. Each Appendix should be sorted as; Appendix 1, Appendix 2 and so on, and each appendix should have a separate heading. In the case that appendix is included in the article, these headings should be in the form of; Introduction, Methods etc.

Tables and Figures

The rules below must be followed while presenting tables and figures.

There should not be lines between the items. Table number, table title, table and table space should be 0pt. There should be a 6pt of spacing between the last line of the table and the next paragraph. The table number should be written in bold. The table title should be normal, justified on both sides and the initials of the title of the table (except for conjunctions) should be in upper-case.

Table 1. Table Title

Socio-Economic Levels

N

SS

Low Socio-Economic Level

307

67.87

9.20

Medium Socio-Economic Level

230

66.27

8.84

High Socio-Economic Level

218

67.17

10.46

 

Figure numbers and titles should be justified on both sides below the figure. Only the initial should be in upper case, except for proper nouns. Should not be in bold. The part before the table title should be written in bold (Figure 1. Figure 2.). There should be a 12pt of spacing between the figure title and the figure and the next paragraph.

 

Figure 1. Figure Title

 

WRITING REFERENCES

 

In-text Citations

 

One author

·         Citing a source in Turkish:

Semerci’ye (2007) göre …,

Semerci (2007) …,

…. (Semerci, 2007).

…. (Semerci, 2007, s. 46).

·         Citing a Source in English:

As Semerci (2007) states …,

Semerci (2007) …,

…. (Semerci, 2007).

…. (Semerci, 2007, p. 46).

 

Two authors

Author surnames are written in the order which appears in the study. Between the author surnames, in Turkish; “ve”, and in English; “and” is used. The ampersand (&) is not used in text, it is only used in parenthesis giving references in-text.

·         Citing a source in Turkish:

Yılmaz ve Keser’e (2017göre …,

Yılmaz ve Keser (2017) ,

 (Yılmaz & Keser, 2017).

 

·         Citing a Source in English:

As Yılmaz and Keser (2017states …,

Yılmaz and Keser (2017) ,

 (Yılmaz & Keser, 2017).

 

Three or more authors

Author surnames are written in the order which appears in the study. If the same article is cited for the second time; only the surname of the first author is written, for the others; in Turkish, “ve diğerleri”, and in English, “et al.” is used.

·         Citing a source in Turkish:

o   First time cited in-text:

Büyüköztürk, Kılıç Çakmak, Akgün, Karadeniz ve Demirel (2017) göre ,

(Büyüköztürk, Kılıç Çakmak, Akgün, Karadeniz, & Demirel, 2017).

o   Second time mentioned in-text, and so on:

Büyüköztürk ve diğerleri (2017) 

. (Büyüköztürk ve diğerleri, 2017).

 

·         Citing a source in English:

o   First time cited in-text:

As Büyüköztürk, Kılıç Çakmak, Akgün, Karadeniz and Demirel (2017) states ,

(Büyüköztürk, Kılıç Çakmak, Akgün, Karadeniz, & Demirel, 2017).

 

 

o   Second time mentioned in-text, and so on:

Büyüköztürk et al. (2017) 

. (Büyüköztürk et al., 2017).

 

Six or more authors

Only the surname of the first author is written; for others; in Turkish, “ve diğerleri”, and in English, “et al.” is used.

·         Citing a source in Turkish:

Akyüz ve diğerleri (2012) …

…. (Akyüz ve diğerleri, 2012).

·         Citing a source in English:

Akyüz et al. (2012) …

…. (Akyüz et al., 2012).

 

Citing institutions

First time cited in-text, the name of the institution is written, and the abbreviation is included along with the date e.g.

“(Türk Dil Kurumu [TDK], 2017)”.

 

In more than one studies which carry the same surname

To determine the authors with the same surname, first name initials are also used, e.g.

“Ç. Semerci (2008) and J. D. Underwood (1999) also examined the same topic…”

 

In the case that an author has more than one study in the same date

In the case that an author has more than one study in the same dateto provide differentiation, a letter is given next to the dates, e.g.

… (Semerci, 2002a, 2002b).

 

Citing more than one study at the same time

The alphabetical order in surnames is followed, e.g.

“The studies conducted in the area (Işık, 1997; Kara, 1996; Keskin, 1996) shows that...”

 

Citing secondary sources

The secondary source is shown in the reference list. In-text, only the author of the original study is included. After mentioning the primary source, the secondary source is stated as; “aktaran” in Turkish, and “as cited in” in English.

·         Citing a source in Turkish:

… (aktaran, Coltheart, 2001).

… (Grayson & Meilman; aktaran, Perine, & Lisle, 1995).

·         Citing a Source in English:

… (as cited in Coltheart, 2001).

… (Grayson & Meilman; aktaran, Perine, & Lisle, 1995).

 

Writing the References Section

 

Books

Only the initial letter is written in upper case (except for proper nouns) in books. In the case of citing books in Turkish, first the title of the book in Turkish, and then the title in English in brackets [ ] should be written.

 

Creswell, J. W. (2013). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Sage Publications.

Büyüköztürk, Ş., Çakmak, E. K., Akgün, Ö. E., Karadeniz, Ş., & Demirel, F. (2017). Bilimsel araştırma yöntemleri (18. bs.) [Scientific research methods (18th ed.)]. Ankara: Pegem Academy Publishing.

 

Books with editors

Ellis, A. (1973). Rational-emotive psychotheraphy, In H. C. Patterson (Ed.), Theories of counseling and psychotherapy (pp. 49-57). New York, Harper and Row Publishers.

 

Translated books

Ong, W. J. (2012). Sözlü ve yazılı kültür: Sözün teknolojileşmesi (6. bs.) [Orality and literacy the technologizing of the Word (6th ed.)] (Sema Postacıoğlu Banon, trans.). İstanbul: Metis Publishing.

 

Articles

Only the intial letter of the article title (except for proper nouns) is written in upper case. The initials of the journals are written in upper case. The journal title and volume number should be italicised. In case of citing articles written in Turkish, first the Turkish title of the article, and then the title in English in brackets [] should be written. The journal title should be in English.

Bandura, A. (1977). Self-efficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavioral change. Psychological Review, 84(2), 191-215.

Semerci, Ç. (1999). Öğrencilerin öğretmenlik mesleğine ilişkin tutum ölçeği [A scale for students’ attitude towards the teaching profession]. Education and Science, 23(111), 51-55.

Büyüköztürk, Ş., Akgün, Ö. E., Kahveci, Ö., & Demirel, F. (2004). Güdülenme ve öğrenme stratejileri ölçeğinin Türkçe formunun geçerlik ve güvenirlik çalışması [The validity and reliability study of the turkish version of the motivated strategies for learning questionnaire]. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 4(2), 207-239. 

 

Proceedings

Only the initial letter of the proceedings title (except for proper nouns) is written in upper case. The initials of the conference/symposium/event are written in upper case and should be italicised. . In case of citing proceedings written in Turkish, first the Turkish title of the article, and then the title in English in brackets [] should be written. The title of the conference/symposium/event of the proceedings should be in English.

Munneke, L., Andriessen, J., Kirschner, P., & Kanselaar, G. (2007). Effects of synchronous and asynchronous CMC on interactive argumentation. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning 16-21 July 2007 (pp. 532-541), New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Semerci, Ç., Semerci, N., & Yazıcıoğlu, S. (2000). Duyuşsal boyutun ölçülmesi [Measuring the affective dimention]. In Proceedings of the 8th National Educational Sciences Congress 01-03 September 2000 (pp. 334). Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey.

 

Dissertation

Only the intial letter of the dissertation title (except for proper nouns) is written in upper case. The initials of the type of the dissertation (master’s or PhD) and the name of the university are written in upper cas. In case of citing dissertations written in Turkish, first the Turkish title of the article, and then the title in English in brackets [] should be written. The type of the dissertation and the university name information should be in English.

Vicks, M. E. (2013). An examination of internet filtering and safety policy trends and issues in south carolina's k-12 public schools. Doctorate Dissertation, Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA.

Ünal, F. (2008). İlköğretim 7. sınıf sosyal bilgiler dersi yurdumuzun komşuları ve Türk dünyası ünitesinde geçen haritaların kullanılabilirlik düzeyi [The useability level of maps used in the unit named the neighbours of our country and the Turkish world? for social studies for 7th grade]. Doctorate Dissertation, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.

 

E-Sources:                    

Announcement

British Council (2012). 6th Annual GCC nationalisation summit. Dubai, UAE: Author. Retrieved 29 October 2012, from http://www.britishcouncil.org/learning-skills-for-employability-project-policy-dialogue-sixth-annual-gcc-nationalisation-summit.htm

A particular page on a website

European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) (2011). Network Information Security in Education. Retrieved 10 February 2016, from https://www.enisa.europa.eu/topics/cybersecurityeducation/nis-in-education/nis-brokerage-1/NetworkInformationSecurityinEducation.pdf