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Writing Rules

Those manuscripts to be submitted to Kastamonu Education Journal should be prepared according to the following Article Templates.

Turkish Article Template

Page Format: A4 Portrait, Margins (Normal) (top, bottom, left, right 2,5cm)

Articles should be at least 2 and at most 15 pages. The editorial board may increase this number if necessary.

Font Family: Main titles should be written using 10 pt. and the text 10 pt. Times New Roman font.

Each study should be composed of the following main titles in the same order as shown below:

Title

The title of the study should reflect the content clearly and be comprehensive. Except for the linkers, each word should be capitalized.

Abstract

It should include the aim of the study, its scope, method, results, important features and original value briefly and clearly. There is no word limit for the abstract.

Keywords

Minimum 5, maximum 7 keywords that reflect the whole study should be selected.

Introduction

The basis of the research topic, summary related with the parts of the study, the significance of the subject in the academic literature, the importance of the study, research problem and aims should be explained in a detailed fashion in the introduction.

Method

The type, research group, data collection tools, validity and reliability, data collection techniques, data analysis, limitations and ethical committee approval (if necessary) of the research should be explained exhaustively.

Results

The results of the study should be explained with tables, diagrams, graphics or pictures in a way that supports the aim and problem of the study.

Discussion *

In the light of the importance of the study, the results should be discussed referring to literature and author opinions.

Conclusion *

In the conclusion, the main ideas driven from the discussions should be explained.

Suggestions *

Suggestions that are suitable for the discussion and results of the study must be made. In addition, suggestions that can contribute to the literature and are related with future studies and applications in the field must be included.

Acknowledgements **

Those people or institutions who were of little help in the shaping of the study should be acknowledged.

References

References should be prepared according to APA 6 – Citation Guide. The in-text references should be given in a way that accords with the language of the full text. For Turkish manuscripts Turkish referencing guidelines and for English manuscripts English referencing guidelines should be observed.

Font family is Palatino Linotype and line spacing is 3nk. Indentation should start under the 4th letter.

Appendices **

Additional tables, graphics and pictures should be given on a separate page after the references. Each appendix should be numbered as Appendix 1, Appendix 2, ... and each appendix should have a separate title.

Discussion, Results and Suggestions could be given under the same title or separately.

** If there are Acknowledgements and Additional Information these should be given under main titles like Introduction or Method.

Tables and Figures
Authors should pay attention to the template of the examples given in the Template for the titles of Tables and Diagrams and text properties.
12 nk space before and after Tables and Diagrams
Tables and their titles, Font size: 10
Table and its number, Bold. E.g.: Table 1. Table Title
If the diagram is a graphic and editable, the title and internal text should have a font size of 10.
Diagram and its number, Bold. E.g.: Figure 1/Diagram 1. Figure/Diagram Title
If the diagrams include a picture or a visual that cannot be edited it should be transferred into Word with 300 DPI resolution and the original diagram should be uploaded via Upload Supplementary Files in the 4th step of Submiting a Manuscript.

You can download the article template here. Article Template

APC (Article Process Charge)

Since Kastamonu Education Journal claims no fees for article review or printing and for access to articles, it has no source of income. Accordingly, the following pecuniary obligations of the manuscripts submitted to Kastamonu Education Journal lie with the authors:

  • The studies in Kastamonu Education Journal are published as full texts both in Turkish and English.