Writing Rules

Submissions (Manuscripts) submitted to the journal web site will be prereview by the members of the Prereview Board. The submissions found suitable at the pre-evaluation stage will proceed to the evaluation stage, while manuscripts not conforming to the submission guidelines will either be returned to the responsible author for correction or might be re-formatted or rejected. During the evaluation stage, the editor-in-chief or editor will invite relevant experts (reviewers) of the field to review the manuscript. Submissions that comply with the following writing rules are included in the review process:

  • Submissions must be within the aim, scope, publication ethics and policy of the journal.
  • The language of the submission must be Turkish or English.
  • The journal has a blind review system (two reviewers). Therefore, the first submission never includes a sign, name or statement that indicates the identity of the author (s).
  • For Turkish submissions, a short "Abstract" consisting of 250-300 words and an "Extended Abstract" consisting of 1500-2000 words in English are included (After being accepted for publication, we will translate the submissions whose language is not Turkish). However, the authors whose native language is Turkish will prepare the sections of "Turkish title", "Turkish Abstract" and "Turkish Extended Abstract". 
  • The plagiarism reports (Ithenticate, Turnitin etc.) of the submissions must be uploaded to the system. Except for the references and method, the similarity should not exceed 20%.
  • If any of the data collection methods such as interview, observation, questionnaire, scale, experiment were used in the submitted study, the statement that permission was obtained from the relevant unit/persons (ethics committee permission or permission letter from the relevant person or institutions) should be included in the method section of the article and the relevant The document should also be uploaded to the journal system as an additional file with the name of "permission letter".
  • The length of a study should not exceed 7000 words including suffixes.
  • The format of the submissions must conform to the APA 7th style.
  • Submissions should be prepared in Word format and according to the “First Submission Template”(which can be downloaded from the Journal Home Page).
  • “The Article Template”includes the rules you will follow after your submission is accepted through the review process.