Writing Rules

Submitted articles to the Eurasian Journal of Teacher Education (EJTE) should be uploaded to the system anonymously. They should prepare their studies in the form of "Introduction", "Method", "Findings (Findings and Discussion)" and "Conclusion (Conclusion and Discussion)".

The title of the submitted work should be written in a way that expresses the work, avoiding unnecessary expressions. Expressions expressing the method used in the study can be included. The Turkish title of the works should not exceed 18 words and the English title should not exceed 21 words.

Authors should refrain from introductory information about themselves in the article text. The author should give information on the purpose and importance of the study in the introduction. The author should establish the theoretical framework and make literature review. Research problems for qualitative research; research questions or hypotheses for quantitative research must be given. In the method section, it should be explained in detail how the study was done and the ethical rules were followed. In the findings section, only the findings obtained in the study should be presented. In the conclusion and discussion section, the results obtained in the study should be summarized, the previous studies and the findings of the current study should be discussed within themselves. In the Conclusion and Discussion section, "Implementations" should be considered and evaluated together with the limitations of the study. It is also recommended that the contribution of the study to the literature and practitioners is given under a separate title.

The journal has adopted the APA 7 writing rules. Articles to be sent to the journal must be in A4 format, Cambria Math font with 11 Punto. Articles should be prepared in a single line and as justified. The studies should be at least 4000 and at most 12000 words. Authors can access the article template from the Template File section. Authors should upload their articles to the "title page"on the system. Copyright Transfer Agreement Form must be filled in, signed and uploaded for each work sent to our journal.

The following rules should be taken into account when formatting the article.

1. Authors' names and information should not be included when the study is uploaded to the system. The formal features of the studies are presented below:

- Page layout: A4 page size

- Margins: 2.5cm from all sides

- Line spacing: Single line should be written

- December: 0nk first; Then 6nk

- Font: Cambria Math

2. Titles: The main title of the article should be 14 points, bold, centered, the first letters of all words should be capital and maximum 18 words. First level titles should be unnumbered, 12 point, bold, first letters of all words should be capital and centered. Second level titles should be written in 11 font size, bold, first letters of all words capital and left justified. Third level titles should be written in 11 font left justified, the first letter of all words should be capitalized, italic and bold to the left. The fourth heads should start with a 1cm indentation. A point should be placed after the title and the text should be written next to the title. The first letters of all words in the title should be written in capitals, 11 font size and bold. The fifth level title should start with a 1cm indentation. A point should be placed after the title and the text should be written next to the title. The first letters of all words in the title should be written in capitals, 11 font, bold and italic.

3. Author names: 11 points, centered, only the first letters of the author's name and surname should be given in capital letters. Institutional information, countries and ORCID numbers are provided on the bottom line of the author information by enumerating after each of the authors. Only the email address of the responsible author is indicated.

4. The summary of the study should be in the range of 100-200 words. In the summaries of the studies, the purpose of the article, the method used, the important results and the contribution of these results to the field should be briefly explained. References should not be cited in the abstract and unnecessary details should be avoided. Articles should include Turkish and English abstracts. "Abstract" and "Abstract" should be presented first in the articles. There should be no indent at the beginning of the paragraph in the abstract. Key words should be written between 3-6 words after the summary. The first page of the article should include the title in English and "Abstract", on the second page the title in Turkish and the "Summary" section.

5. The text of the article should be written in 11 font size and the files should be prepared in Microsoft Word 2010 or higher version and the file format should be .docx.

6. There should be an extended summary in the works submitted to the journal (can be added after the article evaluation). The extended abstract should be in the range of 700-1000 words. While preparing a broad summary, there should be no indent in the first paragraph, and 1cm paragraph indentation in the next paragraphs. In the extended summary, the title should be used. In these titles, information about introduction, method, findings and result should be presented.

7. When preparing the tables, the table number should be left justified and bold. A dot must be placed after the table number and the table name must start from the bottom line. There should be no space between the table number and the table title. Table title should be written in 11 font size. Only the first letter in the table name must be uppercase. Table name should be left justified and italicized. Vertical lines should not be used in the table. The articles in the table should be 10 points. After the table, the paragraph describing the table should be indented 1cm.

8. While preparing the figures, the figure number should be left justified and bold. A dot must be placed after the figure number and the figure name must start from the bottom line. There should be no space between the figure number and the title of the figure. Figure title should be written in 11 font size. Only the first letter in the figure name must be uppercase. Figure name should be left justified and italicized. The paragraph describing the figure should be within the 1cm indent and in the range of 6nk.

References Editing Rules

1. Studies should be given in reference to APA 7 (American Psychological Association) standards.

2. Do not define symbols or abbreviations that represent statistics (e.g., M, SD, F, t, df, p, N, n, OR, r) or any abbreviations or symbols composed of Greek letters (e.g., α, β, χ2). However, define the other abbreviations (e.g., AIC, ANOVA, BIC, CFA, CI, NFI, RMSEA, SEM) when they are used anywhere in your paper.

3. The sources used in the article and in the bibliography should be listed according to the "Author's Surname". The references should be prepared as 11 font size justified. There should be 6nk space between sources. Single line spacing is written in the bibliography and 1 cm indentation is left in the lines after the first line.

Below are some examples of references.

  • Journal article with a DOI :

Öztürk, M., & Kaplan, A. (2019). Cognitive analysis of constructing algebraic proof processes: A mixed method research. Education and Science, 44(197), 25-64. https://doi.org/10.15390/EB.2018.7504

Parenthetical citation: (Öztürk & Kaplan, 2019)

Narrative citation: Öztürk and Kaplan (2019)

  • Journal article without a DOI:

Çetinkaya, P., & Erktin, E. (2002). Assessment of metacognition and its relationship with reading comprehension, achievement, and aptitude. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Eğitim Dergisi, 19(1), 1-11.

Akkan, Y., & Çakıroğlu, Ü. (2011). İlköğretim matematik öğretmenleri ile öğretmen adaylarının matematik eğitiminde hesap makinesi kullanımına yönelik inançlarının incelenmesi [Examining the beliefs of primary school mathematics teachers and student teachers toward use of calculators]. Educational Technology Theory and Practice, 1(2), 17-34.

Parenthetical citation: (Akkan & Çakıroğlu, 2011; Çetinkaya & Erktin, 2002)

Narrative citation: Akkan and Çakıroğlu (2011) and Çetinkaya and Erktin (2002)

  • Journal article, in press:

Güler, M., Çekmez, E., & Çelik, D. (in Press). Breaking with tradition: An investigation of an alternative instructional sequence designed to improve prospective teachers’ noticing skills. Teaching and Teacher Education.

Parenthetical citation: [Firstly] (Güler, Çekmez & Çelik, in press); (Güler et al, in press)

Narrative citation: [Firstly] Güler, Çekmez and Çelik (in press); Güler et al. (in press)

  • Authored book with a DOI and without a DOI:

Baki, A. (2018). Matematiği öğretme bilgisi [Knowledge of teach mathematics] (2. baskı). Pegem Akademi. https://doi.org/10.14527/9786052410318 

McMillan, J. H., & Schumacher, S. (2009). Research in education: Evidence-based inquiry (2nd ed.). Pearson

Parenthetical citation: (Baki, 2018; McMillan & Schumacher, 2009)

Narrative citation: Baki (2018) and McMillan and Schumacher (2009)

  • Chapter in an edited book with a DOI and  without a DOI:

Karademir, A. (2019). Okul öncesi öğretmenlerinin özellikleri [Knowledge of preschool teachers]. In A. Yıldırım (Ed.), Erken çocukluk eğitimine giriş [Introduction to early childhood education] (1st ed., pp. 164-188). Pegem Akademi. https://doi.org/10.14527/978605241962510.14527/9786052419625

Cockburn, A. D. (2008). Developing an understanding of children’s acquisition of number concepts. In A. D. Cockburn & G. Littler (Eds.), Mathematical misconceptions (1st ed., pp. 86-100). SAGE Publications Inc.

Parenthetical citation: (Cockburn, 2008; Karademir, 2019)

Narrative citation: Cockburn (2008) and Karademir (2019)

  • Report by a government agency or other organization:

Turkish Ministry of National Education. (2018). Görsel sanatlar dersi (9, 10, 11 ve 12. sınıflar) öğretim programı [Curriculum of visual arts for grade 9, 10, 11 and 12]. Turkish Ministry of National Education. http://mufredat.meb.gov.tr/Dosyalar/2018120204014821-gorsel%20sanatlar%20dop%20(2).pdf

Parenthetical citation: [First citation] (Turkish Ministry of National Education [MoNE], 2018), [Subsequent citations] (MoNE, 2018)

Narrative citation:  [First citation] Turkish Ministry of National Education (MoNE, 2018), [Subsequent citations] (MoNE, 2018) 

  • Conference session:

İşler Baykal, I., & Knuth, E. (2013, July 28- August 2). Preservice teachers conceptions of algebra and knowledge of student thinking [Conference session]. 37th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Kiel, Germany.

Parenthetical citation: (İşler Baykal & Knuth, 2013)

Narrative citation: İşler Baykal and Knuth (2013)

  • Symposium contribution:

Bempeni, M., Poulopoulou, S., Tsiplaki, I., & Vamvakoussi, X. (2018, July 3-8). Individual differences in fractions' conceptual and procedural knowledge: What about older students? [Paper presentation]. 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Umeå, Sweden.

Parenthetical citation: [First citation] (Bempeni, Poulopoulou, Tsiplaki & Vamvakoussi, 2018), [Subsequent citations] (Bempeni et al., 2018)

Narrative citation: [First citation] Bempeni, Poulopoulou, Tsiplaki and Vamvakoussi (2018), [Subsequent citations] Bempeni et al. (2018)

  • Dissertation or thesis from a database:

Ertör, E. (2015). İlkokulda görev yapan anasınıfı öğretmenlerinin yaşadıkları yönetsel sorunlara ilişkin görüşleri [The views of the preschool teachers working in primary school related to management problems they experience] (Publication No. 429635) [Master Thesis, Atatürk University-Erzurum]. Council of Higher Education Thesis Center.

Parenthetical citation: (Ertör, 2015)

  • Webpage on a news website:

NTV. (2017). Bilgisayar oyunu bağımlılığı akıl hastalığı oluyor! https://www.ntv.com.tr/saglik/ adresinden 26 Nisan 2020 tarihinde alındı.

Scientific American (n.d.) What is 'fuzzy logic'? Are there computers that are inherently fuzzy and do not apply the usual binary logic? Retrieved April 26, 2020, from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-fuzzy-logic-are-t/ 

Parenthetical citation: (NTV, 2017; Scientific American, n.d.)

  • Informally published work, from ERIC database

Davis, W. K. (1989). The effects of christensen's generative rhetoric of a sentence on the right-branched free modification of college freshman writing (ED313706). ERIC. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED313706.pdf 

  • Blog post

Limkakeng, A. T., & Hollander, J. E. (2020, May 7). Will the Covid-19 pandemic make clinical research more efficient? PLOS Blogs


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