Author Guidelines

1.Articles must be written in the MS Word Program and the page structure must be created as follows:


Table 1. Page Structure and Spelling Criteria

Paper Size                                       

A4 Vertical

Top Margin

2,5 cm

Bottom Margin

2,5 cm

Left Margin

3 cm

Right Margin

2,5 cm


Times News Roman

Font Style


Type Size (Regular Text)


Type Size (Footnote Text)


Type Size (Table-Figure)


Paragraph Spacing

(Before) 6 nk, (After) 0 nk

Line Spacing



2. In the special font used articles, the font used should be sent with the article.

3. Manuscripts should not be included details such as page numbers, headers and footers.

4. Only the initial letters of each word in the headlines of articles should be capital and no other formation should be included.

5. In terms of spelling and punctuation, Turkish Language Institution Spelling Guide should be based on beyond exceptions required by the article or topic.

6. All manuscripts must be submitted in accordance with the style of APA. Bibliography section should be provided. Intext citation must be created as follows: 

6.1. In-text citations, the author’s last name and the year of publication (and page if necessary) for the source should appear in the text. For example: Mayer (2002)…; Mayer (2002, p. 182)…; Mayer (2001, pp. 182-186)…;

6.2. If citations is at the beginning of statement must be created as follows: According to Allen and Mayer (2000)…; Following Allen (2007)…; Allen and Mayer (2004) argue that…; Kanter, Wings and Accer (2004).

6.3. In accordance with the APA format, when there are 3-5 authors in the cited source, list all surnames the first time you cite in-text: Maslow, Weber, Minsberg, Vroom and Werner (1992, pp. 154-198). Afterwards, cite only the surname of the first author followed by “et al.”: Werner et al. (1992, pp. 154-198).

6.4. When there are six or more authors, cite only the surname of the first author followed by “et al.” and the year for the first and subsequent citations: Werner et al. (2005, pp. 154-198). For multiple references, list the citations in alphabetical order and separate them with semicolons. For example: … (Williams, 2000; Yamane, 2004; Robbins et al., 1996; Robbins, Reed and Porter, 2007).