Instructions to Authors

For manuscript submission:

In taking a step toward expediting the publication process, JFCE uses a web-based submission and double-blind peer-review. If you have not already created an account, create an account(register) for yourself in the system. You can monitor the progress of your manuscript throughout the review process by logging the system and check. JFCE employs blind review policy. Therefore, the author's (authors’) name(s) and affiliation should not appear on any part of the article. Prepare your manuscript and illustrations in appropriate format, according to the instructions given at author guidelines.

Evaluation

The JFCE journal evaluate the studies conducted in English language. Articles to be submitted to JFCE should be prepared in accordance with journal writing rules. Submitted manuscripts are reviewed by the editor primarily according to purpose, subject and writing rules. The manuscript is evaluated by the field editor in the second stage. The articles found appropriate by the editor and the field editor are taken into the evaluation process. The manuscripts taken in the evaluation process are sent to two different reviewer that expert on the subject. If the opinions of the reviewers on the manuscript are difference of opinion, a third reviewer will be consulted. The referee evaluation process is up to 90 days.

Editor based on the results of the referee evaluation reports;
     May accept the manuscript,

     May reevaluated the manuscript after it has been arranged in accordance with the particulars specified in the reviewer reports,

     May decides to reject work.

Author Guidelines

The following writing and referencing rules are to be taken into consideration;

1- The manuscripts sent to the journal are to be written in MS WORD. The graphics and photos are to be functional in Windows environment.

2- The manuscripts are not to be any longer 7500 words, including the Abstract and References.

3- Manuscript is to be written in ‘Palatino Linotype’ typeface with 9 font size with one and a half space.

4- Abstract section must be less than 200 words. It is to include aim, method and the findings of the study.

5- Key words for the study composed of at least 3 and maximum 8 words are to be written under the abstract.

6- In Tables, Figures, Picture and Graphics etc., the manuscripts sent to the journal are to observe the format in the latest publication of the American Psychology Association.

7- In referencing, the latest publication of the American Psychological Association will be used as a basis.

8- In studies which require decision made by ethical board, endorsement of ethical board is to be taken and is to be documented if needed. Universally accepted ethical rules are to be observed.