Author Guidelines

Mersin University Journal of the Faculty of Education welcomes articles, reviews and scholarly comment relating to contemporary issues of educational theories and practices. The journal welcomes contributions from educators in any disciplinary or interdisciplinary field of the education.

Editorial policies (Peer review policy & Authorship) 

Mersin University Journal of the Faculty of Education operates a strictly anonymous peer review process. All submissions will be doubly, anonymously and internationally refereed. Authors should ensure that they cannot be identified in text references, citations or institutional affiliation.

All parties who have made a substantive contribution to the article should be listed as authors. Principal authorship, authorship order, and other publication credits should be based on the relative scientific or professional contributions of the individuals involved, regardless of their status. A student is usually listed as principal author on any multiple-authored publication that substantially derives from the student’s dissertation or thesis.

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The manuscripts will not be taken under review if the Article Template has been ignored, Turkish manuscripts have no “Extended English Abstract” and English manuscripts have no “Extended Turkish Abstract”. Extended Abstracts must be between 750-1250 words.
  2. SPELLING RULES must be examined priorly and SAMPLE TEMPLATE must be used so that the manuscript can be prepared according to the spelling rules of the journal.
  3. The manuscripts of the authors who ignore the rules above will NOT be taken under review. A warning mail about this will not be sent to the authors.
  4. Dear Author(s),

    a. You need to review your references and check their congruence with APA 6. The articles that are not prepared according to APA 6 will not be taken under review.  

    b. We suggest that you make use of the articles issued in your field in Mersin University Journal of the Faculty of Education. You can access to the articles of previous volumes in Archive.

    c. We request you to examine format of the articles in archive while preparing/formatting your article. Please send your article when you are sure that you have formatted/prepared it according to spelling rules of the journal.

    We wish you success in your studies and thank for your interest.