INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN EDUCATION CONFERENCE
FULL PAPER GUIDELINES
- Papers must not exceed 5000 words in length, including abstract, figures, references and appendices.
- Before submitting your paper please ensure that it has been carefully read for typographical and grammatical errors. If English is not your first language, please have your paper proof-read by an English speaking person. Papers will be returned if the standard of English is not considered to be good enough for publication.
- Papers should be submitted as a .doc or.rtf attachment by email to the conference secretaries. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Papers must not be sent in PDF format and should not be zipped.
- Papers can be produced in any PC or MAC version of Microsoft Word using Arial 11pt for the main text.
- Set the page size to A4 with margins of 2.5 cm all around. Please do not insert headers, footers or page numbers. Do not refer to page numbers in your text as these will be changed.
- Do not use multiple columns.
- Put the title of the paper in bold, left aligned, at the top of the first page only.
- Then, on the next line put the names of the authors. Where all authors are from the same institute, the following format should be used.
- Lead Author, Co-author One, Co-Author Two
Institute, Town, Country
- Multiple authors from different institutions should appear as:
- First Author1,Second Author2 and Third Author3
1The department, faculty and name of institute, Town, Country
2The department, faculty and name of institute, Town, Country
- All author details will be removed before the review process.
- A 200-300 word abstract should follow.
- Include up to 5 keywords or phrases
- Do not use more than three levels of heading and use the numbering convention:
- 1 Heading 1
- 1 Heading 2
- 1.1 Heading 3
- The main body of the text should be in Arial 11 point, double spaced and fully justified. Please use normal capitalisation within the text and do not use bold face for emphasis. Italics are acceptable. All headings should use initial capitals only, excepting for use of Acronyms. Do NOT skip extra spaces between paragraphs (some word processors automatically do this, so change the setting). Do not reduce or expand the amount of space between lines.
- You can include bulleted or numbered lists.
- Figures and tables should be placed as close to their reference point in the text as possible. All figures and tables must have titles and must be referenced from within the text. Avoid colour diagrams as the proceedings will be printed in black and white. Images must be inserted as picture files (.gif, .jpg, .bmp, .pct, .png, .psd). You may be asked to supply the pictures as separate files.
- Please avoid the use of footnotes. Endnotes are not permitted and papers containing them will be returned.
- At the end of the article please add a short biodata (5 lines) before the references.
- References should follow the APA style.
Quotation according to APA standard (example):
Shelton (2015) overstated the case when she asserted that “we seem to be reaching (…) from the hands of philosophers”… (p. 218).
References (at the end of the article) according to APA standard:
- Periodical articles:
Last name, first name abbreviation (publication year). Article title. Journal title, volume number, (issue number), page numbers.
Chan, D.W., Cheung, P.-C., Lau, S., Wu, W.Y.H., Kwong, J.M.L., & Li, W.-L. (2001). Assessing ideational fluency in primary students in Hong Kong. Creativity Research Journal, 13 (3/4), pp. 359-365.
Last name, first name abbreviation (publication year). Title. Place of publication. Name of the publisher.
Leder, G.C., Pehkonen, E. & Törner, G. (Eds.) (2003). Beliefs. a hidden variable in mathematics education. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
- Publications in anthologies:
Last name, first name abbreviation (publication year). Essay or chapter title. In first name abbreviation, last name (Ed.), Book title, (essay or chapter page numbers). Place of publication. name of the publisher.
Labajo, J. (2003). Body and voice: The construction of gender in flamenco. In T. Magrini (Ed.), Music and gender: perspectives from the Mediterranean (pp. 67-86). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
- Internet resources:
For electronic and online materials, include stable URL or database name. Include (the author if possible) title and date published when available. For undated materials, include the date the resource was accessed.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Biofuels. Retrieved May 6, 2015 from http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_biofuels.html