Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
Papers should attempt to present research, innovative theoretical and/or practical insights in relevant current literature and debate. Papers should include full title, a short title for use as a running head, author name(s), institution and email address of corresponding author. The editors would not expect any page limit. Submitted papers should only be in English. All submissions should be made via Webisite as a file with extension doc or docx.
Articles should be typed in 12-point font on A4 page, paginated and double-spaced. Margins should be set as top & bottom: 2,5 cm and left & right 2,5 cm. The title should be followed by an abstract of 150-250 words and 3 to 7 keywords. Footnotes should be avoided and endnotes kept to a minimum. All pages should be numbered. References should follow American Psychological Association (APA) (Sixth Edition) style. Paper template: Author(s) may use this template for their paper(s) (click the icon to download, and edit the template).
Tables and captions to illustrations
Tables must be typed out on the same document. Tables and figures should be numbered. The approximate position of tables and figures should be indicated in the paper. Captions should include keys to symbols.
All diagrams and photographs are termed "Figures" and should be numbered consecutively. Figures should be given short descriptive captions. Authors should be aware that they are addressing an international audience. Articles should be in English and present original work, where appropriate should acknowledge any significant contribution by others, and should not have been accepted for publication elsewhere. As an author, you are required to cite and reference sources if you want to reproduce any figure, table, or extract from the text of another source. This applies to direct reproduction as well as "derivative reproduction" (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source). Peer reviewed papers will be sent to the corresponding author for corrections (if necessary). Proofs will be made available to corresponding authors before publishing. Proof papers should be returned to the publisher within three days.
Journal of Education in Black Sea Region do not require all authors of a paper to sign the letter of submission, nor do they impose an order on the list of authors. The corresponding author is responsible for having ensured that this agreement has been reached, that all authors have agreed to be so listed and approved the paper submission to the journal, and for managing all communication between the journal and all co-authors, before and after publication. Authors should strictly avoid plagiarism, including self-plagiarism. Such papers would not be considered for publication by Journal of Education in Black Sea Region. Papers submitted to Journal of Education in Black Sea Region must be original and not published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
Peer Review Policy
All articles published in Journal of Education in Black Sea Region have undergone rigorous peer review (double blind peer review), by members of the editorial board and review panel. A diagram which illustrates review and publishing process could be seen here.