Author Guidelines

Journal of Childhood, Education & Society which accepts the research articles and review articles in English is a double-blind peer-review journal.

PS: If you consider submitting the manuscript please send your user details (Name, Surname, e-mail, ORCiD, and Affiliation) to editor@j-ces.com and jces.editorial@gmail.com, and use OJS User Guide for the submission process. If you are already registered please login and submit your manuscript.

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Please prepare your manuscript according to the template of the Journal of Childhood, Education & Society. 

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*New submitted manuscripts should be blind.

*Authors could use either British (-ise) or American spelling for their manuscript; however one style should be used consistently throughout the manuscript.

*It is mandatory to do proofreading manuscripts before publishing. This is the author's responsibility.

*Please register all the author(s) while submitting your manuscript to the Open Journal System. This is the corresponding author's responsibility. Please be informed that we do not add any authors in progress or after the decision.

Writing Format:

Articles submitted to the Journal of Childhood, Education & Society main body should be Palatino Linotype style 10 fonts, single line spacing, the first line indented 1 cm and 6 nk between paragraphs. References should be prepared based on APA 7 reference and citing displaying essences. Direct quotations are written within “”. If the direct quotation is longer than 40 words, then it should be written without using “” as a separate paragraph, indented and in 8 fonts.

Word Limit: The JCES is more flexible in terms of the length of the article. Therefore, there are no word limits for any type of article.

Research Article Body

Abstract: Abstract of the article should be provided with a general idea about research to readers, the abstract should be written in Palatino Linotype, 8 fonts, between 150 to 250 words.

Introduction: It includes information about the purpose, significance, conceptual – theoretical framework and study in general.

Method: It gives information about the method and the process followed in the study. This section should be included research design, research sample or group, data collection tools and process, analysis of data.

Results: It is the main section in which the collected data and findings are presented.

Conclusion and Discussion: It is the section where the conclusion reached through findings is presented and referring to similar studies about the same topic and discussions in the literature.

Declarations

All manuscripts must contain the following sections under the heading 'Declarations': Acknowledgements, Authors’ contributions, Competing interests and Funding.

References: References should be prepared based on APA 7 reference and citing displaying essences.  

CITING and REFERENCES WRITING RULES

The citation and reference presentation of works, which is to be submitted to the Journal of Childhood, Education & Society, should be prepared following APA 7 rules. For more information please visit the APA website: https://apastyle.apa.org/

References in the article should be cited according to APA 7 rules (e.g. Bitner, 1994). If more than one citation is used, the citation should be given in alphabetical order. For example, the reference should be given as (Adams, 2014; Brown and Caste, 2004; Toran et al., 2019).

References

References should be prepared based on APA 7 reference and citing displaying essences.  

Articles:

Surname, A. (2017). Title of the article. Journal of Childhood, Education & Society, 1(1), 11-18. doi

Adams, K. (2014). What is a child? Children’s perceptions, the Cambridge Primary Review and implications for education. Cambridge Journal of Education, 44(2), 163-177. https://doi.org/10.1080/0305764X.2013.860082

Online first articles with DOI number

Surname, A. (2017). Title of the article. Journal of Childhood, Education & Society, Online first. doi

Chan, H. F., Guillot, M., Page, L., & Torgler, B. (2015). The inner quality of an article: Will time tell?. Scientometrics. Online first. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-015-1581-y

Books:

Surname, A. (2017). Title of the book. Publisher

Buckingham, D. (2000). After the death of childhood: Growing up in the age of electronic media.  Polity.

Edited Book, No Author

Surname, A. A (Ed.). (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher. DOI (if available)

Leitch, M. G., & Rushton, C. J. (Eds.). (2019). A new companion to Malory. D. S. Brewer.

Chapter in Edited Books:

Surname, A., & Surname, B. (2017). Title of the chapter. In A., Editor and B. Editor (Eds.) Name of edited book (pp.xx-xx). Publisher

Prout, A., & James, A. (2015). A new paradigm for the sociology of childhood? Provenance, promise and problems.  In A. James and A. Prout (Ed.)  Constructing and reconstructing childhood: Contemporary issues in the sociological study of childhood (pp.6-28). Routledge

Books with more than one edition:

Surname, A. (Year of publication). Title  (xx ed.). Publisher

Belcher, W. (2019). Writing your journal article in twelve weeks: A guide to academic publishing success (2nd ed.). University of Chicago Press.

A few volumes in a multi-volume work:

Surname, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle (Vol. #)Publisher. DOI (if available)

David, A., & Simpson, J. (Eds.). (2006). The Norton anthology of English literature: The Middle Ages (8th ed.,Vol. A). W. W. Norton and Company.

Unpublished Doctorate and Master Thesis:

Surname, A. (Year of publication). Title of the doctoral thesis [Unpublished doctorate thesis]. University.

Savahl, S. (2010). Ideological constructions of childhood [Unpublished doctorate thesis]. University of the Western Cape.

Edited Conference Proceedings

Surname, A. A., & Surname, A. A. (Eds.). (Year). Title of Proceedings. Publisher. URL (if applicable)

Huang, S., Pierce, R., & Stamey, J. (Eds.). (2006). Proceedings of the 24th annual ACM international conference on the design of communication. ACM Digital Library. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1166324&picked=prox

Presentation Without an Online Source

Surname, A. A., Surname, B. B., Surname, C. C., & Surname, D. D. (Year, Month Day). Title of contribution [Description of contribution]. Title of Symposium/Conference, Location.

Matson, E. (2018, Nov. 5). Drones and autonomous vehicles: The latest new technology to come with potential threat [Conference session]. Dawn or Doom 2018 Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States.

Presentation with Online Source

Surname, A. A., Surname, B. B., Surname, C. C., & Surname, D. D. (Year, Month Day). Title of contribution [Description of contribution]. Title of Symposium/Conference, Location. URL

Bailey, C. (2019, April 5). How to get your brain to focus [Address]. TEDxManchester, Manchester, U.K. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu4Yvq-g7_Y

Individual Presentation in A Larger Symposium/Panel/Congress/Conferences

Surname, A. A., Surname, B. B., Surname, C. C., & Surname, D. D. (Year, Month Day). Title of contribution. In E. E. Chairperson & F. F. Chairperson (Chairs), Title of larger symposium/panel [Description of symposium/panel] Title of symposium/conference, Location. URL if available

Fabian, J. J. (2020, May 14). UX in free educational content. In J. S. Doe (Chair), The case of the Purdue OWL: Accessibility and online content development [Panel presentation] Computers and Writing 2020, Greenville, NC, United States.

Internet Documents:

Surname, A. (Year of publication). Title of the article.  URL

National Association for the Education of Young Children (2009). NAEYC standards for early childhood professional preparation programs. https://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/ProfPrepStandards09.pdf

Magazine News article:  

Surname, A. A. (Year, Month Date). Title of article. Title of Publication. URL

Richards, C. (2019, December 9). Best music of 2019: Lana Del Rey sings lullabies about the end of America. Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/best-music-of-2019-lana-del-rey-sings-lullabies-about-the-end-of-america/2019/12/06/6e82c5ec-15d8-11ea-a659-7d69641c6ff7_story.html

Federal or State Statute

Name of Act, Public Law No. (Year). URL

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Publ. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010). https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/PLAW-111publ148/pdf/PLAW-111publ148.pdf

Report by A Government Agency or Other Organization

Organization Name. (Year). Title of report. URL

United States Government Accountability Office. (2019). Performance and accountability report: Fiscal year 2019https://www.gao.gov/assets/710/702715.pdf

Report by Individual Authors at Government Agency or Other Organization

Surname, A. A., & Surname, A. A. (Year). Title of report. Organization Name. URL

Palanker, D., Volk, J., Lucia, K., & Thomas, K. (2018). Mental health parity at risk: Deregulating the individual market and the impact on mental health coverage. National Alliance on Mental Illness. https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/Publications-Reports/Public-Policy-Reports/Parity-at-Risk/ParityatRisk.pdf 

Reports prepared by civil society organizations with the known author(s):

Surname, A. (Year of publication). Title of the report (Report No. XXX). Organization Name.  URL

Stuster, J., Adolf, J., Byrne, V., & Greene, M. (2018). Human exploration of Mars: Preliminary lists of crew tasks (Report No. NASA/CR-2018-220043). National Aeronautics and Space Administration. https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20190001401.pdf