The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal. 1. Title Page:
Include title, author's name, and institutional affiliation (if applicable).
- Title in upper and lowercase letters (aka, Title case) centered in the upper half of the page. Length: no more than 12 words in length. It should neither contain abbreviations, nor jargon, nor be too wordy.
- All text on the title page should be double-spaced.
- Title should be centred on the page typed in 12 pt. Times New Roman Font. It should not be bolded, underlined, or italicized.
- Beneath the title, type the author's name: first name, middle initial(s, optional), and last name.
- Beneath the author's name, type the institutional affiliation, (if applicable), and the email address.
- The author’s name and institution should be double spaced and centred.
Begin a new page. On the first line of the abstract page, center the word Abstract (no bolding, formatting, italicizing, underlining, or quotation marks).
- The abstract allows readers to review purpose/objectives and findings of the article.
- Begin a new page. On the first line of the abstract page, center the word “Abstract” (no bold, formatting, italics, underlining, or quotation marks).
- Beginning with the next line, write a concise summary. (Do not indent) Guidelines: Abstract should synthesize: topic, question(s), method(s), analysis, findings, interpretation, and conclusion. (The latter includes: implications, extensions / connections and future research.
- The abstract should be double-spaced. Length: 150 to 250 words.
- Keywords identified: A minimum of 3 key words are listed.
- Centre align a new paragraph, type Keywords (italicized): list keywords.
- Both the Abstract and the body of the article should be left justified.
- Abbreviations and acronyms used should be defined, in appropriate places of the text.3. Main Body:
On the first page of the article itself, centre the title, in Times New Roman, 12 point font.
Note about subtitles:
- A Level 1 heading, such as a section title, should be centred, bolded, and title case.
- A Level 2 heading should be flush with the left margin, bolded, and title case.
- A Level 3 heading should be indented 0.5” from the left margin, bolded, and lower case except for the first word.
URLs for references are to be provided.