Participatory Educational Research (PER)

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Material must be original, reflect the integrity expected of scholarly communication, and demonstrate a coherence and unity that makes the paper both understandable and interesting. Before submitting an article, please review the following suggestions. Original manuscripts received in correct form serve to expedite the review process, others will be returned to author. Spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and the mechanical elements of arrangements, spacing, length, and consistency of usage in form and descriptions should be studied before submission. Written manuscripts should be in English. Manuscript must conform to the style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th Edition. Manuscripts should be double -spaced, and font face must be Times New Roman 12 point. Paper Size must be A4 (21×29.7) (top, bottom, left and right 2.5cm space).

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Manuscript language must be English

Title Page: Title page should contain whole details about authors (Name, affilience, Orcid, email), Article title and correspomdency author (word document).

Full text: Information about the authors should not be included in the full text (word document).

Similarity Report: The similarity report from iThenticate or Turnitin must be uploaded (pdf)

All published articles in PER are published under Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY 4.0).  Please click here for details.

Submit your manuscript in WORD FORMAT – Microsoft Word (.doc or docx ) Do not use any word processing options/tools, such as–strike through, hidden text, comments, merges, and so forth.  Due to the academic focus of this publication, the use of personal pronoun (I, we, etc.) and present tense is strongly discouraged.

Because this is an electronic journal the length of papers may vary.  The length of your paper should be appropriate to the topic and focus. But the number of words should not exceed 12.000 words.

All manuscripts must be original. No manuscript will be considered which has already been published or is being considered by another magazine or journal. However, if work described in conference proceedings is substantially revised and extended, it will be considered. Submission of a manuscript represents certification by the author that the article is not being considered nor has been published elsewhere.

Each article should include an informative, comprehensive abstract of 200 to 300 words. This abstract should succinctly summarize the major points of the paper, and the author’s summary and/or conclusions.

Each article should include at least 3 keywords.

Credits and Acknowledgments
Acknowledgments or appreciation to individuals for assistance with the manuscript or with the material reported should be included in the Acknowledgment at the end of the article.

All tables (composed according to APA 6th) and figures must be embedded in the manuscript near the first reference to the corresponding table. Tables and figures MUST be no wider than 500 pixels (5.25″).

References must conform to the style of the Publication Manual of the APA6th Edition. All reference titles from other languages should translate in English and should give accompanied by original reference title.

Cite references in text.
References are cited in the text in alphabetical order (the same way they appear in the reference list), separated by a semi-colon. (Korkmaz, 2013; Nel, 2012). Name both authors in the signal phrase or in the parentheses each time you cite the work. Use the word ‘and’ between the authors’ names within the text and use ‘&’ in the parentheses. Research by Korkmaz and Nel (2001) showed… (Korkmaz & Nel, 2004)

Three or more authors
When using the reference the first time that all aouthers names need to be listed and thereafter use the first author’s name followed by et al. In the signal phrase or in parentheses. Korkmaz et al. (2011) argued… (Korkmaz et al., 2011)

Citing indirect sources
If you use a source that was cited in another source, name the original source in your signal phrase. List the secondary source in your reference list and include the secondary source in the parentheses. Johnson argued that… (as cited in Korkmaz, 2009, p. 71) (Note: The use of secondary sources should be limited).

Organize references
References are listed in alphabetical order.

Author, A.A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.
Author, A.A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Subtitle. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx
Author, A.A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Subtitle. doi:xxxxxxxxxxx

Chapter in edited book
Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter). Location: Publisher.
Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter). Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx
Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter). Location: Publisher. doi:xxxxxxxxxx

Non-English book
Korkmaz, Ö. (2010). Eğitim bilimine giriş [Introduction to education science]. Ankara: Mevlana Publ. If the original version is used as the source, cite the original version. Give the original title, and, in brackets, the translation.

Journal article.
Author, A.A., Author, B.B., & Author, C.C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number, pp–pp. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx
Authors are named by last name followed by initials (closed up); publication year goes between parentheses, followed by a full stop (period). Only the first word and proper nouns in the title and subtitle are capitalized. The periodical title has main words capitalized, and is followed by the volume number which, with the title, is also italicized and then the DOI. Provide the issue number ONLY if each issue of the journal begins on page 1. In such cases it goes in parentheses: Journal, 4(1), pp–pp. If the DOI is not available and the reference was retrieved online, give the URL of the journal home page. No retrieval date is needed.

Contributor, C. (Year, Month). Title of contribution. In C. Chairperson (Chair), Title of symposium. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Organization Name, Location.

Conference paper abstract retrieved online
Author, A.A. (2010, June). Title of article. Paper presented at the Conference Name, Location. Abstract retrieved from

Dissertation or thesis.
Author, A.A. (Year). Title of thesis. (Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Missouri, Columbia.

Publication Fee
Authors will not pay a fee for review process or publication.