Instructions to Authors

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

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Innovare Journal of Education (IJE) is dedicated to publishing good quality work. IJE is a peer-reviewed open access journal and published bimonthly (Onwards April 2016). The scope of journal is focused on Education, Physical Education, Health Education, Woman Education, Education Technology and Communication, Multi Media Education and other inclusive forms of education like Commerce, Humanities, Life Science and Sciences etc. Communications are published as an Original Article or as a Short Communication. Comprehensive reviews are also taken into consideration for publication. Languages of publications are English & Hindi ¼fgUnh½.

*Type-written manuscripts prepared using MS Word should be submitted by online submission system (http://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijoe/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions) or email to editor@ijoe.innovareacademics.in

*(Article should be submitted through any one of the mode- email or online submission system).

Manuscripts will be subjected to peer review process to determine their suitability for publication provided they fulfill the requirements of the journal as laid out in the instructions to authors. After the review, manuscripts will be returned for revision along with reviewer’s and/or editor’s comments.

Prepare the manuscript in Times New Roman font using a font size of 12. There shall not be any decorative borders anywhere in the text including the title page. 

All the tables and figures should be in the text at suitable place.

Submission of a manuscript to Innovare Journal of Education for publication implies that the same work has not been either published or under consideration for publication in another Journal. Authors, in their cover note to the Editor (if submitted by email), have to clearly mention whether the manuscript shall be considered as a Research Paper, Short Communication or Review Article and also confirm that the manuscript has not been submitted to any other Journal for publication.

Manuscript should be divided into Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Background of the study, Significance of the study, Objectives, Hypotheses, Methodology, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References.

Title page- In separate lines, title page should contain the title of the manuscript, the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s), and the mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address of the corresponding author. The title must be specific, concise and informative.

Title - RECONCEPTUALIZING TEACHER QUALITY -----------(12 FONT SIZE, TIMES NEW ROMAN, NORMAL, BOLD) - IN UPPERCASE ONLY
Authors – Stephanie L Knight, Gwendolyn M Lloyd ---(12 FONT SIZE, TIMES NEW ROMAN, NORMAL, BOLD) - IN UPPERCASE ONLY

Keywords and Abstract- Please include 3-10 keywords for indexing purposes; Full-length manuscript submission should contain an abstract of up to 250 words.

Headings – INTRODUCTION, BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY, SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY, OBJECTIVES, HYPOTHESES, METHODOLOGY, RESULTS, DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND REFERENCES.

Subheadings- Current considerations for teaching quality

Introduction- It should provide brief information about the subject/work. Please do not include any results or the conclusion of the study.

Background of the study- It should provide previous research carried out in the field of study.

Significance of the study- It should provide how research work will be beneficial to the development of society and who will benefit from it?

Objectives- It should give the objective of study within 2-3 sentences.

Hypotheses - It should provide the predictions of the study.

Materials and methods- All the ethical permission associated in the research work must be specified. It should provide technical information about the study. Published methodological details are not needed to describe that have been published previously.

Results- It should reveal the findings of works.

Discussion- It should be with the interpretation of the results and their comparison with those of other studies. No need to repeat the results, review literature, textbook knowledge or cite references that do not have a close relationship with the present result.

Conclusion – conclude the study linking back to the aim of the study.

Acknowledgement- It should provide enable you to thank all those who have helped in carrying out the research.  The general advice is to express your appreciation in a concise manner and to avoid strong emotive language.

Abbreviations- At the first appearance in the abstract and the text, abbreviations should be preceded by words for which they stand.

Tables- Tables must be concise and cited consecutively using Arabic numerals in the text (Table 1, Table 2...etc.). The title of the table should clearly indicate the nature of the contents and sufficient detail should be included in the footnote to facilitate interpretation without reference to the text. Use horizontal rules only.

Table Format – It should be designed using table tools of MS Word and exactly same as below

Table 1:  ---(12 font size, times new roman, normal, bold)

Heading 1

Column heading 2 (unit)

Data

 

Data

 

Data

 

Data

 

 

Figures -Figures (photographs, drawings, diagrams and charts) should be clear, easily legible and cited consecutively using Arabic numerals in the text(fig. 1, fig. 2...etc.). Please supply figures 1.5 to 2 times the size at which they will be finally reproduced. For line work, submit black-ink drawings of professional quality. Micrographs or other glossy photographs must be of the highest quality. Use standard symbols: ○, ●, ×, □, ■, △, ▲. Freehand or typewritten lettering is unacceptable. If a figure comprises more than one glossy photograph, these should be marked A, B, C...etc. Figure legends should be marked clearly with their correspond letters. Legends should contain sufficient detail to permit figure interpretation without reference to the text. Scale markers should be indicated in the photographs. Color plates are also welcome. The choice of cover art illustration will be made by the Editor.

Figure format –

Fig. 1:  ---(12 Font size, Times new roman, normal, Bold)

Manuscripts that fail to conform to the requirements of the Journal, as specified under 'Instructions to Authors', will be rejected outright.

Tables and figures should be cited in the text in numerical order. Table 2 should not be first cited before table 1.

References

Authors should follow the APA 6th edition style, whereas the citation of references should be by authors only.

Review Articles

Should be about 18 pages long, contain up-to-date information, comprehensively cover relevant literature and preferably be written by scientists who have in-depth knowledge on the topic. All format requirements are same as those applicable to full papers. Review articles need not be divided into sections such as Materials and Methods and Results and Discussion, but should definitely have an Abstract and Introduction, if necessary.

Short Communication

The journal publishes exciting findings, preliminary data or studies that did not yield enough information to make a full paper as short communications. These have the same format requirements as full papers but are only up to 5 pages in length. Short Communications should not have subtitles such as Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion - all these have to be merged into the running text. Short Communications preferably should have only 3-4 illustrations.

Conflict of Interest statement

It must be declared by authors.

Fee

IJOE is an open access journal, free to access, read and print. There is no pay-per-view, pay-per-print fee for the published articles. There are no editorial/peer review charges being solicited from the authors. However, the journal charges minimum amount towards author registration (on accepted article, after peer review) for publishing and maintaining the content online, outsourcing facilities, tools and resources towards publication of the article. The amount will be as follows:

Manuscript

Indian authors

Foreign authors

Original Research Article, 
Short Communication, 
Case Study, 
Review Article 
Letter to Editor etc.

Rs. 1500

US$ 75