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Author Guidelines


Candidate articles for the journal Education, Language and Literature (EDE) are sent to the editor via EDE journal is published in Turkish or English. The final version of all articles accepted for publication is submitted for author approval before publication. After the approval of the author, it is published online.

We give our authors flexibility in formatting their manuscripts at the time of initial submission to the journal, as long as the manuscript is self-consistent. Your article does not have to follow a rigid structure.   While all articles require the essential elements, we do not impose any limits on article length or the number of tables and figures. The manuscript will be edited according to APA 7 guidelines before publication.

The Journal of Education Language and Literature (EDE) is a peer-reviewed e-journal open to international participation, published in order to deal with original and high quality articles with a scientific approach. Journal EDE includes original or compilation articles in Turkish and English languages ​​that bring innovation to the field. The journal publishes scientific translations and book reviews as well as articles. Journal EDE, which is published regularly twice a year, also issues special issue(s) when it deems necessary. The Editorial Board is free to publish or not publish the articles submitted to the journal. Submitted articles are non-refundable. All articles are in open-access and free for everyone to read and download. There is no article processing charges or submission fees for any submitted or accepted articles.

General Rules

In order to submit a manuscript to our journal, authors must sign a copyright transfer form. This form should be scanned and uploaded to the system along with the manuscript. The form will be sent to the author by the editorial office.

As an additional document, authors should also upload a plagiarism report generated by any plagiarism detection software. The plagiarism rate should not exceed 30%.

Our journal accepts articles written in Turkish and English. If authors are submitting from outside of Turkey, they are only required to submit their articles in English. It is important that authors submit their articles in both languages within a single file. Please note that the names and surnames of the author(s) or any information that may indicate the author(s) should not be given in the articles.

The upper limit for word count in each language for articles (including all sections) is 10,000 words, while the lower limit is 4,000 words. Meta studies and bibliometric research are allowed a word limit of 12,000 words (including all chapters). If an article exceeds these word limits, authors must inform the editor in advance. Additionally, if the article uses a different method, authors should also inform the editor in advance.

The guidelines for writing the article are quite specific, with a number of requirements for the layout and formatting of the text. For instance, when writing main headings, authors should take care to limit them to 15 words or fewer in both languages, and use capital letters with Times New Roman font at 12 pt.

Abstracts are another critical aspect of the article, and must consist of between 150-300 words. Additionally, authors are required to present between 3 and 5 keywords that relate to the article's content.

When it comes to formatting the actual text of the article, there are further guidelines to follow. Articles should be written on A4 paper with 2.5 cm margins from the top, bottom, right, and left. The author(s) information should be written in Palatine lino type, with a font size of 11.

Within the article text, the main headings should be written in bold letters with 12 font size. The paragraph spacing should be 6 nk both before and after the text, with single line spacing.

If there are tables within the article, the information and names of the tables should be written in Palatine lino type with a font size of 10. Table names should be written left-justified above the tables. Similarly, the names of figures, graphics, and pictures should also be written in Palatine lino type with a font size of 10. If footnotes are to be given, they should be written in Palatine lino type with a font size of 9.

Finally, authors should take note of the APA 7 style, which should be used as a reference when citing and writing the bibliography within the article. With these specifications in mind, authors can produce a comprehensive and well-formatted article that meets all the necessary requirements for publication.

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