Author’s checklist 

Dear Author,

Please check your paper before submitting or sending it to the editor.

Author’s checklist

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General 1. Authors have prepared the manuscripts based on the “Author’s guide’ which is published on the journal website.
2. The manuscript is within the journal’s scope.
3. A cover letter stating that the paper has not been published or is under consideration for publication in any other journal, and conflict of interest should be submitted as a copyright agreement.
4. The manuscript must be written in MS Word, double-spaced in 12-point font with 2 cm blank on the sides, top, and bottom.
5. The paper has been arranged following the main components of academic research:  Abstract, Introduction, Literature Review, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Conclusion.
6. The total manuscript length should not exceed 7.000 words including abstract, tables, figure, bio, references, and appendixes
7. The author’s full name and affiliation have been included.
7. The paper is written in good and correct American English.
8. Citations or using references from Predatory journals are porhipited
Title 9. The title should reflect exactly the nature of the study.
10. The APA recommends that titles should be no more than 12 words.
11. The title should stand alone in conveying a summary of the article and not be dependent on the abstract.
12. A clear title will increase the visibility and citation of the paper. It should be clear and informative.
13. Abbreviations should not be used in the title.
Keywords 14. The word ‘Keywords’ is italicized, followed by a colon mark, and is left aligned.
15. Keywords should be in alphabetical order.
16. There is no full stop after the last keyword in APA Style
17. The keywords should be written in lower case with a comma separating each keyword.
18. Abbreviations should not be used as a keywords
19. To achieve better exposure for your article, please make sure your keywords are clear and accurate. Listing your keywords will help researchers find your work in databases.
Abstract 20. The abstract should be left aligned, with no indent. (the first line is not indented)
21.  Words limit for an abstract should be between 150 and 250.
22. The abstract should include, the main question, main aim, and the significance of the study
23. The main findings should be included in the abstract.
24. Some recommendations should be stated Then some briefings should be stated for further  studies
Heading & Subheadings 25. Heading and subheadings appear in a consistent format throughout the manuscript as specified by APA style.
Abbreviations 26. Abbreviation needs to be written in full for the first time and then the short form is used.
Introduction 27. The introduction has to start with presenting an overview of the current research on the subject by introducing both the general and the specific background.
28. The research niche should be identified by including the research problem.
29. the intent or motivation for conducting the study should be clearly stated.
30. The research questions and objectives have to be included.
31. A brief overview of the structure of the article is included at the end of the introduction.
32. The introduction has to be written in the author’s voice. Direct citations are avoided.
33. A mixture of the present and past simple is used. The present simple is applied when discussing something that is always true and the past simple is employed for previous research efforts.
Literature Review 34. The area of research is introduced and explained.
35. The purpose of the review is made evident to the reader.
36.  Sections within the review are logically ordered and explained to the reader.
37. A historical perspective of the topic is provided.
38. Authors need to provide clearly articulated transitions between the different parts (subheadings).
39. Authors need to support their arguments with some quotes.
40. When an item of literature is introduced, authors need to summarize to the reader what previous researchers did, when they did it, and how they reached their conclusions.
41. Authors need to go beyond summarizing previous studies. They have to provide evidence of analysis and synthesis across studies.
42. Research gaps, problems, and issues, which are unsolved, are clearly identified.
43. Evidence to support arguments, analysis, and criticism is made. Is it sufficient and convincing? A critical examination of the state of the field should exist.
44. The selected literature is linked to the research topic and provided a new perspective. It is up-to-date and contains recent studies.
45. Direct and indirect referencing have been adequately used.
46. The author’s voice should not be separate and distinct from previous studies he is summarizing, critiquing, and reviewing.
47. The main methodologies and research techniques that have been used in the field are clearly identified.
48. The scholarly investigation of the research problem is rationalized.
49. Suggestion for research is made by the authors.
50. The review is coherent and presents a logical sequence, articulating paragraphs, and subsections related to each other.
51. The language is precise and concise and the writing style is standardized.
52. Either the past simple or the present perfect is used in writing the literature as recommended in APA style.
Methods 53. The method is clearly described and the rationale for the selection and coding of data is made.
54. Documentation of how data were classified and coded.
55. Participants  Eligibility criteria for participants
56. Setting and location where data were collected.
57. The interventions for each group with sufficient details

including how and where they were actually administered.

58. The sample size is determined.
59. Research Instruments or research tools are described in detail.
60. The type of the test, the questionnaire,  or the interview is described. Questions used in data collection are also described.
Findings 61. The purpose of your research is restated so that readers can re-focus on the core of the academic paper.
62. Helpful and quality tables and figures are included to synthesize the research.
63. Details about data description, presentation, and analysis are included.
64. Authors need to report the statistically insignificant research findings for their academic articles’ credibility.
65. A contextual analysis of data explaining its meaning in sentence form.
66.  The presentation of the results has to be followed by a short explanation of the findings.
67. Use of the past simple in describing the results.
68. Concluding the section with a paragraph that summarizes the outcomes of the research.
69. Referring to previous studies has to be avoided in the findings.
70. The past simple is used to present, describe, and analyze data.
Discussion 71. The research questions are answered and the hypotheses are confirmed in the section.
72. Comments on the expected results are provided and followed by an explanation.
73. Presenting previous studies from the literature review to support the discussion.
74. Identifying potential limitations and weaknesses have to be included by the end of the discussion.
75. Authors have to provide a brief explanation of their beliefs on the importance of their findings.
76. The study’s limitations have to be acknowledged.
77. No direct citations have to be included.
78. The present simple is used to explain the significance and implications of the results.
Conclusion 79. Restating the purpose of the study.
80. Provide a summary of the findings and not restate the results or the discussion.
81. Indicate opportunities for further studies.
82. The conclusion has to be written in the author’s voice. It should not include direct citations.
83. The present simple is used when the author wants to explain final thoughts and concluding statements. The future simple is employed when the author makes recommendations for further research.
Tables &
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References 85. Each reference cited in the text should appear in your reference list and vice versa. All the references in the list and the text should conform to the journal guidelines and APA style. All the references should be listed in alphabetical order. Include the doi of journal articles if they are available. For more details click here