Guidelines

Please read through the guidelines below before submitting your paper.


Journal Content

TOJDE is a peer-reviewed and quarterly online journal. Contributions for all journals may include research papers, case studies, tutorials, courseware experiences, evaluations, review papers, and viewpoints. TOJDE invites proposals from the introductory through advanced level on all topics related to:

  1. the use of education and communication technologies in distance education, and

  2. instruction and knowledge about new learning technologies in;
  • Economic, Social and Cultural Dimension of Distance Education (DE),
  • Pedagogical, Political, Philosophical, Legal, Ethical Reflections in DE
  • Organization in DE,
  • Needs Assessment in DE,
  • Staff Training in DE,
  • Program and Material Development in DE,
  • Professional Experiences on DE
  • Financial Planning of DE,
  • Learning Resources in DE,
  • Digital Libraries an and Virtual Universities,
  • Guidance and Counseling,
  • Communication,
  • Multi-Media Software,
  • Web Technology, Internet,
  • Network Software
  • Feedback Mechanisms,
  • Measurement, Quality Control and Evaluation in DE,
  • Production of Quality in DE
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Interaction,
  • DE in the Future,
  • DE and Globalization,
  • Dynamism and Dimensions of DE in 21' Century,
  • Distance Online Learning
  • Building Knowledge Networks
  • Internet Privacy and Security Issues
  • Equity, Justice and Human Rights in DE
  • DE and Industry Partnerships
  • Professional Development
  • Standards and Assessment
  • Evaluation Methods in DE
  • Assistive Technologies
  • The Changing Roles of the Teacher
  • Virtual Reality
General Guidelines and Submission Evaluation Criteria


Material must be original, scientifically accurate, and in good form editorially. The manuscript should be informative, summarizing the basic facts and conclusions, and maintaining a coherence and unity of thought.

1. Value or usefulness to field or profession,
2. Adequacy of design and accuracy of analysis,
3. Presentation and interpretation of findings, discussion and conclusions,
4. Inclusion of appropriate implications for practice and policy,
5. Overall clarity of ideas and expression,
6. Significant and timely,
7. Consistency with existing literature,
8. References to relevant existing work, and
9. Grammatical construction; writing style; use of non-sexist language.


Copyright

This journal is copyrighted by
Anadolu University . Material published and so copyrighted may not be published elsewhere without the written permission of TOJDE. No manuscript will be considered which has already been published or is being considered by another journal.
Handling of Manuscripts

All manuscripts are acknowledged upon receipt. Review is carried out as promptly as possible. The manuscript will be reviewed by at least three members of the Editorial Review Board, which takes approximately three months. However, the manuscript submitted by the Editor/S of TOJDE will NOT be reviewed ethically. When a decision for publication or rejection is made, the senior author or author designated to receive correspondence is notified. At the time of notification, the author may be asked to make certain revisions in the manuscript, or the Editor may submit suggested revisions to the author for approval.

Manuscripts


Articles may be either included as text in email letters to the Editor,
Dr. Ugur DEMIRAY , or word processor files attached to email letters. Microsoft WORD or Word Perfect is the preferred word processor format, but Rich Text Format is acceptable. Files sent through regular postal mail on floppy diskettes are also acceptable.

Written manuscripts should be in English. Manuscript must conform to the style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 5th Edition

Manuscripts should be single-spaced, and font face must be Tahoma. Paper Size must be Letter size: A4 (21x29.7 or 8 1/2 x 11).

Cover Page -

The name(s), affiliation(s), address(es), and phone, fax, and email address(es) of the author(s) centered between margins must appear on a separate cover page. Manuscripts are blind reviewed so there must be no indication of the author(s) name on the pages, except in appropriate citations. Multiple authors should be delimited by a single blank line. Use a Tahoma, 12 point. Please do not put any acknowledgements or thanks here, but place them in the optional Acknowledgement section.

Abstract -
An informative, comprehensive abstract of 200 to 250 words must also be submitted and typed on a separate page. This abstract should succinctly summarize the major points of the paper, and the author's summary and/or conclusions. Start the abstract with the sequence "Abstract:" (without the quotes) in 10 point bold-face without a line break after "Abstract:". Leave 1 blank line after the abstract.
Keywords -

NOT exceed 7 words. Key words must appear after the abstract on the same separate page.

Title -
The title should start with a capital letter, unnumbered and centered between the margins. Use a Tahoma, 14 point, bold font for the title. The body of the paper must begin immediately after the title. Leave 2 blank lines after title.
Running Text -

In general, manuscripts must be between 10 and 15 single-spaced pages including the references, figures and tables. Research Briefs and Notes for Editor, Reviews may be shorter, normally between 03 10 pages. Use italic print to emphasize words (Bold type and underlining must be avoided). The text must always be justified to occupy the full line width, so that the right margin is NOT ragged. Leave 2 blank lines at the end of the text.

Biodata-

Please provides scholarly information about author/s of 100 to 150 words must also be submitted . Leave 2 blank lines after bio-data.

Financial Support -

Work reported or a grant under which a study was made must be noted just prior to the Acknowledgments. Leave 2 blank lines after financial support.

Acknowledgements -

This is an optional section. Acknowledgments or appreciation to individuals for assistance with the manuscript or with the material reported should be included as a note to appear at the end of the article prior to the References. Leave 2 blank lines after acknowledgments.

References -

Reference must conform to the style of the Publication Manual of the APA5th Edition. Start the reference with the sequence "Reference:" (without the quotes) in 10 point bold-face and leave 1 blank lines after "Reference".

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ AND ADHERE TO THESE GUIDELINES.
MANUSCRIPTS NOT SUBMITTED ACCORDING TO THE GUIDELINES WILL BE REJECTED AND RETURNED TO THE AUTHOR/S.