ERNAPE-ARCTIC invites participants to submit full papers to be reviewed for publication in The International Journal about Parents in Education (IJPE).
The abstract, not exceeding 350 words (see How to submit an abstract) should be submitted by
February 1st 2015 February 1st 2015 (EXTENDED DEADLINE) and then the full paper draft by April 1st 2015. Papers will be double-peer reviewed. Authors will receive the Scientific Committee’s decisions on the acceptance of their full text submission by May 1st 2015, and the revised full paper must be submitted by June 1st 2015. This will be the final paper.
The paper may have more than one author. Only the person who submits the proposal will receive correspondence relating to the submission. The submitter must notify all authors of the status of the proposal. At least one author of the paper must register to attend the conference by July 15th 2015.
Authors must follow the general authors guidelines used by the International Journal about Parents in Education, available at http://www.ernape.net/articles/2007/guidelines.pdf.
Full papers should be no more than 6.000–7.000 words, double-spaced, and must be prepared in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.).
The page size of the paper should be set up for the international A4 size.
Manuscripts should contain the following sections: title page, abstract, text, references, footnotes, table and figures.
Title page: The title of the paper and the names of the authors should be given in full, together with the addresses of the institutions. A short title will be used as a running head for the published articles. Type the name of the author(s) in the order of their contribution and include full contact details (email, telephone, address) and institutional affiliation. Authors are asked to identify a topic for the paper and provide a list of keywords (the list should not exceed 6–7 words).
Abstract: Abstract should be a concise summary (maximum 150–200 words) of the research and major conclusions. It should outline the aims of the study, methodology, and the main findings.
Text: Please begin the text on a new page, and identify the first text page with the number 3. The sections of the text follow each other without a break.
References: APA 5th edition. Start the references list on a new page. Double-space all references entries. References should be listed alphabetically at the end of the paper.
Footnotes: Footnotes should be listed following the references section and not inserted in text. All footnotes should be given on a separate sheet.
Tables and Figures: Tables and Figures should be placed at the end of the manuscript (one table or figure in each page) and need titles and explanatory legends where appropriate. Tables and Figures should not duplicate information presented in the text and their meaning should be understandable without reference to textual information.
Acknowledgments: Where appropriate, submitted manuscripts can include an acknowledgments section, which briefly recognises important contributions of other parties to either the empirical research (e.g, funding, analyses) or to the production of the manuscript (e.g., administrative duties, proof reading).
Author licence agreement: When submitting the final version of the accepted article, the author(s) must complete and sign a licence to publish agreement. Please note that this form must be signed by all authors.
The final paper should be submitted as a word-file.