Note to Contributors
We solicit high
quality articles which are easy to understand and that are of interest to
science and mathematics classroom teachers and teacher educators. We especially encourage articles from
classroom teachers and that which is in the form of an action research
report or evaluation study.
We prefer the
use of simple English with little or non use of
technical jargons and complex statistical arguments. (Otherwise, you may want to consider
publishing your article in the International Journal of Science &
Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, a peer reviewed journal published
are some guideline for your
article (but don’t let this intimidate you)
Submission of Typescripts
Your paper should be original work and
not, in any manner, in breach of copyright. You are requested to provide an
electronic copy of the manuscript in a Microsoft Word file to expedite the
publication process. Electronic copies can be sent by e-mail or in CD-ROM
in ‘crush-proof’ packing. If your
article contains videos, audio or applets/flashlets,
the total size must not exceed 5 MB.
submission is 31 July for the November issue of that year.
Editorial conventions. Articles should
be in English, typed single-spaced, using A4 paper size, portrait
orientated with one inch (1") margins on all sides. Use Times New
Roman size 12 and Justified. Do not use headers and footers. Do not insert page numbers. Your articles
will be reviewed for readability and organization by the Editorial Board
ensure that your article includes the following:
title of article
(about 100-150 words)
You may want
your article to conform to the style set forth in
the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)
(Fifth Edition, 2001). Please pay
particular attention to how Tables and Figures are labeled
as well as how References are indented.
Printer’s conventions. Tables. Tables must be on separate sheets, numbered with Arabic
numerals and provided with titles. Example:
of Table (Left justified, Uppercase and Lowercase)
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Figures. The illustrations/artwork applied should be in a
finished form, suitable for scanning and reproduction. Write at the back of
each illustration, in pencil, the number and caption for the figure. Indicate
in the running-text where the illustration is to appear.
Figure 1. Title of figure (centred, lower
References. References cited in the text should be listed
alphabetically, at the end of the paper in the following APA standard forms,
remembering to use single spacing with indent:
Holemberg, J. (Ed.). (1992). Policies for a small planet: From
the international institute for environment and development. London: Earthscan. Aldwin, C. (1994).
Stress, coping and development. New York:
L. S. (1987). Knowledge and teaching: Foundations of the new reforms. Harvard
Educational Review, 57(1), 1-22. Ellerton, N.
F. (1995). Moral dilemmas for mathematics education researchers. Mathematics
Education Research Journal, 7(2), 91-93.
Chapters within books:
Brophy, J. E., & Good, T. L. (1986). Teacher behaviour and
student achievement. In M. C. Wittrock (Ed.). Handbook
of research in teaching (3rd Ed.). (pp. 328-375). New York: Macmillan. Clements, M. A.
(1999). Education policy, education research, and the development of
N. F. Ellerton (Ed.), Mathematics
teacher development: International Perspectives. (pp. 70-103). Perth: Meridian
It has been pointed out by the American Psychological
Association, that there is no standard which has emerged for referencing
Funder, D. C.
(1994, March). Judgmental process and content: Commentary on Koehler on
base-rate (9 paragraphs). Psycholoquy (on-line
serial). Available E-mail: psyc@pucc Message: Get
psyc 94 XXXXX.
Funder, D. C. (1994, March). Judgmental process and
contract: Commentary on Koehler on base-rate (9 paragraphs). Psycoloquy (on-line serial), 5(17). Available FTP:
Hostname: princeton.edu Directory: pub/harvard/Psychology/1994.
Vol. 5 File: psycholoquy. 94. 5. 17 base-rate. 12. funder.
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