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Author Guidelines

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition (2010), is the standard of style for JCTE with one exception: Please place your figures and tables in the appropriate place in the manuscript. Manuscripts not adhering to that style manual will be returned to the authors without review.

Manuscripts accepted for publication normally may not exceed 30 pages of printed, double-spaced text, including title page, abstract page, tables, figures and references.

Manuscripts must be submitted as a single Word file containing, in order, the following:

  1. A title page with the manuscript title and the author(s) complete address(es), telephone number(s), and e-mail address(es)
  2. An abstract of the manuscript, succinctly describing the contents of the paper in no more than 150 words;
  3. The full manuscript with figures and tables included in the manuscript.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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