GUIDELINES TO CONTRIBUTORS

Respected Faculty/Scholar,
We would like to invite academicians from all disciplines related to education to contribute
research papers and articles for our journal.
Who can Publish?
Researchers, academicians, teachers, students, research supervisors
Procedure of submitting articles
Step 1: Send the article to rresxce@gmail.com
Step 2: The received articles will be annonymised and they will be subjected to initial screening by the editorial and advisory boards

Step 3: Having passed this second step, the articles will be submitted to a double blind peer review process. Taking into consideration the recommendations of the reviewers, the editorial board will decide whether the article to be accepted, accepted with revisions or rejected.

Step 4: The authors will be informed to revise the article according to the recommendations of the review committee. The authors will be intimated the deadline for the final submission. They will have to resend by modifying the article in accordance with the suggestions made by Editorial board within that prescribed time.

Step 5: Publication fee
The publication fee for each author is Rs.1200 towards the publication of the article/paper.

Demand Draft
In case of DD, take a Demand Draft in favour of "The Manager, Research and Reflections on Education” payable at Palayamkottai. Send the DD by post with your full address and designation to The Manager, Research and Reflections on Education, St.Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous),Palayamkottai - 627 002.

Online Payment
In case of Net banking Money Transfer or NEFT, fee is to be transferred to the following bank account and the reference number and other transaction details to be mailed to rresxce@gmail.com

Our account name: The Manager, Research and Reflections on Education, St.Xavier’s College of Education, Palayamkottai.
Bank name: State Bank of India
Acc.No.10481951088
IFSC Code : SBIN0010482
Branch: St.Xavier’s College Branch Palayamkottai.

Step 6: You will get an acknowledgment letter on your email address as well as receipt after receiving the payment.
Step 7: The Accepted articles will be published in the journal both printed and online mode.
Step 8: The hard copy of the journal will be dispatched to your postal address. The Authors are expected to submit original scholarly articles in the following format.

Step 9: Attach a certificate of Plagiarism check. The content of your article/paper should not exceed 10% of plagiarism. If it exceeds, your article paper will be rejected. Articles/papers without a certificate of plagiarism will not be entertained.

Format for Manuscript Preparation

Title
Title of your work should be very concise and meaningful because titles of the manuscripts are often used to search the required contents by the users.
Author names
The author must provide (i) Name (ii)Job title (iii) Institution name.
In case of more than one author, the corresponding author’s full details including phone number should be provided.
Abstract
An abstract should bring about the purpose of the study, methodology employed and findings of the study. It should not exceed 100 words.
Main Text
The main text should contain Introduction, Background of the study, Significance of the study, Objectives, Hypotheses, Methodology, Analysis of data, Findings and Interpretations, Educational Implications and reference. Make sure that every table or figure is referred in the text.
Reference
Authors are advised to follow the referencing style of the American Psychological Association (APA). Sixth Edition.
Language
Manuscripts should be typed in English in Microsoft Word.
Paper Size: Use A4 size (Width: 8.3 inches and Height: 11.7 inches)
Font Name : Times New Roman - Size: 12 Point.
Line Space: 1.5
Length of paper: The length of the paper should not exceed 6 pages.

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