Authors Guidelines

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General Instruction for Submission

SRJIS strongly recommends to submit original manuscripts, articles in the following format.

The first page of the submission should include the title of the article, the name of the author(s), institutional affiliation, email address (es)

Title: Times New Roman, bold, 14 pt., space 6 above and 6 below, centered.

Name of the Author(s): Times New Roman, 12 pt., bold, centered, below the title

Author(s) affiliation, email address (es): Times New Roman, 10 pt., italic

Abstract: Abstracts of no more than 10 lines summarizing the primary argument(s) and finding(s) in the article should be included at the beginning of the article. Times New Roman, 10 pt., italic, not exceeds than150-200 words. Keywords: Times New Roman 12 pt., maximum 5 keywords

Articles should be between 2,000 and 4,000 words in length. The pages of the typescript should be numbered in consecutive sequence, withJustify alignment

All articles must be typed in a Microsoft Word file.

Page numbering: position right, Times New Roman, 12 pt.

All articles must be typed in a Microsoft Word file.

Subtitles (sub-headings) use Times New Roman, 12 pt., bold, left justified.

Main text font use Times New Roman, 12 pt., justified. Articles should be single spaced and have 2.54 cm (1 inch) margins. Please separate paragraphs by one empty line (touching "enter" key once)All abbreviations and acronyms should be defined at first mention. To facilitate reader comprehension, abbreviations should be used sparingly/carefully. Article should be free from spelling and grammatical mistakes.

APA style of referencing should be used for article referencing.

Tables & Figures
Number tables / figures are consecutively as they appear in the text. Center tables / figures close in the text where they are first mentioned. Do not split tables / figures across two pages. If there is not enough space at the bottom of a page, continue your text and place the table at the top of the next page. Each table / figure must have a label (title) beginning with the table number and describing the contents. The label needs to inform the reader what the table / figure presents (coefficients, means, percentages, rates, etc.), the time frame, and the geographical coverage. Each row and column of a table must have a heading. If the contents of a table / figure are drawn or adapted from a published source, note that as footnote to the table.

Major Elements of Paper

Title: It should be short, precise and accurate, Researcher can provide and appropriate title including two or three words too but not exceeds than thirteen words.

Authors:Name,Address, qualification, and institutional affiliations etc. should be provided beneath to the title.

Abstract: The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, which should briefly present the topic, state the scope of the experiments, indicate significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The abstract should not be exceeds than 100 to 200 words in length. Complete sentences, active verbs, and the third person should be used, and the abstract should be written in the past tense.

Introduction: It should be not a long review of the subject area and details of history. It should pertain to specific area.

Research Method: It should be coversPopulation, Sample, Tools for data collection,Statistical techniques.Methodology should be provided separately after the research method.

Results: It should relevant facts only, data, may be given preferable in the form of tables or occasionally in figure/text but do not repeat same data in more than one form.

Discussion: This is important aspect of the paper, should be drafted carefully. Stating what answers we got, then in individuals paragraphs discussing these in light relevant past work and finally, try to answer: what does it means in the conducting part. In some situation section of Results may be combined with Discussion so as to avoid repetition.

Acknowledgement: It should be short not exceeds than 150 words, which should include essential facts given at the end of the paper but not necessary.

References: References must be arranged accordingto APA style of referencing.

Book
Best, J.W., & Kahn, J.V. (2006).Research in Education. New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.

Book with Two Authors
Garrett, H. E. and Woodworth, R. S. (1981).Statistics in Psychology and Education. Bombay: Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd.

Book with More than Two Authors
Robert, H. et. al., (1982).Instruction Media & New Technologies of Instructions Computer.New York. NY: Mac Millan

Publishing Company.

Edited Book
Gupta, M. (1989).Two Strategies of Computer Assisted Instruction in Chemistry. In Mukhopadhaya, M. &Khanna, K., Parhar (Eds.), Educational Technology.Year Book, New Delhi: All India Association for Educational Technology.

Article
Netragaonkar, Y. (2009). Pedagogical Aspects of Computer Assisted Instruction.Techno learn International Journal of Educational Technology. Page 137 to 145. 2011, June.

Proceedings from Conference
Netragaonkar, Y. (2011).Tablet PC: Superb Innovation of 21st Century. A Paper presented at Prabuddhan International Conference on Elevating Learning. 3 4 Dec, 2011.

A Commission Report
National Knowledge Commission, Report to the Nation, 2006. (2007). New Delhi: Govt. Of India.

Web references
Ebenezer, S. O. Collier. (2007). The Enhancement of Teaching and Learning of the Science Secondary Schools Using Computer Assisted Instruction. Retrieved from http:// members.aol.com/escollier/computerassistedinstruction.html on12/09/2009

In-Text Citations
In-text references should be mentioned in the in the text as: author, year of publication and page. Different categories are as follows:

Single Author: (Kedare, 2008, p.67)

Three Authors: (Ragini, Elizabeth&John 2009, p. 51)

Two or More Works by the Same Author in the Same Year: (Patil 2009 a, p. 95) (Patil 2009b, p. 63)...

Authors with the Same Last Name: (R. T. Patil 2010, p. 64; A.Patil 2007, p. 45)

Types of Submissions
a) Articles can be original works or derived from the author's doctoral thesis, M. Phil dissertation, action research, or research resulted from a project or a grant. Papers presented at conferences, symposium, or workshops are accepted.
b) Book Reviews (between 750 to 1,200 words). Reviews must be on titles related to educational issues and allied disciplines.