HAYEF: Journal of Education

Copyright Agreement and Acknowledgement of Authorship Form

HAYEF: Journal of Education is an international, scientific, open access periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official online-only publication of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Hasan Ali Yücel Faculty of Education and published biannually in April and October. The publication languages of the journal are Turkish and English. Manuscripts in either French or German are also considered for publication in HAYEF: Journal of Education.

HAYEF: Journal of Education aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level in all fields of educational sciences. The journal publishes theoretical and practical original articles and reviews on educational sciences.

Publication Policy
The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal conforms to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (doaj.org/bestpractice).

Originality, high scientific quality, and citation potential are the most important criteria for a manuscript to be accepted for publication. Manuscripts submitted for evaluation should not have been previously presented or already published in an electronic or printed medium. The journal should be informed of manuscripts that have been submitted to another journal for evaluation and rejected for publication. When using previously published content, including figures, tables, or any other material in both print and electronic formats, authors must obtain permission from the copyright holder. Legal, financial and criminal liabilities in this regard belong to the author(s).

Peer-Review Policy
Manuscripts submitted to HAYEF: Journal of Education will go through a double-blind peer-review process. Each submission will be reviewed by at least two external, independent peer reviewers who are experts in their fields in order to ensure an unbiased evaluation process. If reviewers do not evaluate the manuscript within a month, Editorial Board may send the article to different reviewers for evaluation. Editorial Board decides whether the manuscript will be published, considering the reviewer comments. The editorial board will invite an external and independent editor to manage the evaluation processes of manuscripts submitted by editors or by the editorial board members of the journal. The Editor in Chief is the final authority in the decision-making process for all submissions. 

Ethical Principles
Ethics committee approval and informed consent from volunteers must be obtained for all experimental human studies, the process of which has been started as of 2020. When the participants are children, the written informed consent must be obtained from the parents of the children. Although permission and consent are not required for each research, the Editorial Board has a right to ask the authors details about the ethical process of their research if they think it is necessary. Information on the consent of the participants/volunteers, the name of the ethics committee, and the ethics committee approval number should also be stated in the  Methods section of the manuscript.

The authors are expected to submit researches that comply with the general ethical principles which include; scientific integrity, objectivity, collegiality, data integrity, institutional integrity and social responsibility.

All submissions are screened by a similarity detection software (iThenticate by CrossCheck) at any point during the peer-review or production process. Even if you are the author of the phrases or sentences, the text should not have unacceptable similarity with the previously published data.

When you are discussing others' (or your own) previous work, please make sure that you cite the material correctly in every instance.

In the event of alleged or suspected research misconduct, e.g., plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, the Editorial Board will follow and act in accordance with COPE guidelines.

Being an author of a scientific article mainly indicates a person who has a significant contribution to the article and shares the responsibility and accountability of that article. To be defined as an author of a scientific article, researchers should fulfil below criteria:

- Making a significant contribution to the work in all or some of the following phases: Research conception or design, acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation.
- Drafting, writing or revising the manuscript
- Agreeing on the final version of the manuscript and the journal which it will be submitted
- Taking responsibility and accountability of the content of the article

Outside the above-mentioned authorship criteria, any other form of specific contribution should be stated in the Acknowledgement section.

If an article is written by more than one person, one of the co-authors should be chosen as the corresponding author for handling all the correspondences regarding the article. Before submission, all authors should agree on the order of the authors and provide their current affiliations and contact details. Corresponding author is responsible for ensuring the correctness of these information.

Conflict of Interest 
HAYEF: Journal of Education requires and encourages the authors and the individuals involved in the evaluation process of submitted manuscripts to disclose any existing or potential conflicts of interests, including financial, consultant, and institutional, that might lead to potential bias or a conflict of interest. Any financial grants or other support received for a submitted study from individuals or institutions should be disclosed to the Editorial Board. Cases of a potential conflict of interest of the editors, authors, or reviewers are resolved by the journal’s Editorial Board within the scope of COPE guidelines.

The Editorial Board of the journal handles all appeal and complaint cases within the scope of COPE guidelines. In such cases, authors should get in direct contact with the editorial office regarding their appeals and complaints. When needed, an ombudsperson may be assigned to resolve cases that cannot be resolved internally. The Editor in Chief is the final authority in the decision-making process for all appeals and complaints.

Copyright and Licensing
HAYEF: Journal of Education requires a Copyright Licence Form which is available at http://hayefjournal.org/en. By signing the Copyright Agreement and Acknowledgement of Authorship Form, authors retain copyright of their work and agree that the article, if accepted for publication by HAYEF: Journal of Education, will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC). When using previously published content, including figures, tables, or any other material in both print and electronic formats, authors must obtain permission from the copyright holder. Legal, financial and criminal liabilities in this regard belong to the author(s).

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in HAYEF: Journal of Education reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, the editorial board, or the publisher; the editors, the editorial board, and the publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials. The final responsibility in regard to the published content rests with the authors.

Manuscripts can only be submitted through the journal’s online manuscript submission and evaluation system, available at https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/hayef. Manuscripts submitted via any other medium will not be evaluated.

Manuscripts submitted to the journal will first go through a technical evaluation process where the editorial office staff will ensure that the manuscript has been prepared and submitted in accordance with the journal’s guidelines. Submissions that do not conform to the journal’s guidelines will be returned to the submitting author with technical correction requests.

Authors are required to submit the Copyright License Agreement Form during the initial submission.

The form is available for download at https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/hayef.

Preparation of the Manuscript
All articles sent to HAYEF: Journal of Education must be written in Times New Roman 10 font size in MS Word compatible program in A4 size. There is no page limit for submissions. 

Title page: A separate title page should be submitted with all submissions and this page should include:
- The full title of the manuscript as well as a short title (running head) of no more than 50 characters,
- Name(s), affiliations, and highest academic degree(s) and ORCID ID(s) of the author(s),
- Grant information and detailed information on the other sources of support,
- Name, address, telephone (including the mobile phone number) and fax numbers, and email address of the corresponding author,
- Acknowledgment of the individuals who contributed to the preparation of the manuscript but who do not fulfill the authorship criteria.

Abstract: An abstract should be submitted with all original articles. The abstract should be unstructured and a maximum of 200 words in length.

Extended Abstract: An 800-1000 word should accompany all Turkish submissions extended abstract in English to make the Turkish articles more visible in international platforms as well as to increase citation performance. The English abstract should be prepared comprehensively to summarize the introduction, methods, results, and the discussion sections of the article. English extended abstract should include the following subheadings: Introduction and Purpose of Study, Conceptual/Theoretical Framework, Methods, Results and Discussion, and Conclusions and Recommendations.

Keywords: Each submission must be accompanied by a minimum of 3 to a maximum of 5 keywords for subject indexing at the end of the abstract. The keywords should be listed in full without abbreviations. 

Manuscript Types
Original Articles: All qualitative and quantitative research articles should be structured as “Introduction”, “Methods”, “Results” and “Discussion”. 

Review Articles: Reviews prepared by authors who have extensive knowledge on a particular field and whose scientific background has been translated into a high volume of publications with a high citation potential are welcomed. These authors may even be invited by the journal. 

Tables should be included in the main document, and they should be numbered consecutively in the order they are referred to within the main text. A descriptive title must be placed above the tables. Abbreviations used in the tables should be defined below the tables by footnotes (even if they are defined within the main text). Tables should be created using the “insert table” command of the word processing software and they should be arranged clearly to provide easy reading. Data presented in the tables should not be a repetition of the data presented within the main text but should be supporting the main text.

Figures and Figure Legends
Figures, graphics, and photographs should be submitted as separate files (in TIFF or JPEG format) through the submission system. The files should not be embedded in a Word document or the main document. When there are figure subunits, the subunits should not be merged to form a single image. Each subunit should be submitted separately through the submission system. Images should not be labeled (a, b, c, etc.) to indicate figure subunits. Thick and thin arrows, arrowheads, stars, asterisks, and similar marks can be used on the images to support figure legends. Like the rest of the submission, the figures too should be blind. Any information within the images that may indicate an individual or institution should be blinded. The minimum resolution of each submitted figure should be 300 DPI. To prevent delays in the evaluation process, all submitted figures should be clear in resolution and large in size (minimum dimensions: 100 × 100 mm). Figure legends should be listed at the end of the main document.

All acronyms and abbreviations used in the manuscript should be defined at first use, both in the abstract and in the main text. The abbreviation should be provided in parentheses following the definition.

All references, tables, and figures should be referred to within the main text, and they should be numbered consecutively in the order they are referred to within the main text.

P value should not be included in the tables. P values that are presented in the main text should be written in italic.

While citing publications, preference should be given to the latest, most up-to-date publications. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of references. Both in-text citations and the references must be prepared according to American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition style.

The reference styles for different types of publications are presented in the following examples.

Books: Toulmin, S. (1958). The Uses of Argument. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapter: Torres, D., Rochmes, J., & Harding, D.J. (2017). Enrollment and Degree Completion at For-Profit Colleges versus Traditional Institutions. In McMillan-Cottom, Tressie & William Darity, Jr. (eds), For-Profit Universities: The Shifting Landscape of Marketized Higher Education. Washington, DC: AERA Books.

Journal Article: Blechman, E. A. (1982). Are children with one parent at psychological risk? A methodological review. Journal of Marriage and Family, 44(1), 179-195.

Webpage with an author: Durdu, P., Çağıltay, K. ve Hotomaroğlu, A. (2005). "Türkiye'deki Ergenlerin Bilgisayar Oyunu Oynama Alışkanlılarıve Oyun Tercihleri: ODTÜ ve Gazi Üniversitesi ögrencileri arası bir karşılaştırma" Retrieved from: http: //simge.metu. edu.tr/conferences/btie-pinar- asli-kursat.pdf (ErişimTarihi: 12.02.2012)

Thesis: Berg, D. H. (2003). Prospective leadership development in colleges and universities in Canada: Perceptions of leaders, educators and students (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.

When submitting a revised version of a paper, changes made according to the reviewers’ comments should be highlighted in the revised document. Revised manuscripts must be submitted within 30 days from the date of the decision letter. If the revised version of the manuscript is not submitted within the allocated time, the revision option may be canceled. If the submitting author(s) believe that additional time is required, they should request this extension before the initial 30-day period is over.

Accepted manuscripts are copy-edited for grammar, punctuation, and format. Once the publication process of a manuscript is completed, it is published online on the journal’s webpage as an ahead-of-print publication before it is included in its scheduled issue. A PDF proof of the accepted manuscript is sent to the corresponding author and their publication approval is requested within 2 days of their receipt of the proof.

Editor in Chief: Muhammet Baştuğ
Adress: İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Hasan Ali Yücel Faculty of Education, Büyükcekmece, İstanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 212 866 37 00
Fax:  +90 212 866 38 21
E-mail[email protected]

Adress: Büyükdere cad, 105/9 34394 Mecidiyeköy, Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 212 217 17 00
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