- Originality, innovation and direct relevance to the Conference themes.
- The paper should not have been published or presented in previous symposia or conferences.
- The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject any research paper if it fails to meet the specified conditions.
- The paper should include the following:
- Research paper title
- Abstract: Should include the objectives of the study, the study community, the tools and the main conclusions. The abstract should not exceed 200 words.
- Keywords: Not more than 5 words.
- Literature review: Should include introducing the paper’s topic, the literature review the previous studies.
- Research problem.
- Research questions.
- The significance of the study.
- Study methodology (Methodology, study population and the sample, and study tools, if any).
- Results and discussion.
- Font: Simplified Arabic (14) for titles and (12) for content
- Total words ranging from 5000 to 8000 words including references, images, figures and tables.
A- BOOK ONE AUTHOR:
Ellis, R. (2003). Task-based language learning & teaching. New York: Oxford University Press.
In-Text: Ellis (2003) or (Ellis, 2003)
B- BOOK) TWO OR MORE AUTHORS
Strunk, W., Jr. & White, E.B. (1979). The elements of style (3rd Ed.). New York: Macmillan.
In-Text: (two authors):
Strunk and White (1979) or (Strunk & White, 1979)
In-Text (three or more authors):
Strunk, White, & Smith (1979) or (Strunk, White & Smith, 1979)
In-Text (subsequent references):
Strunk et al. (1979) or (Strunk et al., 1979)
C- CHAPTERS IN AN EDITED VOLUME:
Abu Hilal, M. (2008). Motivation, attributions of academic experiences & achievement among Arab students within a socio-cultural context. In T. O. Seng, D. M. McInerney, A. D. Liem, & T. Ai-Girl (Eds.) Research in Multicultural Education & International Perspectives (Vol. 7, pp. 217-244). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
In text: Abu-Hilal (2008) or (Abu-Hilal, 2008)
D- CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:
Pica, T., Washburn, G., Evans, B., & Jo, V. (1998). Negative feedback in content-based second language classroom interaction: How does it contribute to second language learning? Paper presented at the Annual Pacific Second Language Research Forum, Tokyo, Japan.
E- UNPUBLISHED DISSERTATIONS:
Boyd-Kletzander, R. (2000). Student responsibility in a whole language classroom. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.
F- JOURNAL ARTICLE) ONE AUTHOR
Abu-Hilal, M. (2000) A structural model of attitudes toward school subjects, academic aspiration & achievement. Educational Psychology, 20, 75-84.
Abu-Hilal (2000) or (Abu-Hilal, 2000)
G- JOURNAL ARTICLE) TWO AUTHORS
Atkinson, R.C., & Shiffrin, R.M. (1971). The control of short-term memory. Scientific American, 225, 82-90.
In-Text (two authors):
Atkinson and Shiffrin (1971) or (Atkinson &Shiffrin, 1971).
In-Text (three to five authors):
Smith, Zapplla, Rosen, Gustman& Rock (1194), or (Smith, Zappella, Rosen, Gustman, & Rock, 1994).
In-Text (six or more authors): or In-Text (subsequent references):
Smith et al. (1994) or (Smith et al., 1994).
H- MAGAZINE ARTICLE) ONE AUTHOR
Kuel, E. R. (2000, November 10). Neuroscience: Breaking down scientific barriers to the study of brain & mind. Science, 290, 1113-1120.
Kuel(2000) or (Kuel, 2000).
I- NEWSPAPER ARTICLE (NO AUTHOR)
Amazing Amazon region. (1989, January 12). New York Times, p. D11.
«Amazing Amazon Region,» (1989).
J- SPECIFIC INTERNET SITE
Electronic reference formats recommended by the American Psychological Association. (2000, October 12). Retrieved January 3, 2001 from http://www.apa.org/journals/jwebref.html
American Psychological Association [APA](2000)
In-Text (subsequent references):
APA (2000) or (APA, 2000).
K- ELECTRONIC ARTICLE) JOURNAL ARTICLE FOUND IN A DATABASE
Jacobson, J.W., Mulick, J.A., & Schwartz, A.A. (1995). A history of facilitated communication: Science, pseudoscience, & antiscience. American Psychologist, 50, 750-765. Retrieved January 12, 2001, from PsycARTICLES database.
Jacobson, Mulickand Schwartz (1995) or (Jacobson, Mulick, & Schwartz, 1995); Jacobson, et al. (1995), or (Jacobson et al., 1995) in subsequent references