The language of the manuscript must be in Persian.
2. Length of paper
The length of the paper should be between 4000 – 8000 words. Paper containing more than 8000 pages words will be returned to the author(s) to abridge. Articles should be typed in double-space (including footnotes and references) on one side of the paper only (preferably A4) with wide margins. Authors are urged to write as concisely as possible, but not at the expense of clarity.
3. Title Page
Title page is a separated page before the text. It should include the following information:
Tile should be concise and informative. Try to avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.
2-3. Author’s names and affiliations
Please indicate the given name and family name clearly. Present the authors' affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name, and, if available, the e-mail address, and telephone number of each author.
3-3. Corresponding author
Clearly indicate who is willing to handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing, publication and also post-publication. Ensure that telephone numbers or Emails are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address.
4-3. Sponsoring information
If the research is sponsored or supported by an organization, please indicate it.
The authors must load two files on the website . One should be the main text of the article and the other the title page.
The title page should contain specifications such as the first name and the surname, the academic degree , the field of study, the affiliations, the email address and the phone number of the author(s). Also, the corresponding author -if the authors are more than one person– should be specified.
* Abstract should include the objectives, methods and results of the research.
* The length of the abstract should be between 170 and 200 words.
* Abstract should have 4 to 6 keywords.
* The article must contain a title, an abstract in Persian, an introduction, the main text, the conclusion, the list of references and an abstract in English.
* The article should be typed in Microsoft Office Word (2011, 2007 , 2003 ) and with “Times New Roman” font. The size of the font for the main text should be 12 and the footnotes should be 9.
* The main text file of the article should not contain the name of the author(s) or any thanks notes to individuals or organizations that have funded the research.
* Please do not provide references directly or indirectly to the author(s) in the text and footnotes.
* Proper names, English terms and explanatory references should be cited in the footnotes.
A concise and factual abstract is required (maximum length of 250 words). The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separate from the article, so it must be able to stand alone. References should therefore be avoided, but if essential, they must be cited in full, without reference to the reference list.
Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 7 keywords, avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of').
4. Subdivision of the article
Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1, 2, (then 1-1., 1-1-1., 2-1-1., 2-1., …), etc. The abstract is not included in section numbering.
5. Table and Figures
Present tables and figures at the end of the article. Please note that the article will be published in black and white.
Author(s) should follow the latest edition of APA style in referencing. Please visit http://www.apastyle.org/ to learn more about APA style
7 .Citations in the text
Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Avoid citation in the abstract. Unpublished results and personal communications should not be in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text. Citation of a reference as 'in press' implies that the item has been accepted for publication.
* The articles that are accepted can cite thanks to individuals or organizations that have funded the research before the list of references.
Author(s) should follow the latest edition of APA style in referencing.
8. Reference List
References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters "a", "b", "c", etc., placed after the year of publication.
Reference to a journal publication:
Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J. A. J., & Lupton R. A. (2000). The art of writing a scientific article. Journal of Scientific Communications, 163, 51-59.
Reference to a book:
Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style. (3rd ed.). New York: Macmillan, (Chapter 4).
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Mettam, G. R., & Adams, L. B. (1994). How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In B. S. Jones, & R. Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the electronic age (pp. 281-304). New York: E-Publishing Inc.
Reference to a web source:
Smith, Joe, (1999), One of Volvo's core values. [Online] Available: http://www.volvo.com/environment/index.htm (July 7, 1999)
9. Submission Preparation Checklist
Before submitting the manuscript, author(s) should check the following list.
1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word file/ PDF format.
3. Manuscript has been made in the light of Journal’s author guidelines.
4. Author(s) did not mention his or her name and affiliation in the main text.
5. Author(s) has read all the terms and conditions of the journal.