Open Praxis

ICDE Journal

Guidelines and template for Innovative practice papers

 

Enter Title Here (14-Point Type Size, Upper- and Lowercase, Bold and Centred)

 

To ensure that anonymity is maintained throughout the blind peer review process, it is your responsibility to  delete your name and those of co-authors as well as your own article titles from the text, from references and endnotes, and replace with "Author" and year.

 

Your innovative practice paper should be in the same format as this file and be approx. 3000 words (2500-3500 words), excluding references. Paper size is A4 and margins are 2 cm (0.75”) for top, bottom, left, and right.

 

Text: For the body of your document, use Arial font, 11-point type size, single-spaced. The whole document should be fully justified (not only left-justified). No headers and footers, no page numbers. Headings should be 11-point, upper- and lower-case, bold. Subheadings should be 11-point upper- and lower-case, italic.

 

Tables and Graphs: Minimum 9-point type size, all captions should be upper- and lower-case, bold, and centred.

 

Illustrations and Photographs: Halftones, minimum of 9-point type size. Captions should be in upper- and lower-case, bold, and centred. Images must be computer-designed and submitted as embedded  images in your document.

 

 

Abstract

Your abstract should be a maximum of 150 words clearly outlining the contribution of your paper.

 

Key Words

Maximum of six words. e.g.. ICT, evaluation, flexible learning, new media, adults.

 

Suggested structure:

Introduction

Clearly explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose, and contribution of the paper.

 

Body of Paper

Clearly explain conceptual and theoretical framework, innovation description and results.

Use headings and subheadings as needed.

 

Conclusion

 Clearly indicate and discuss advantages, limitations, and possible impact or applications of the innovative practice.

Acknowledgements

A brief acknowledgement section may be included between the Conclusion and References (optional). Do not include author biographies.

 

References

References should appear in your reference section in alphabetical order (not numbered as they appear in your text).

The required format for references is APA style. Please check the following examples and http://lib.westfield.ma.edu/citeapa

 

(Format for Books)

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Place of publication: Publisher.

Note that the title of the book is in lower case letters and italicized. Place of publication and publisher are given.

 

(Format for Journal Papers, print version)

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume number(Issue number), page range.

Note that the journal title is set in italics.

 

(Format for Journal Papers, online version)

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume number(Issue number), page range. http://dx.doi.org/xx.xxxxxxxxxx  or Retrieved from http://xxxxxx

Note that the journal title is set in italics.

 

 

Enter Title Here (14-Point Type Size, Upper- and Lowercase, Bold and Centered)