Author Guidelines

Manuscript Submission

JTTR receives all manuscript submissions electronically, only online at http://dergipark.gov.tr/jttr Preparing a manuscript that follows the guidelines concerning length, style and acceptable file formats will facilitate the evaluation process. Authors must have an account to sign into JTTR manuscript submission and information portal at http://dergipark.gov.tr/jttr If not have an account, Authors will need to create one, but then can use this account for any future submissions to JTTR. All manuscripts must be submitted in 3 MS Word documents separately such as; Cover page, including authors information (name, title, institution, country, e-mail), Title and Abstract page and Main text

Preparation of Manuscript

Manuscripts should have “Title”, “Abstract”, “Keywords”, “Main text”, “References”.

Title: Title of manuscripts should be no more than 120 characters (including spaces).

Abstract: Abstract of manuscript should explain to the general reader why the research was done, what was found and why the results are important. Abstract should be min. 100-max 125 words and includes purpose and scope of the study, research method and result and contain no references. The abstract is not divided into sub-headings.

Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, manuscripts should have min 3, max 5 keywords.

Main text: Main text of manuscript include literature, method, findings, results and discussion, conclusion and implications. It can be divided into sub-headings. Max. three levels of subheadings may be used if warranted; please distinguish them clearly. Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (then 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2, etc. The manuscript should start with a brief introduction describing the paper’s importance and significance. The introduction should provide readers with the background information needed to understand study, and the reasons why authors conducted its experiments. Technical and vocational terms, symbols, abbreviations, and acronyms should be defined the first time they are used.

Literature: This subsection will be the longest of the introduction which contains prior research studies relevant to the current study. 

Method: The method section is to provide a detailed description of how the study was conducted, and include scales, data gathered and analysis types.

Findings: The findings of the research should be included in a separate section of article, as it is the only section that contains data and results of analysis.

Results: In this section, only findings should be described without discussion of their significance. Results are typically presented with no duplication of information in the text.

Discussion: The largest part of interpreting and discussing the research findings should be reserved for this section. Authors compare or contrast the results with findings from previous and similar studies.

Manuscript Format

The main text of manuscript should ideally be no more than 6000 words (not including Abstract, References, Tables and figure legends). The main text of manuscripts should be typewritten using Times New Roman font (11-point size) and double-spaced on an A-4 size paper with at least 2.5 cm margins.

Table and Figure

All tables and figures should be cited in numerical order. Table and Figures of manuscripts should be typewritten using Times New Roman font (10-point size) and single-spaced. All figures include relevant captions and begin each figure caption with a label, “Figure 1.”, above the figure. All tables include title which begin each table caption with a label “Table 1.” above the table, description, footnote and source is below of the table. Tables and Figures should present new information rather than duplicating what is in the text.

References

The journal uses the APA-American Psychological Association’s format (6th edition) for bibliographic citations. Explanatory material will be presented in endnotes. See APA 06 for information about APA. All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text. References to unpublished materials are not allowed to substantiate significant conclusions of the paper.