ˇ° Instructions For Authors
The ATEEM aims
to produce a volume of the International Journal of Technology and Engineering
Education with as uniform an appearance as possible and it is therefore
requested that you conform to these instructions when preparing your article.
These instructions are following APA style.
1. A PDF file and an MS WORD file must both reach ATEEM.
1. Please submit your papers by our online submission system.
2. LENGTH OF ARTICLE
The length of article is about eight to ten (8-10) pages, arranged on white paper, A4 size (210 x 297 mm).
3. TYPEFACE AND LINESPACING
Those with laser printers should select a Times New Roman font of 10-pt size on 12-pt line spacing (6 lines per inch).
Papers must be justified, with the text in single-line spacing, and one-line spacing between paragraphs. Do not
indent paragraphs. In preparing your paper you may use the Word style file on the attached disk, designed for an
IBM or compatible computer. When keying in your paper use the page-layout view option to get a better view of
the page layout. When transferring the file of your paper to the supplied style file on the disk, the computer may
change the page layout settings. The correct page layout settings are as follows:
Margins From Edge Format
Top: 3 cm Header: 1.5 cm 1 Columns
Bottom: 2 cm Footer: 1.5 cm
Left: 2 cm
Right: 2 cm
4. TITLE, AUTHOR AND ABSTRACT
The title should be in the style as indicated in the sample (only capitalize the first letters of proper names). Author(s),
affiliation(s), city and country should use first capital letter and lower case. Do not abbreviate the affiliation.
Please write a 75-100 word abstract (with keywords) of your paper, which should include your main idea and your
major points. You also may want to mention any implications of your research. Place the abstract on its own page
immediately after the title page. Center the word ˇ§Abstractˇ¨ and then follow with the paragraph.
6. THE TEXT (please follow APA style)
Arrange the text of the paper in single columns. The text (or first heading) of the paper must start two lines beneath
the abstract. The second and consecutive pages must start from the top of the new page. Do not leave space at the top
of the new page.
7. IN-TEXT CITATION (please follow APA style)
When using APA format, follow the author-date method of in-text citation, and a complete reference should appear in
the reference list at the end of the paper. APA style requires authors to use the past tense or present perfect tense when
using signal phrases to describe earlier research. E.g., Jones (1998) found or Jones (1998) has found...
8. REFERENCE (please follow APA style)
Authors are named last name followed by initials; publication year goes between parentheses, followed by a period.
The title of the article is in sentence-case, meaning only the first word and proper nouns in the title are capitalized.
The periodical title is run in title case, and is followed by the volume number which, with the title, is also italicized or
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number (issue
9. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
Each author of an accepted article is asked to submit a biographical sketch of about 150 words. Your sketch should
identify where you earned your highest degree, your present affiliation and position, and your current research
interests. The first author should include an e-mail address which is optional for the other authors.