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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

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RESEARCH PAPERS

 MANUSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED:

  • in English
  • in electronic versions
  • in Microsoft Office Word
  • page size - A4
  • font face - Times New Roman
  • footnotes should be given at the bottom of the page, references - at the end of the article
  • font size for the text of the article - 12, for the footnotes - 10
  • line spacing for the text of the article - 1.5, for the footnotes – 1

ARTICLE LENGTH: maximum 7000 words.

 ARTICLE TITLE:

  • should outline the general scope of the article and not exceed ten words
  • uppercase
  • font size-14 

 AUTHORS’ DATA:

  • first name(s), last name(s)
  • full name and postal address of each author’s workplace, organization
  • position, rank, academic degree
  • e-mail and phone number
  • the surnames and the first letter in names of authors should be full and in uppercase

 ABSTRACT:

  • should not exceed 300 words
  • should be informative and not contain general words and phrases
  • the abstract should describe the purpose, problem statement, indication of methodology
  • main results of the research, principal conclusion
  • the abstract should provide a good perspec­tive on the final message of the article

 KEYWORDS: should be minimum five and maximum ten.

 INTRODUCTION should:

  • outline purposes, specify the research objectives and/or research questions
  • review items of previous research
  • reflect the current concerns in the area
  • announce principal findings
  • indicate structure of the article

LITERATURE REVIEW

  • Must show a critical account of what has been published on a topic by accredited researchers.
  • Clearly show the research problem

METHODOLOGY

  • Should describe participants/sampling
  • Should describe the process of data collection
  • Should describe techniques and data analysis

 DISCUSSION

  • Must review findings, discuss outcomes
  • Must analyze the literature, offer explanations, state implications
  • Must make recommendations

 CONCLUSIONS must include limitations of the study and should be clearly formulated and presented.

 REFERENCES

  • The manuscript should be constructed according to the APA citation System. For instance: (Karapetyan, 2001, p. 10) (Toulmin, 1958, pp. 56-57) (Hilbert & Bernays, 1934) or (Rogerson 2018), (Pollatajko 2015).

The Latin transliteration of all the non-Latin references should be included as well. For instance:

  • Брутян, Г. А. (1992).Очерк теории аргу­­мента­ции. Ереван: Изд-во АН Армении. 

Brutian, G. A. (1992). Ocherk teorii argumenta­tsii (Outline of Argumentation Theory, in Russian). Yerevan: NAS RA Publication.

For a book by a single author:

Elo, A.E. (1986). The rating of chessplayers, past and present (2nd ed.). New York: Arco.

For a book by two authors:

Gobet, F., de Voogt, A., & Retschitzki, J. (2004). Moves in mind: The psychology of board games. Hove, UK: Psychology Press

Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington: American Psychological Association.

For a book by an editor:

Frey, P.W. (Ed.). (1984). Chess skill in man and machine: Springer

For an article in a journal:

Goldin, S.E. (1979). Recognition memory for chess positions. American Journal of Psychology, 92, 19-31

Beal, D.F. (1984). Mating sequences in the quiescence search. ICCA Journal, 7(3), 133-137. 

For a book section:

Charness, N. (1977). Human chess skill. In P.W. Frey (Ed.), Chess skill in man and machine, (pp.34-53), New York: Springer

In case of citing various works of the same author published in the same year, it is necessary to apply to a letter differentiation method i.e. a, b etc.

(Hovhannisyan, 2006a; Hovhannisyan, 2006b; Hovhannisyan, 2006c).

 For a website publication:

Texts of the articles submitted in a website usually vary from their printed versions, that is why in case of citing the latter website ver­sions, it is necessary to indicate the approp­riate electronic address, moreover, the cita­tion of the printed version is not accepted:

Simon, H.A. & Chase, W.G. (1973). Skill in Chess. American Scientist 61(4), pp. 394-403 July-August, 1973 from

https://digitalcollections.library.cmu.edu/awweb/awarchive?type=file&item=44582

Chabris, F.C. & Hearst, E.S. (2003). Visualization, pattern recognition, and forward search: effects of playing speed and sight of the position on grandmaster chess errors. Cognitive Science 27(4), 637-648 doi.org/10.1016/S0364-0213(03)00032-6

 GRAPHS AND DIAGRAMS

If the manuscript contains non alphabetic cha­racters (e.g. logical formulae, diagrams) than:

  • the PDF version of the text should be attached for verification if needed
  • all the images (diagrams, line drawings and photographic images) should be numbered sequen­tially with Arabic numerals and submit­ted in electronic form
  • photo images should be of high quality
  • all the images should be attached as separate files,
  • diagrams, line drawings, charts should be sub­mitted in EXCEL or EPS format

 Essays of various symposiums and scientific events:

  • Information about the symposium organizers, place and time should be included in the essay.
  • The symposium members’ name, surname, workplace and city (in brackets) should be mentioned, and in case of international sym­posiums, the name of the city is also included.

 

THEORETICAL, ANALYTICAL PAPER

 MANUSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED:

  • in English
  • in electronic versions
  • in Microsoft Office Word
  • page size - A4
  • font face - Times New Roman
  • footnotes should be given at the bottom of the page, references - at the end of the article
  • font size for the text of the article - 12, for the footnotes - 10
  • line spacing for the text of the article - 1.5, for the footnotes – 1

 ARTICLE LENGTH: maximum 5000 words.

 ARTICLE TITLE:

  • should outline the general scope of the article and not exceed ten words
  • uppercase
  • font size-14 

 AUTHORS’ DATA:

  • first name(s), last name(s)
  • full name and postal address of each author’s workplace, organization
  • position, rank, academic degree
  • e-mail and phone number
  • the surnames and the first letter in names of authors should be full and in uppercase

 ABSTRACT:

  • should not exceed 200 words
  • should be informative and not contain general words and phrases
  • the abstract should describe the purpose, problem statement, indication of methodology
  • main results of the research, principal conclusion
  • the abstract should provide a good perspec­tive on the final message of the article

 KEYWORDS: minimum five and maximum ten.

 INTRODUCTION should have:

  • statement of the problem or issue (interesting question)
  • WHAT is the objective of the paper or what question is being addressed, and why is it important
  • WHY question should refer to the broader issues of economic and social concern which are relevant to current debate and policy formation
  • reflection on the current concerns in the area

THE BODY must show:

  • a logical organization of the evidence used to answer the question
  • a critical account of what has been published on a topic by accredited researchers
  • thorough, accurate analysis which sheds light on the underlying factors of the phenomenon being studied
  • a natural, logical flow to the discussion

 ANSWER/CONCLUSION/SUMMARY

  • refers to the specific issue(s) and the broader context discussed at the beginning
  • emphasizes the ideas that emerge from the analysis.

REFERENCES

  • The manuscript should be constructed according to the APA citation System. For instance: (Karapetyan, 2001, p. 10) (Toulmin, 1958, pp. 56-57) (Hilbert & Bernays, 1934) or (Rogerson 2018), (Pollatajko 2015).

The Latin transliteration of all the non-Latin references should be included as well. For instance:

  • Брутян, Г. А. (1992).Очерк теории аргу­­мента­ции. Ереван: Изд-во АН Армении.
  • Brutian, G. A. (1992). Ocherk teorii argumenta­tsii (Outline of Argumentation Theory, in Russian). Yerevan: NAS RA Publication.

 For a book by a single author:

Elo, A.E. (1986). The rating of chessplayers, past and present (2nd ed.). New York: Arco.

For a book by two authors:

Gobet, F., de Voogt, A., & Retschitzki, J. (2004). Moves in mind: The psychology of board games. Hove, UK: Psychology Press

Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington: American Psychological Association.

For a book by an editor:

Frey, P.W. (Ed.). (1984). Chess skill in man and machine: Springer

For an article in a journal:

Goldin, S.E. (1979). Recognition memory for chess positions. American Journal of Psychology, 92, 19-31

Beal, D.F. (1984). Mating sequences in the quiescence search. ICCA Journal, 7(3), 133-137. 

For a book section:

Charness, N. (1977). Human chess skill. In P.W. Frey (Ed.), Chess skill in man and machine, (pp.34-53), New York: Springer

In case of citing various works of the same author published in the same year, it is necessary to apply to a letter differentiation method i.e. a, b etc.

(Hovhannisyan, 2006a; Hovhannisyan, 2006b; Hovhannisyan, 2006c).

 

For a website publication:

Texts of the articles submitted in a website usually vary from their printed versions, that is why in case of citing the latter website ver­sions, it is necessary to indicate the approp­riate electronic address, moreover, the cita­tion of the printed version is not accepted:

Simon, H.A. & Chase, W.G. (1973). Skill in Chess. American Scientist 61(4), pp. 394-403 July-August, 1973

from https://digitalcollections.library.cmu.edu/awweb/awarchive?type=file&item=44582

Chabris, F.C. & Hearst, E.S. (2003). Visualization, pattern recognition, and forward search: effects of playing speed and sight of the position on grandmaster chess errors. Cognitive Science 27(4), 637-648 doi.org/10.1016/S0364-0213(03)00032-6

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