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Ethiopian Journal of Education and Sciences: Submissions

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Author Guidelines

General: Journal of Education and Sciences is the product of Jimma University Education Faculty, Jimma, Ethiopia. It publishes original research findings, experiments, action research, case studies, brief communications, book and literature review on educational knowledge like teaching methods and abstract theories; views and observations through letters to the editors; notable papers presented in conferences; constructive letters related to material production and development of the journal. Areas of studies for consideration are educational studies including practicum and community oriented studies, language and literature studies, humanities and behavioral sciences, current sensitive issues like gender and HIV/AIDS. Priority will be given to educational and science studies, and information on teaching and learning facilitation. The journal is published bi-annually in English Language; by the Faculty of Education RPC; in consultation with the RPO of the University.

Manuscripts: Manuscripts submitted are subject for peer review of at least two experts in the field related to the study. Three copies of double spaced A4 sized paper with a maximum of 20 –30 pages (2000-3000) are to be submitted. The manuscript should follow the format: title page, abstract, introduction, methods, result, discussion, conclusion and recommendation, acknowledgement, references, tables and figures each in a separate paper with appropriate heading and legend arranged according to their sequential appearance indicated by Arabic numerals. A cover letter signed by all authors should accompany the manuscript during submission.
Cover page: Title, author(s) name, academic status and address; date/year
Abstract: in a separate page not exceeding 250 words, describing site, population, objectives, study and sampling designs, conclusion and recommendation.
Materials and methods: includes population and site, study and sampling designs, methods and instruments of data collection, analysis and ethical issues.
Results: should present the major findings of the study, text, tables, figures of only important observations; not more than seven tables and figures.
Discussion: is to elaborate important aspects of the study relating with other relevant studies and the future implication.
Conclusion and Recommendation: summarize the conclusion based on the major findings followed by recommendation.
Acknowledgement: should be in a separate paper and must be brief and short.

References: The style of the reference materials writing must be alphabetical order based on the author’s name followed by year, title, journal (or city and publisher), volume number and page. Referred or quoted materials must be acknowledged, plagiarism is illegal and unethical. Direct quotation should be exact and as short as possible. Some examples are as follows.
PUBLISHED ARTICLES
Melakebrhan and Melake D. (1995). Attrition Rates among student nurses at Gondar College of Medical Sciences. Ethiop. J. Health Dev. 9(2). 87-90

Zeleke D. (1997). Trainee Evaluations on Major area course offerings. The Ethiopian Journal of Education. XVII, 2 : 42-62

 

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ISSN: 1998-8907
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