Journal of Academic Ethics: Theory and Practice is the publication of the Association of Academic Ethics. The journal is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed and electronic journal. It is published twice a year (May-November). It is a peer-reviewed journal that is published in Turkish and English. The journal publishes original studies (empirical and theoretical), reviews, book reviews, case reports articles in all fields in Turkish and English, gives priority to studies on health ethics, management ethics, research ethics, and teaching ethics publishes an article. Our journal aims to contribute to the development of quality in higher education and to the ethical development of business life with propositions developed for business life by contributing to the ethical dimension of management, research and teaching issues in higher education.
Studies submitted to the journal for publication should not have been previously published in a journal, accepted for publication and evaluated. Studies presented in the congress or symposium should be indicated on the title page of the article. In Turkish articles, integrity of the Turkish language should be preserved, and the English texts should be understandable and error-free. Submitted articles must be arranged according to the journal rules and ready for printing. The responsibility of the ideas advocated in the articles belongs to the author. The copyright of the published articles belongs to the journal and cannot be transferred, even partially, without the permission of the journal.
Journal of Academic Ethics: Theory and Practice accepts the principle of compliance with the provisions and principles within the scope of Helsinki Declaration (2013 revision), Higher Education Council Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Directive (dated 29.08.2012, numbered 2012.18.946), Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, www.nap.edu/catalog/5140.html, Regulation on Working Procedures and Principles of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs Animal Experiments Ethics Committees (dated February 15, 2014, numbered 28914), Ministry of Health Regulation on Clinical Research of Medicines and Biological Products (13.04.2013 date, 28617 number) in all studies involving "human" and/or "animal".
Journal of Academic Ethics: Theory and Practice, Helsinki Declaration (2013 revision), Higher Education Council Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Directive (dated 29.08.2012, numbered 2012.18.946) in all studies involving "human" and/or "animal", Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, www.nap.edu / catalog / 5140.html, Regulation on the Working Procedures and Principles of Animal Experiments Ethics Committees of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs (dated 15 February 2014, 28914), accepts the principle of compliance with the provisions and principles within the scope of the Regulation on Clinical Research of Medicines and Biological Products (13.04.2013, number 28617).
In the presence of such researches, the authors must state in the " Methods" section of the article that they conducted the study in accordance with these principles and that the approval was obtained from the ethics committees of their institutions (name of the board, date and issue number).
The authors must state that they receive "Informed Consent" from their research participants in the "Materials and Methods, Ethical Aspects of the Research" sections of all studies involving the "Human" element. It should be noted that informed consent has been obtained from parents/first-degree responsible individuals on behalf of individuals who are not capable of making decisions (children, unconscious patients, etc.).
Our open access journal does not charge any fee from the authors.
PUBLICATION POLICY AND PROCESS
Articles submitted for evaluation for publication should not be in the evaluation process in another journal and should not have been published anywhere before.
The articles evaluated are subject to plagiarism control.
Applications that are approved by the editor are forwarded to two referees who are experts in their field. Evaluations are made by two blind referee systems. As a result of the evaluation, if the referee views conflict, the study is sent to the 3rd referee and the final decision is made by the editor according to the results.
Evaluations; It can be accepted, accepted after revisions, re-evaluated after corrections and not published.
An "author" is considered to be an independent intellectual contributor to a published work and must meet the following five criteria:
- Make significant contributions to the conceptual or design stages of the study or to the collection/processing, analysis, or interpretation of data,
- Make important intellectual / conceptual critical arrangements regarding the preparation of the study draft or the content.
- Author must approve the work ready for publication,
- Acknowledge responsibility for all of the work, ensuring that questions regarding the accuracy and integrity of any part of the work are properly investigated and resolved.
- Names stated as authors must be of authorship; The names of those of this nature should be reported sequentially in the study.
If any financial (cash-in-kind) support has been provided to the submitted research, the authors should explain whether there is a relationship of interest with the institutions providing this support, if any (institution/organization, type of support) and should indicate at the bottom of the title page. No fee/compensation is paid for the articles published in the journal. The editorial board acknowledges that the author (s) undertake that they will not send their articles to another journal until the evaluation process is completed.
The authors are responsible for the compliance of the manuscript with rules such as ethical, scientific, and legal. "The Manuscript Copyright Transfer Form" in the manuscript tracking system must be filled in and signed by all authors and uploaded to the submission system. Click for “The Manuscript Copyright Transfer Form”.
GENERAL RULES FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE MANUSCRIPT
- Manuscript to be submitted to the journal should be prepared according to the spelling rules of the journal.
- The length of the manuscript should not exceed 6000 words except the title page, abstract, references, tables/figures/images.
- The manuscript should be written in Microsoft Word program, on A4 paper size, 2.5 cm margins from each side of the page, 1.5 line spacing, main text justified and without paragraph indentation in Times New Roman font, 11 pt and in all title must use Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
- Article titles, each title should appear on a separate line. All letters of the main titles (Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusion, References) should be written in capital, bold and centered. First level sub-headings are capitalized, bold and justified; second level subtitles with capital, bold, italic and justified; Third-level sub-headings should be written in capital, bold, italic, indented and justified.
- Numbering should be used in article titles. Main titles are "1., 2., .."; first-level subtitles “1.1., 1.2.,….”; second-level subtitles "1.1.1., 1.1.2.,…."; third-level subtitles “184.108.40.206., 220.127.116.11” should be numbered as. (Numbering should not be used in the Abstract, Acknowledgment, Additional Supplementary sections). A short title can be given to any subsection.
- The page number should be given in 9 font size, starting from 1 in the upper left corner of the page.
- Standard abbreviations should be used in the text and they should be written without abbreviation where they are mentioned first. In the abbreviations at the beginning of the paragraph, the full name of the abbreviations should be written.
- Statistical data such as Cronbach Alpha and p values should be three-valued, and for decimal numbers, "commas" should be used in Turkish texts and "dot" in English texts. (Sample writing style for Turkish texts: Cronbach alpha = 0,545, p = 0,002 and sample writing style for English texts: Cronbach alpha = 0.545, p = 0.002).
- Additional information such as scales and questionnaires used in the study can be added as a separate Word file.
- Full-text English articles that have been pre-checked are passed through a language check. In case of need, a certificate or document proving that it has passed the English language control is requested.
Title and Author Information Page
Title and author information page should be given on a single page, separate from the main text. On the title page of the article, the Turkish title of the article should be written in capital, bold and left-justified. English title should be written in capital, bold, italic, and left-justified. The recommended article title length is 10-12 words.
The title of the article, authors' names, surnames (in capital letters), titles, institutions, ORCID numbers, contributions to the article, correspondence address of the author responsible for correspondence, telephone, and e-mail address, and fax number (if any) should be written. This information should only be given on the title page and not within the manuscript. If the manuscript has been presented as an abstract before, the congress and date of the paper, if any, the persons and organizations that support the study financially should be specified. Click for Title and Author Information Page Template File.
Main Text File
- Research Article: The research article should consist of Turkish and English Abstract, Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusion, Acknowledgments, and References if any and Table / Figure / Picture. In studies requiring ethics committee and institutional permission, information about the permission (name of the board, date, and number) should be included in the subheading of "Method, ". Ethics committee approval must be uploaded to the journal park system during article submission. The research article should be organized according to the templates given in the link. Click for the template.
- Case Reports: These are articles that present and discuss the characteristics of one or more cases that have scientific features and importance from clinical evaluation, observation, or any other perspective. Case reports include Title Page, Turkish and English Abstract, Introduction, Method, Case Report, Discussion and Conclusion, if have any Acknowledgment, References, Table / Figure / Picture. Main text subheadings are arranged as required by the content of the text. Case reports can be supported by photographs and flow charts. Expressions stating that the necessary permissions have been obtained for the photos and flowcharts should be indicated. Statements stating that the informed consent form was signed should be included in the subheading of " Methods". Case consent form in case reports must be uploaded to the journal park system during article submission. The case report should be arranged according to the templates given in the link. Click for the template.
- Review Article: These are the articles in which original ideas that address important theoretical or practical problems related to their subject are produced and discussed. The main text of the review; It includes Turkish and English Abstract, Introduction, Conclusion, References, and Table / Figure / Picture sections; Main text sub-headings are arranged as required by the text content. The review article should be organized according to the templates given in the link Main Text File. Click for the template.
Although the subtitles to be included in the main text file vary according to the article type, they should be structured in the format described below.
Turkish and English Abstract
Turkish and English abstracts should be included under the title of the abstract. Turkish abstract text should not exceed 250 words for all article types. Turkish and English abstracts should be included in separate pages in the main text file. It is obligatory to include a 250-word English abstract in articles whose language is English. Subtitles of the Abstract section in research articles; Objective, Material and Method, Results, and Conclusion should be structured with subtitles for Turkish and English. Abstracts should be written without structuring in reviews and case reports. There should be at least three and at most five keywords at the end of the abstracts.
Keywords should be written according to MESH-Medical Subject Headings (https://meshb.nlm.nih.gov/search). Except for the first keyword, the first letter of all other keywords should be written in lowercase, a comma should be used between the words and a period should be placed after the last word. In the summary text section, the first line of the paragraphs should be left-justified and not indented. The abstract should not include references and abbreviations.
1.1. First Subheading (if any) (First Level Heading)
1.1.1. Secondary Subheading (if any) (Second Level Heading)
"In this section, the basic information related to manuscript and rationale of the manuscript should briefly be mentioned by using subheadings when needed."
At the end of the introduction, the aim of the study and research questions or hypotheses should be written.
2.1. First Subheading (if any) (First Level Heading)
2.1.1. Secondary Subheading (if any) (Second Level Heading)
“This section is used in research articles and case reports”
Using the subheadings in this section, the type of the research, place where the research was conducted, the population/sample of the research, data collection tools, measurements/ intervention/procedure (if the research is an experimental or quasi-experimental study), evaluation of the data and statements indicating compliance with research and publication ethics should be included. In studies requiring ethics committee and institutional permission, information about the permission (name of the ethics committee, date, and number) should be included. It should be stated that informed consent of participants was obtained. It should be stated that informed consent was obtained from parents/first-degree responsible individuals on behalf of individuals who are not capable of making decisions (children, unconscious patients, etc.).
- RESULTS/CASE REPORT
3.1. First Subheading (if any) (First Level Heading)
3.1.1. Secondary Subheading (if any) (Second Level Heading)
This section is used for research articles and case reports. In this section, the findings of the study should be presented systematically in a way to answer the research questions or hypothesis by using subheadings if needed. If necessary, the text should be supported by using tables and figures. In the Results section, descriptive statistics (number, percentage, mean, standard deviation, etc.), the statistical tests used, test, and probability (p) values should be written clearly. Statistical data such as Cronbach Alpha and p values should be given by using three decimals, and "commas" should be used in Turkish texts and "points" should be used in English texts for expressing decimals. (sample for writing style for Turkish texts: Cronbach alfa= 0,545, p=0,002; and sample for writing style for English texts: Cronbach alfa= 0.545, p=0.002).
- DISCUSSION and CONCLUSION
4.1. Firstly Subheading (if any) (First Level Heading)
4.1.1. Secondary Subheading (if any) (Second Level Heading)
This section is used for research articles and case reports. In this section, the findings of the study should be discussed together with the results of the relevant national and international studies by using subheadings if needed. This section should include a discussion of original findings, not a general review.
The research results should be summarized and recommendations should be made in line with
The bibliography list should include all references cited in the text. APA 6 (American Psychological Association) bibliography style should be used in the use of references and bibliography within the text. https://apastyle.apa.org/?apaSessionKey=xjFgb0abmCkuTQF0sIDCs0AT
The number of tables should be limited to five. If more than five tables are submitted, editor approval is required. The number and heading of the table should be written in italicized, bold, and using 10 points font, placed at the top of the table, leaning to the left, and the first letters of the words should be capitalized.
A dot should be used after the table number. Tables should not contain vertical lines. Each table should be referred to in the text. In the table, line spacing should be one-spaced, the font should be 10 points and center. Descriptions of the table should be written under the table by using 9 points-font with one-space line spacing. Each table should be referred to in the text. If the table is taken from another source, the source should be indicated as a footnote below the table. Tables should be uploaded to the system as a MS Word file following the references, each on a separate page. If there is a previously published table in the manuscript, the author should obtain written permission from the copyright owner and authors, and indicate the permission in the manuscript.
Figures / Graphics and Images
The total number of figures/graphics and images should be limited to five. Editor approval is required if more than five figures/graphics and images are submitted. Each of the figures/graphics and images should be on separate pages with a number and title, and the title should be located under the figures/graphics. The name of the figure/graphic and image should be left-leaned, 10 points-font, and the first letters of the words should be written in capital, italic and bold. If the figure/graphic title is longer than one line, the second line should be aligned with the first line on the left and line spacing should one-spaced. The source should be indicated as a footnote under the tables, figures, and images for the materials taken from another source. Figures should be in digital format, be recorded in .tiff, and be at least 600 dpi resolution. Figures/graphics or images must be uploaded into the system as an MS Word file, each on a separate page. If there is a previously published figure/graphic and image in the manuscript, the author of the manuscript should obtain written permission from the copyright holder and authors and indicate the permission received in the manuscript.
The author(s), if they see it necessary, can write a short acknowledgment in a few sentences to people whose contributions do not meet the status of authorship, but were deserved to be mentioned. Herein, the contributions of the people who are acknowledged (for example, financial or equipment support, technical assistance) should clearly be stated (eg: "scientific consultancy", "draft revision", "data collection", "participation in the clinical trial").
REFERENCE WRITING STYLES
- Journal article, one author
Lipson, C. (1991). Why are some international agreements informal? International organization, 45, 495–538.
In-text (Lipson, 1991)
- Journal article, two author
Koremenos, B., Lipson, C., & Snidal, D. (2001). The rational design of international institutions. International Organization, 55, 761–799.
In-text (Koremenos, Lipson, & Snidal, 2001) for first reference (Koremenos vd., 2001) for second reference and after
- Journal article, multiple authors
Koremenos, B., Lipson, C., & Snidal, D. (2001). The rational design of international institutions. International Organization, 55, 761–799.
In-text (Koremenos, Lipson, & Snidal, 2001) for first reference (Koremenos et al., 2001) for second reference and after
- Journal article, online
Conway, P. (2003). Truth and reconciliation: The road not taken in Namibia. Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution, 5(1). Retrieved December 26, 2003, from http://www.trinstitute.org/ojpcr/ 5 1conway.htm
In-text (Conway, 2003)
- Journal article, foreign language
Maignan, I., & Swaen, V. (2004). La responsabilite´ sociale d’une organisation: Integration des perspectives marketing et manageriale [The social responsibility of an organization: Integration of marketing and managerial perspectives]. Revue Franca¸ ise du Marketing, 200, 51–66.
In-text (Maignan & Swaen, 2004)
- Newspaper or magazine article, no author
The United States and the Americas: One history in two halves. (2003, December 13). Economist, 36.
In-text (United States and the Americas, 2003)
- Newspaper or magazine article, with author
Bruni, F. (2003, December 26). Pope pleads for end to terrorism and war. New York Times [national ed.], p. A21.
In-text (Bruni, 2003) or, if necessary, (Bruni, 2003, December 26)
- Book, one author
Mitchell, J. J. (2001). The mental and emotional life of teenagers. Calgary, AB: Detselig Enterprises.
In-text (Mitchell, 2001)
- Books, several by same author
Elster, J. (1989a). The cement of society: A study of social order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
In-text (Elster, 1989a)
- Book, multiple authors
Murphy, M. A., Lai, D., & Sookraj, D. (1997). Evaluation of the neighborhood (congregate) meal program: Final report. Kelowna, BC: Kelowna Home Support Society.
Citations in text: First Citation: (Murphy, Lai, & Sookraj, 1997) Subsequent: (Murphy et al., 1997)
- Book, editors
Gibbs, I. T., & Huang, L. N. (Eds.). (1991). Children of color: Psychological interventions with minority youth, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
- Book, multiple editions
Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (2000). The elements of style (4th ed.). New York: Longman.
In-text (Strunk & White, 2000)
- Book, edited
Shweder, R. A., Minow, M., & Markus, H. (Eds.). (2002). Engaging cultural differences: The multicultural challenge in liberal democracies. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press.
In-text (Shweder, Minow, & Markus, 2002)
- Book, online
Reed, J. (1922). Ten days that shook the world. Project Gutenberg. Etext 3076. Retrieved January 12, 2004, from ftp://ibiblio.org/pub/ docs/books/gutenberg/etext02/10daz10.txt
In-text (Reed, 1922)
- Reprint of earlier edition
Smith, A. (1976). An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. E. Cannan (Ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Original work published 1776)
In-text (Smith, 1776/1976)
- Translated volume
Weber, M. (1958). The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism. T. Parsons (Trans.). New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. (Original work published 1904–1905)
In-text (Weber, 1904–1905/1958)
- Chapter in edited book
Keohane, R. (1983). The demand for international regimes. In S. Krasner (Ed.), International regimes (pp. 56–67). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
In-text (Keohane, 1983)
Orr, H. A. (2003, August 14). What’s not in your genes. [Review of the book Nature via nurture: Genes, experience, and what makes us human]. New York Review of Books, 50, 38–40.
In-text (Orr, 2003)
- Unpublished paper, poster session, dissertation, or thesis
Tsygankov, A. (2004, February). Russia’s identity and foreign policy choices. Paper presented at the Program on International Politics, Economics, and Security, University of Chicago.
In-text (Tsygankov, 2004)
Kremer, M., & Zwane, A. P. (2005). Encouraging private sector research for tropical agriculture [Abstract]. World Development, 33, 87.
In-text (Kremer & Zwane, 2005)
- Encyclopedia, hard copy and online
Balkans: History. (1987). In Encyclopaedia Britannica (15th ed., Vol. 14, pp. 570–588). Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica.
In-text (Balkans: History, 1987)
- Reference book, hard copy and online
Pendergast, S., & Pendergast, T. (Eds.). (2003). Reference guide to world literature (3rd ed., 2 vols.). Detroit: St. James Press/ Thomson-Gale
In-text (Pendergast & Pendergast, 2003)
- Personal communication
Personal communications that cannot be retrieved or examined by third parties should not be included in the reference list. They should be fully described in the text.
In-text (David A. Grossberg, personal communication, May 6, 2005)
- Television program
Long, T. (Writer), & Moore, S. D. (Director). (2002). Bart vs. Lisa vs. 3rd Grade [Television series episode]. In B. Oakley & J. Weinstein (Producers), The Simpsons. Episode: 1403 F55079. Fox.
In-text (Simpsons, 2002) or (Bart vs. Lisa, 2002)
Huston, J. (Director/Writer). (1941). The Maltese falcon [Motion picture]. Perf. Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Elisha Cook Jr. Based on novel by Dashiell Hammett. Warner Studios. U.S.: Warner Home Video, DVD (2000).
In-text (Maltese falcon, 1941) or (Maltese falcon, 2000)
Reference list Adams, Ansel. (1927). Monolith, the face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park [photograph]. Art Institute, Chicago.
In-text (Adams, 1927)
- Government document, hard copy and online
A bill to promote the national security by providing for a national defense establishment: Hearings on S. 758 before the Committee on Armed Service, Senate. 80th Cong., 1 (1947).
In-text (Bill to Promote National Security, 1947)
- Web site, entire
Digital History Web site. (2004). S. Mintz (Ed.). Retrieved January 10, 2004, from http://www .digitalhistory.uh.edu/index.cfm?
In-text (Digital History, 2004)
- Web page, with author
Lipson, C. (2004). Advice on getting a great recommendation. Retrieved February 1, 2004, from http://www.charleslipson.com/courses/ Getting-a-good-recommendation.htm
In-text (Lipson, 2004)
- Web page, no author
I Love Lucy: Series summary. (2004). Sitcoms Online. Retrieved May 4, 2005, from http://www.sitcomsonline.com/ilovelucy.html
In-text (I Love Lucy: Series summary, 2004)
- Weblog, entry or comment
Drezner, D. (2004, February 1). Entry post. Retrieved February 2, 2004, from http://www .danieldrezner.com/blog/
In-text (Drezner, 2004)