教育研究學報 – 投稿須知 Notes for Contributors

All papers considered appropriate for this journal are reviewed anonymously by at least two outside reviewers. Manuscripts will be evaluated on the basis of style as well as content. Journal policy prohibits an author from simultaneously submitting the same manuscript for concurrent consideration by two or more journals.

Submission of Manuscript

Three copies of the manuscript in English or Chinese should be submitted to the following address. Electronic submission via e-mail (hkier-journal@cuhk.edu.hk) is acceptable.

Editor, Educational Research Journal
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research
Room 204, Ho Tim Building
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sha Tin, N.T.
Hong Kong SAR, China

Preparation of Manuscript

In preparing manuscripts for publication in the ERJ, authors should follow the style and format of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2010) [For Chinese style guide, please click here].To ensure rapid and efficient processing of their submissions, authors are advised to adhere to the following guidelines.

Title Page — Authors should submit a separate cover sheet including the title of the manuscript, full name of author(s), institutional affiliation(s), running head, and full mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address of the author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Abstract page — An abstract of not more than 200 words should be included. For Chinese articles, the author is requested to submit an English abstract and an English title. After the abstract, three key words or phrases should be included.

Main text — Manuscripts should be in A4 double-spaced typescript. The length of English manuscripts should not be more than 7,000 words and while that of Chinese manuscripts should not be more than 10,000 characters.

Tables and Figures — Tables and figures should be typed on separate sheets. The appropriate position of tables (and figures) should be indicated in the manuscript. All figures must be camera-ready, suitable for reproduction. Figures will not normally be redrawn by the publisher.

Copyright — Authors of manuscripts accepted for publication must transfer copyright to the Hong Kong Educational Research Association. Authors are responsible for all statements made in their work, and for obtaining permission from copyright owners if they use illustrations or lengthy quotes that have been published elsewhere.

Computer disk — Upon acceptance of manuscripts for publication, authors should submit the final manuscript on a computer disk together with one hard copy.