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Introduction to Potential Authors

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Introduction to Potential Authors


Manuscipts should be submitted to ACOMS+

Review Process

Upon receipt, authors will be notified by the editor of the appropriateness of the submission. Following the preliminary editorial assessment manuscripts will receive three blind reviews. The review process normally takes three months to conclude.
- To submit thorough E-Mail :
- For further inquiries, please contact executive secretary of KSET:

Educational Technology International Research Article Guidelines

The style and punctuation of the references should conform to strict APA style. In general, Educational Technology International follows the recommendations of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Seventh Edition).

Article Title

Concise & informative State the main topic of the manuscript in the title. Include relevant information about the design of the study. Capitalize all words except prepositions, articles, and conjunctions. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.
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Title: Educational Technology International

Author names and affiliations

Provide the first names or initials (if used), middle names or initials (if used), and surnames for all authors in the order that they should appear if published. As well, provide university or organization including the country name below the names.
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Gildong HONG Chulsu KIM
Seoul Nat’l International
University Christian University
Korea Japan
Corresponding author

Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. Ensure that affiliation including department and the e-mail address are provided in a footnote on the first page of the article. Contact details must be kept up to date by the corresponding author.
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* Dept. of Education, Korea National University of Education


A concise and factual abstract is required, of between 150-250 words. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions.
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Include the following:
• a statement of the main research question or problem under investigation;
• the essential features of the study method and the basic findings; and
• the conclusions, significance, and recommendations.


Immediately after the abstract, provide a list of keywords, avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, "and", "of"). Be sparing with abbreviations: only abbreviations firmly established in the field may be eligible.
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Keywords: Social network, Social media, Social constructivism, Affordance, Human visual intelligence, Network theory


This journal does not publish footnotes except the first page.

Styles and Fonts

Fonts: Garamond with 11-point font size

Levels of Headings:

1 Garamond with 13-point font size, Centered, Boldface, Uppercase and lowercase
2 Arial with 11-point font size, Flush left, Boldface, Uppercase and lowercase
3 Garamond with 11-point font size, Indented, Boldface, Lowercase paragraph heading ending with a period.

Include figures (e.g., a graph, chart, map, drawing, photograph) only if they augment the text and do not duplicate information. Provide a sufficiently descriptive caption beneath each figure that serves as a title and explains the figure. Italicize the term Figure # and place a period after it (e.g., Figure 1.). Capitalize the first word and place a period at the end of the caption.


Figure 1. Illustration of the unbundling of the traditional faculty role.

Explain the symbols in a figure in a legend. Use the same font and font size in the legend as in the figure. Refer to a figure as closely as possible to its appearance in the text. Number figures consecutively using Arabic numbers.


Place a concise title below the table number. Capitalize the table title. Do not place a colon or period after the table number and title. Number tables consecutively using Arabic numbers.


Table 1
The Cultural Dimensions of Learning Framework

Produce cell-based tables using a spreadsheet program or the tables feature in a word- processing program. Do not produce tables as graphic objects. In the text, refer to the table by its number, not by its placement (e.g., above, below). In table headings, capitalize the first letter of the first word only (e.g., Course goal) unless capitalization is required (e.g., proper nouns, acronyms).


Prepare an unnumbered reference list in alphabetical order by author. Include the names of all contributing authors. Ensure that all references are accurate and that only references cited in the text appear in the reference section. When there is more than one article by the same author(s), list the most recent paper first. Citations in the text and list should follow the referencing style used by the American Psychological Association. You are referred to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition. For more information on citing sources, visit APA Style at Below are examples of reference formats.

Text: List two or more works by different authors who are cited within the same parentheses in alphabetical order by the first author’s surname. Separate the citations with semicolons.


Several studies (Jung, 2009; Rha, 2003)

List: References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters 'a', 'b', 'c', etc., placed after the year of publication.


Reference to a journal publication:
Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J. A. J., & Lupton, R. A. (2010). The art of writing a scientific article. Journal of Scientific Communications, 163, 51–59.
Reference to a book:
Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (2000). The elements of style. (4th ed.). Longman.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Mettam, G. R., & Adams, L. B. (2009). How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In B. S. Jones & R. Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the electronic age (pp. 281–304). E-Publishing Inc.

Author affiliations and pictures

Present the authors' affiliations with picture. Indicate all affiliations and interests, e-mail address.
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