Author's Guide

  1. Manuscripts should be written in MS Word.
  2. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically via The authors can trace the processes for their submitted paper in the e-Submission banner of the journal website. The questions about submission processes may be asked via email to or jksmed.ksme@gmail
  3. JKSMED requires all manuscripts including book reviews and commentaries to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA; so called the APA style), 7th edition. Research articles should not exceed 10,000 words excluding references and appendix. Book Reviews and Research Review are up to 5,000 words.
    • a) Title Page is to contain a running head (shortened title), a title, author(s)’ names, affiliation(s), a full address for correspondence, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address
    • b) A separate document called statements and declarations includes the followings: acknowledgements, ethics approval and consent to participate (if required), availability of data and materials, authors’ contributions, conflicts of interests
    • c) Main manuscript texts should be set to a normal, plain font, and 12-point Times Roman. Italics should be used for emphasis. The automatic page numbering function can be used to number the pages. Please use tab stops or other commands for indents, not the space bar. Please use the table function, not spreadsheets, to make tables.
    • d) Please provide an abstract of 100 to 250 words. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references. In addition, please provide 4 to 6 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.
    • e) All tables should be merged into the main text in appropriate locations, not attached at the end of the manuscript. Following the APA 7th edition guidelines, all tables are to be numbered using Arabic numerals. Tables should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order. A table title should be provided explaining the components of the table. Footnotes to tables should be indicated by superscript lower-case letters (or asterisks for significance values and other statistical data) and included beneath the table body.
    • f) Double quotation marks should be used and each quotation is followed by the corresponding page number. Quotations longer than 40 words should be indented half an inch without quotation marks.
  4. All manuscripts will be submitted to three reviewers for blind review. Notification of the status of your article will be sent within 4 weeks of reception of the article.
  5. There are page-charges associated with articles appearing in the Journal. The charges are US $200 for the first six pages or less and US $20 for each additional page. These charges are expected to be paid by the author’s institute, government agency or other organization. If the author or authors do not have access to such institutional support, these charges are waived. However, the Editorial Board will give some assignment to review articles submitted by others.
  6. All authors whose paper(s) appeared in Research in Mathematical Education become the members of the reviewer board.