Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- Submission is in MS Word or rich text format.
If you are submitting a Research Article, the word count is between 4000 and 7000 and have indicated this on the front page of your article.
If you are submitting a Note, Literature Review, or Book Review, you have clearly indicated this in the metadata and note to Editor.
- The submission has not been previously published and is not under review at another journal. If your article is derived from a thesis or dissertation, please provide the name of the institution to which it was submitted, the date of submission, the author(s), and the supervisor.
- The text adheres to APA 7th edition stylistic and referencing requirements for the entire article, including the references and tables/figures, as outlined in the Author Guidelines.
The submission has been prepared for double-blind peer review by ensuring that there are no identifiers in the article. Authors must confirm that:
- They have deleted their names from the entire article, including references and citations, and have inserted "Author" in its place. Titles of published papers by the authors have been replaced with "Deleted for Peer Review."
- Author identification has been removed from the properties.
- All electronic references include the DOI if available. If no DOI has been issued, the URL should be included in the reference.
- If the submission is for a Special Issue, indicate the name of the Special Issue in the title and editor comment section.
- Data has been collected and analyzed in an appropriate manner, ensuring regard for the privacy of subjects. The researcher(s) confirm that they have followed ethical standards for research involving human participants such as those at detailed for Canadian researchers. If an AI application (e.g., Bard, ChatGPT) has been used, this must be acknowledged.
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