As 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.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
Submission of Manuscripts 1. Manuscript length should be between 3000 and 5,000 words . 2. The font type required is Roman Times, 11pt. 3. The first page of the manuscript must contain the following information: Title of the article Name(s) and affiliation of author(s) ,complete address and fax numbers and e-mail address. On the same title page of the manuscript, there should be an abstract, keywords and subsequently the text of the article. 4. The abstract should be between 150 and 250 words and to include, the purpose of the paper, the scope, the objectives, the methodology and approach, the findings, the practical applications and significance. 5. The keywords should be informative and should be added just after the abstract. 6. Main section headings in the manuscript must be capitalized and bold and sub-headings under the main headings should be bold and in upper-lower case. 7. Figures, charts and diagrams should be kept to a minimum. And intergrated within the text. They should be in either of these format, MS powerpoint, tif, jif, jpeg, bmp and sized to fit within a 15cm wide page.
Format 1. All manuscripts should be submitted as a word document, 1.5 spacing and 1.5 left and right margins. All articles should be uploaded onto the system by authors who need first need to register before login.For any problem cantact deputy editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 2. All articles are subjected to double blind reviewing process. Authors should receive information about the status of their articles within one month. 3. Papers that are amended accordingly will be published in the earliest issue possible.
Accuracy It is the responsibility of the author to check the accuracy of all data, statements and references. All articles should be subjected to grammerly for spelling checks before submission.
Copyright It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to the journal have not been published, accepted for publication, nor simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere. By submitting a manuscript, the author(s) agree that copyright for the article is transferred to the publisher, if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication.
Style 1. The style of the manuscript should follow the APA reference Style. Check out this reference system and use it. 2. References should be cited in the text using the ‘name and date style’, (Summers, 1993) or (summers, 1993,p.34). 3. References at the end of the article should be listed in alphabetical order and examples are indicated below: Derwing, T. M., Rossiter, M. J., & Munro, M. J. (2002). Teaching native speakers to listen to foreign-accented speech. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 23(4), 245-259.
Thomas, H. K. (2004). Training strategies for improving listeners' comprehension of foreign-accented speech (Doctoral dissertation). University of Colorado, Boulder.
Kraizer, S. (2011). Preventing bullying. Retrieved from http://safechild.org/categoryparents/preventing-bullying/
Tables, Figures and Illustrations Tables, figures and illustrations should be integrated within the text of the article.
The articles submitted to KNUMJ should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal. Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. For ease of dissemination and to ensure proper policing of use, papers and contributions become the legal copyright of the publisher unless otherwise agreed. The editors may make use of software for checking the originality of submissions received.
Prior to article submission, authors should clear permission to use any content that has not been created by them. Failure to do so may lead to lengthy delays in publication. KNUMJ is unable to publish any article which has permissions pending. The rights KNUMJ require are:
Non-exclusive rights to reproduce the material in the article or book chapter.
Print and electronic rights.
Worldwide English language rights.
To use the material for the life of the work (i.e. there should be no time restrictions on the re-use of material e.g. a one-year license).