Distance Learning

For Educators, Trainers, and Leaders

Sponsored by the U.S. Distance Learning Association, The Patel College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University And Information Age Publishing

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MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION GUIDELINES

Articles are accepted from authors with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning. No page costs are charged authors, nor are stipends paid. Two copies of the issue with the author’s article will be provided. Reprints will also be available.

1. Manuscripts should be written in Microsoft Word, saved as a .doc file or docx file, and sent on flash drive or CD.

2. Single space the entire manuscript. Use 12 point Times New Roman (TNR) font.

3. Laser print two copies of the paper.

4. Margins: 1” on all sides.

5. Do not use any page numbers or embedded commands. Documents that have embedded commands will be returned.

6. Include a cover sheet with the paper’s title and with the names, affiliations and addresses of all authors. High-resolution professional photographs of all authors should be included and should have a file size larger than 500kb.

7. Submit the paper on a flash drive or CD that is clearly marked. The name of the manuscript file should reference the author. In addition, submit two paper copies. Send the digital and paper copies to:

Michael R. Simonson
Editor
Distance Learning journal
Fischler College of Education
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
simsmich@nova.edu

The Manuscript

Word Processor Format
Manuscripts should be written in Microsoft Word.

Length
There is no mandatory length. The average manuscript is between 3,000 and 5,000 words.

Text
Regular text: 12 point TNR, left justified
Paper title: 14 point TNR, centered
Author listing: 12 point TNR, centered
Section headings: 12 point TNR, centered
Section subheading: 12 point TNR, left justified

Do not type section headings or titles in all-caps, only capitalize the first letter in each word. All type should be single-spaced. Allow one line of space before and after each heading. Indent, 0.5”, the first sentence of each paragraph.

Figures and Tables
Figures and tables should fit width 6 1/2" and be incorporated into the document.

Page Numbering
Do not include or refer to any page numbers in your manuscript.

Graphics
We encourage you to use visuals—pictures, graphics, charts—to help explain your article. Graphics images (.jpg) should be included at the end of your paper. Graphic images should be at least 500 kb in size.

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