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Journal publishes reports that describe the results of original theoretical or experimental research, reviews and short communications in the field of linguistics, pedagogy and psychology. The scientific articles are intelligible to a broad scientific audience. The journal publishes also information on events pertaining to science life.
Aims and Scope
Why subscribe and read
The focus of the Journal is – the results of original theoretical or experimental research on child's language. Journal publishes reports in the field of linguistics, pedagogy and psychology. The scientific articles are intelligible to a broad scientific audience.
This is a unique Journal and opportunity for publishing results of research on Child language.
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Instructions for Authors
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
GENERAL. Ad verba līberorum: Linguistics & Pedagogy & Psychology publishes reports that describe the results of original theoretical or experimental research, reviews and short communications in the field of linguistics, pedagogy and psychology. The scientific articles should be intelligible to a broad scientific audience. The journal publishes also information on events pertaining to science life.
Report should not be previously published or submitted for publication in other editions. Two or more experts, who accept the quality of scientific terminology and the originality of the submitted contributions, examine each manuscript anonymously. After publication the manuscript is not returned to the author.
You are invited to submit papers every year no later than May 1. Articles should be presented in English. The following items should be presented to the RTTEMA Child’s Language Research Center: electronic version of the article and 1 copy of the article (printed and designed according to the requirements). The articles may be up to 8 - 12 pages (not including the list of literature) and are requested to be sent in by e-mail email@example.com and address RPIVA BVPC, Imantas 7. linija 1 – 100, Riga, Latvia, LV 1083.
STRUCTURE OF THE ARTICLE
- Author’s and Co-authors’ name, surname (12 pt, Bold, All Caps, Left).
- Name of the institution author represents, country (12 pt, Normal, Left).
- Title of the article (14 pt, Bold, Centered).
- Short abstract(at least 3000 characters): abstract, 3-5 keywords (12 pt, Italic).
- Body of the article: introduction, aim of the study, motivation and methods, results and conclusions (12 pt, Normal).
- References (10 pt, Normal) are listed below the article in alphabetical order. Every reference has number.
- Appendices (10 pt, Normal). If needed, any other additional information should be presented.
- Information about the author (10 pt, Normal): academic position, scientific degree, name and surname (Bold), institution, address, telephone and fax number, e-mail address.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARTICLS
The article should be typewritten in A4 format, set in one column according to the following parameters: margins – 25 mm, text editor – Word, font – Times New Roman, font number 12, spaces between lines – 1.
Each paragraph should start with a 1,27 cm indention. Pages, tables, pictures etc. should be numbered and supplied on separate sheets, black and white with captions. Tables, diagrams, pictures etc. must be cited in the text. Arabic numbering should be used. The title of the table, diagram, picture etc. should be given. The size of tables etc. should not exceed A4 format page.
References - only to published, publicly available materials-when cited in the text, should be written as follows: (Clark 1983; 1987; Smith and Jones 1990, 24-45; Brown et al. 1995). In the list at the end of the manuscript, they should be arranged in alphabetical order. All authors of the reference should be mentioned. Sources written in the Cyrillic alphabet should be listed separately, at the end of the list of References in Latin alphabet.
References in English, German, and French should be given in the original languages; references in other languages should be given in the original language followed by the English translation of the title of the cited author's work in brackets [ ], and indication of language at the end of the reference in parentheses ( ). The following sections give detailed instructions on citing books, journal articles, newspaper articles, conference papers, theses, webpages and others. Accuracy of references are the responsibilities of the author.
Please provide all the required elements in the references to your paper.
Bish, D. L., Post, J. E. (eds.) (1989). Modern Powder Diffraction. Washington: The Mineral Society of America, pp. 369. Kalvelis, A. (2005). Nearitmiskā elektrokardioloģija [Non-Arhytmic Electrocardiography]. Rīga: Nacionālais apgāds, 176 lpp. (in Latvian). Николаев, К. A. (1990). Бобр [The Beaver]. Москва: Наука, с. 271 (in Russian).
Article in a book
Carrey, E. A. (1989). Peptide mapping. In: Creighton, T. E. (Ed.) Protein Structure (pp. 191-224). Oxford: ILR Press.
Nikora, V. (2006). Hydrodynamics of aquatic ecosystems: spatial-averaging perspective. Acta Geophysica, 55(1), 3-10. DOI: 10.2478/s11600-006-0043-6. Monod, J., Changeux, J. P. & Jacob, F. (1963). Allosteric proteins and cellular control systems. J. Mol. Biol. 20(3), pp. 306-329.
Proceedings from a conference
Field, G. (2001). Rethinking reference rethought. In: Revelling in Reference: Reference and Information Services Section Symposium, 12-14 October 2001 (pp. 59-64). Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Australian Library and Information Association.
Johnson, A. (2000). Abstract Computing Machines. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Retrieved March 30, 2006, from SpringerLink http://springerlink.com/content/w25154. DOI: 10.1007/b138965.
Begg, M. M. (2001). Dairy farm women in the Waikato 1946-1996: Fifty years of social and structural change. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Journal article from an online database
Czajgucki, Z., Zimecki, M. & Andruszkiewicz, R. (2006, December). The immunoregulatory effects of edeine analogues in mice [Abstract]. Cell. Mol. Biol. Lett. 12(3), 149-161. Retrieved December 6, 2006, from PubMed database on the World Wide Web: http://www.pubmed.gov. DOI: 10.2478/s11658-006-0061-z.
Walker, J. (1996, August). APA-style citations of electronic resources. Retrieved November 21, 2001, from http://www.cas.usf.edu/english/walker/apa.html
Smith, I. M. (1988). U.S. Patent No. 123,445. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Ludwig, T. (2002). PsychInquiry [computer software]. New York: Worth.
Dr. habil. philol. Dace Markus, Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (Riga, Latvia)
Dr. paed. Daina Dzintere, Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (Riga, Latvia)
Dr. psych. Tija Zīriņa, Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (Riga, Latvia)
Dr. phil. Zinny Bond, Ohio University (Ohio, USA)
Dr. philol. Regina Kvasyte, Shiauliai University (Shiauliai, Lithuania)
Dr. philol. Karl Pajusalu, University of Tartu (Tartu, Estonia)
Dr. philol. Natalia Gagarina, Center for General Linguistics (Berlin, Germany)
Dr. philol. Stella N. Ceytlin Herzen, State Pedagogical University of Russia (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Anna Celmiņa, Latvia
Dr. philol. Maija Brede, Latvia