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Extended Abstract Submission

Researchers who wish to present their action research at the National Action Research Conference on Higher Education 2020 of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka should submit the extended abstracts in line with the guidelines given below.

Extended Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. Margins
    • inches (left) and 1 inch (top, right and bottom).
  2. Line space
    • 1.15 spacing except for the two sections, Authors and Short abstract.
  3. Font size and type
    • 11 in Times New Roman unless otherwise mentioned below (i.e. Authors, Short abstract, references and lettering within the tables and figures). Sinhala – font – Iskolapotha
    • All non-English words should be italicized.
  4. Length
    • Maximum 2000 words and minimum 1200 words. Maximum no. of pages 5, including references, tables, short abstract, charts and figures, if essential only.
  5. Software
    • Extended abstracts must be submitted in both MS Word and PDF File Formats only.
  6. Languages
    • English; either British or American spelling can be used; however, consistency in spelling is expected. Sinhala can also be used (Iskolapotha)
  7. Titles
    • Provide a title to your project. This should be less than twenty words.
    • Font size 14, bold and centered. Word limit is 20. Capitalize the first word of the title and subtitle and proper nouns only. Do not capitalize the rest.
  8. Authors
    • Name, affiliation, email of all authors, font 10. Underline the corresponding author’s email address. Line Space 1.15.
  9. Short abstract
    • A brief summary of the extended abstract, which should include all the key components. Approximately 350 words. Times New Roman, 11 font size. Line Space 1.15.

Download: Abstract Format

Please submit your abstract to narche@sjp.ac.lk