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  • JJA is published in Arabic and in English. All manuscripts must include an abstract containing a maximum of 150 words typed on a separate sheet paper along with keywords which will help readers to search through related databases.

  • Papers should be computer-typed and double- spaced. Three copies are to be submitted (Two copies with no author names or author identity but one copy with author(s)’ names and address) together with a compact disk (CD) compatible with IBM (Ms Word97, 2000, XP), font 14 Normal/ Arabic and 12 English.

  • Papers including figures, drawings, tables and appendices should not exceed thirty (30) pages (size A4). Figures and tables should not be colored or shaded and should be placed in their appropriate places in the text with their captions.

  • Papers submitted for publication in JJA are sent, if initially accepted, to at least two specialist referees, who are selected by the editor-in-chief confidentially.

  • JJA reserves the right to ask the author to omit, reformulate, or re-word his/her manuscript or any part thereof in a manner that conforms to publication policy.

  • JJA sends to the authors letters of acknowledgment, acceptance, or rejection.

  • Accepted papers are published based on the date of final acceptance for publication.

  • Documentation: JJA applies APA (American Psychological Association) guide for research publication in general and the English system documentation in particular. Researchers should abide to authentication style in writing references, names of authors and citations. Also he/she should refer to the primary sources and publication ethics.

  • The researcher should submit a copy of each appendix she/he based their research on (if available) such as programs, tests ... etc. and should submit a written statement in which he acknowledges other peoples’ copyrights (individual right) and should specify the method for those who benefit from the research to obtain a copy from the programs or tests.

  • Copyright of accepted articles belongs to JJA.

  • JJA will not pay to the authors for accepted articles.

  • Ten offprint will be sent free of charge to the principal author of the published manuscripts as well as a copy of JJA in which the article is published.

  • Arranging articles in JJA is based on editorial policy.

  • Opinions expressed in JJA are solely those of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the policy of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Yarmouk University.

  • The author should submit a written consent that his/her article is not published or submitted to any other journal.

  • Published articles will be stored in the University online database and retrieving is subject to the database’s policy.