The KEDI Journal of Educational Policy seeks to publish research that makes a significant
contribution to the understanding and practice of educational policy through scholarly articles and
reports on research projects of wide international scope. The aims are to make research
accessible to a broad international readership, including researchers, practitioners, and students
The Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) welcomes papers that will encourage and
enhance academic debate from new and established scholars.
3. Specifications for Manuscripts
The preferred style guide for the KEDI Journal of Educational Policy is explained in the Sixth Edition
of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009, hereafter “APA”)
The document size should be 8 1/2 x 11 – inches
The manuscript should be double-spaced with 1-inch margins on all sides
The type size should be 12 point Times New Roman.
The document is preferred in Microsoft Word format.
Type only one space after a period or other punctuation.
Type footnotes at the end of the text section of the manuscript.
Subheadings should be numbered in the following manner: 1. 1-1.
The title of the article, the preferred running head for publication, the name of the author(s),
and other contact information should be typed only on the first page for anonymity in the review
process. Type the running head at the top of the title page on the left side, centered in 14-point,
bold Times New Roman font. Only the first letter of the title should be capitalized.
The names of authors should be listed according to how much they contributed.
The byline should consist of two parts: the name of author and the name of his/her institutional
affiliation. For contact information, the address of affiliation and the author’s email address
should be written.
Pages should be numbered consecutively, beginning with the page after the title page.
The number should appear at the top of each page on the right. The running head should be
included five spaces to the left of the page number.
Be sure to include a single paragraph informative abstract of 100-120 words.
The complete title of the article should be specified above the abstract.
Five keywords of the article should be included at the bottom of the abstract.
The length of the articles should not exceed 30 pages, including references.
Tables and Figures
Tables and figures should be completely understandable, independent of the text.
Each table and figure must be mentioned in the text, given a title, and consecutively numbered with Arabic numerals.
Tables and figures should be placed at the end of the manuscript with their approximate locations indicated in the text.
Type the word ‘Table’ or ‘Figure’ without using < >, and write the corresponding Arabic numeral flush left at the top of table and at the bottom of figure. Double-space and
begin the table or figure title flush left. Only the first letter of the title should be capitalized.
Footnotes should be avoided. Information should be incorporated into the text.
However, when footnotes must be used, they should be typed on a separate sheet.
Also, they should be inserted at the end of the manuscript before the tables and figures.
Order of the Manuscript Pages
The title page, including the running head, title, byline with institutional affiliation, and author’s contact information (separate page, no page number)
Abstract (separate page, numbered page 1)
Text (start on a separate page, numbered page 2)
References (start on a separate page)
Appendixes (start on a separate page)
Footnotes (list together, start on a separate page)
Tables (start on a separate page)
Figures (start on a separate page)
Format of References
A list of references should contain only those cited in the text.
References should be indicated by giving the author’s name, with the year of the publication in parentheses. If some papers are written by same author and from the same year,
a. b. c. etc. should be put after the year of the publication.
Examples for Books
Hegel, G. W. F. (1977). Phenomenology of spirit. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Salvia, J., & Yesseldyke, J. E. (1995). Assessment (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (2000). Priniciples and standards for school
mathematics. Reston, VA: Author.
Winitz, H. (Ed.). (1981). The comprehension approach to foreign langua instruction. New York:
Examples for Journal Articles
Caterall, J. S. (1998), Risk and resilience in student transition to high schools. American Journal
of Education, 106(2), 302-333.
Rynders, J., Abery, B. H., Spiker, D., Olive, M. L., Sheran, C. P., & Zajac, R. J. (1997). Improving
educational programming for individuals with down syndrome: Engaging the fuller competence.
Down Syndrome Quarterly, 2, 1-11.
Miller, F. H., Choi, M. J., Angeli, L. L., Harland, A. A., Stamos, J. A., Thomas, S. T., . . . Rubin, L. H.
(2009). Web site usability for the blind and low-vision user. Technical Communication, 57, 323-335.
- Use the following in-text citation: (Miller et al., 2009).
Example for an Article or Chapter in an Edited Book
Lee, V. E. (1999). School size and the organiztion of secondary schools. In M. T. Hallinan (Ed.),
Handbook of the sociology of education (pp. 327-344). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.
Examples for a Magazine or Newspaper Article
Gardner, H. (1981. December). Do babies sing a universal son? Psychology Today, 70-76.
Seo, H. Y. (2004, September 8). Fun becomes keyword in children’s education.
The Korea Times, p. 4.
Examples for Reports
Yi, J. T., Kim, Y. H., Kim, J. W., Ryu, B. R., & Yun, J. H. (2001). The reality and causes of school
education crisis in Korea (Repot. No. ER 2001-1). Seoul:Korean Educational Development Institute.
Gottfredson, L. S. (1980). How valid are the reinforcement pattern scores? Report No. CSOS-R-292).
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University, Center for Social Organization of Schools.
(ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 182 465)
Examples for Proceedings of Meetings and Symposia
White, L. (1996). The tale of the ugly duckling. In D. Cahana, L. Hughes, & A. Zukowske (Eds.),
Proceedings of the 20th Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 83-92).
Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
Arimoto, A. (2004, February). Centralization and decentralization of higher education institutions: with
focus on Japanese case. Paper presented at the 2004 KEDI-World Bank International Seminar of
the Korean Educational Development Institute, Pohang, Korea.
Example for a Doctoral Dissertation or Master’s Thesis
Kevins. G. M. (1981). An analysis of ESL learners’ discourse patterns. Unpublished doctoral
dissertation. McGill University, Montreal.
Example for Internet Resources
Feenberg, A. (1999). Distance learning: Promise or threat? Retrieved January 6, 2000, from
Examples for Non-English Materials
Piaget, J., & Inhelder, B. (1951). The origin of the idea of chance in the child. Paris:Presses
Universitaires de France. (In French)
Jang, S. (2003). Financial, economic and educational analysis of class size policy.
(Report No. RR 2003-7). Seoul: Korean Educational Development Institute. (In Korean)
Format of Reference Citations in the Text
All references to monographs, articles, and statistical sources are to be identified at the
appropriate point in the text by the last name of author, year of publication, and pagination
where appropriate, all within parentheses.
Footnotes are to be used only for substantive observations. Specify subsequent citations
of the same source in the same way as the first one; do not use “ibid.,” “op. cit.,” or “loc. Cit.”
1. Pagination follows year of publication: (Lipset 1964, pp. 61-65).
2. For more than three authors, use “et al.” For institutional authorship, supply minimum
identification from the beginning of the complete citation:
(U.S. Bureau of the Census 1963, p. 117)
3. With more than one reference to an author in the same year, distinguish them by use of
letters (a, b) attached to the year of publication: (1965a)
4. Enclose a series of references with a single pair of parentheses, separated by semicolons:
(Duncan 1959; Gouldner 1963; Lipset 1964, pp. 61-65).
- Examples of Reference Citations -
One Work by a Single Author:
She argues, “the best time to bake apple pie…is in the summer” (Jones, 2003, p. 17).
Jones (2003) found that “the best time to bake apple pie…is in the summer” (p. 17).
One Work by Two Authors:
Kim and Lee (1965) argued in their previous article (Kim & Lee, 1963) against the use of an
interpreter in the proceedings.
One Work by Three, Four, or Five Authors:
First citation: Thrower, Beckham, Potter, Kang, and Henderson (1982) assert that…
Second citation: Thrower et al. (1982) analyzed the data collected in…
One Work by Six or More Authors:
Fulton et al. (1993) disagree with the sentiment that…
(When a reference has up to seven authors, spell out all authors’ names in the reference list.)
Two or More Works Within the Same Parentheses:
Firth (1986, 1989, 1994) reported that many studies (Gosden, 1992; Hanania & Akhtar, 1985;
Hopkins, 1987, 1988a, 1989; Tarone et al., 1981) depended on co-ops …
Authors with the Same Surname:
H. D. Brown (1993) and J. D. Brown (1944) agreed that …
4. Further Inquiries
Further inquiries and suggestions regarding manuscript submission for the KEDI Journal of
Educational Policy may be addressed to:
KEDI Journal of Educational Policy (KJEP)
Korean Educational Development Institute(KEDI)
(27873) 7, Gyohak-ro, Deoksan-myeon, Jincheon-gun,
TEL 82-43-5309-233, 238