Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

IJoLE: International Journal of Language Education is an international peer reviewed and open access journal in language education. The aim is to publish conceptual and research articles that explore the application of any language in teaching and the everyday experience of language in education. Its scope is international in that it welcomes articles from academics, researchers, graduate students and policy makers. All articles should be in English

The scope of Journal:
Assessment and testing in language learning and education
Applied linguistics methodologies and issues
Classroom teaching issues
Culture and power in language education
Curriculum development and implementation
Effective methods for language teaching
Diversity, multiculturalism and language education
Gender, language and higher education
Language skills, development, and issues
Language learning and identity
Literacy, Bilingualism and bilingual education
Teacher training, gender and equality

 

Section Policies

Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Author biography

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editting

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymised refereeing by at least two anonymous referees.

 

Publication Frequency

IJoLE publishes twice a year, March and October.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Submission Fee

There is no submission fee for this journal

 

Instruction for Authors

Registration with IJoLE

Please note that the corresponding and all submitting authors MUST register with IJoLE before submitting an article. You must be logged in to your personal IJoLE account to submit an article.

Article Types and Word Count

The specific article types including Research Paper and Review Papers. All papers should be between 3500 – 7000 words in length.

Title

The title is no more than 15 words in length and should be in 14 point normal Times New Roman

Authors Affiliation

All names are listed based on the following format:

First Author#, (12)
Institution Affiliation, Country
E-mail: xxx@yyy.zzz

Second Author*,
Institution Affiliation, Country 
E-mail: xxx@yyy.zzz

Third Author#
Institution Affiliation, Country
E-mail: xxx@yyy.zzz

Abstract

The abstract should include general significance and conceptual advance of the work clearly accessible to a broad readership. In the abstract, minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references. The abstract should be between 150 and 300 words. The text of the abstract section should be in 11 point normal Times New Roman

Keywords

All article types: you may provide up to 8 keywords; at least 5 are mandatory.


Text

The body text is in 12 point normal Times New Roman. New paragraphs will be separated with a single empty line.


Article Section

Introduction: Succinct, with no subheadings.

Literature Review: This section may be divided by subheadings 

Methodology: This section may be divided by subheadings 

Result/Findings: This section may be divided by subheadings 

Discussion: This section may be divided by subheadings 

Conclusion: Succinct, with no subheadings.


References

APA Style is used for IJoLE. Below are the example taken from Finger Lakes Community Collage Charles J. Meder Library, State University of New York, New York (2017).

Book with Single Author:

Gire, A. (2006). An inconvenient truth: The planetary emergency of global warming and what
we can do about it. Emmaus, PA: Rodale.
In-text reference: (Gire, 2006)
If you quote directly from an author you need to include the page or paragraph number of
the quote in your in-text reference, for example:
In-text reference: (Gire, 2006, pp. 29-30)


Book with Two Authors: Mike, P. J., & Balling, R. C., Jr. (2000). The satanic gases: Clearing the air about global
warming. Washington, DC: Cato Institute.
In-text reference: (Mike & Balling, 2000)


Book with Editor as Author: Grady. K. E. (Ed.). (2004). Global climate change and wildlife in North America. Bethesda, MD: Wildlife Society.


In-text reference: (Grady, 2004)
Brochure or Pamphlet: New York State Department of Health. (2002). After a sexual assault. [Brochure]. Albany, NY: Art Press.
In-text reference: (New York, 2002)


An Anonymous Book:
Environmental resource handbook. (2001). Millerton, NY: Grey House.
In-text reference: (Environmental Resource Handbook, 2001)


Articles in Reference Books (unsigned and signed): Greenhouse effect. (2005). American heritage science dictionary. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. Schneider, S. H. (2000). Greenhouse effect. World book encyclopedia (Millennium ed. Vol. 8, pp. 382-383). Chicago, IL: World Book.
In-text references: (Greenhouse effect, 2005)


Magazine Articles: Allen, L. (2004, August). Will Tuvalu disappear beneath the sea? Global warming threatens to swamp a small island nation. Smithsonian, 35(5), pp. 44-52. Begley, S., & Murr, A. (2007, July 2). Which of these is not causing global warming? A. Sport utility vehicles; B. Rice fields; C. Increased solar output. Newsweek, 150(2), pp. 48-50.
In-text references: (Begley, 2007; Murr, 2007)


Newspaper Articles (unsigned and signed): College officials agree to cut greenhouse gases. (2007, June 13). Albany Times Union, p. A4. Landler, M. (2007, June 2). Bush’s Greenhouse Gas Plan Throws Europe Off Guard.
New York Times, p. A7.
In-text references: (“College Officials”, 2007)


Journal Article with Continuous Paging: Miller-Rushing, A. J., Primack, R. B., Primack, D., & Mukunda, S. (2006). Photographs and herbarium specimens as tools to document phonological changes in response to global warming. American Journal of Botany, 93, pp. 1667-1674.
In-text reference: (Miller-Rushing, Primack, Primack, & Mukunda, 2006)


Journal Article when each issue begins with p.1: Bogdonoff, S., & Rubin, J. (2007). The regional greenhouse gas initiative: Taking action in Maine. Environment, 49(2), 9-16.
In-text reference: (Bogdonoff & Rubin, 2007)


Journal Article from a Library Subscription Service Database with a DOI (digital object
identifier): Mora, C., & Maya, M. F. (2006). Effect of the rate of temperature increase of the dynamic method on the heat tolerance of fishes. Journal of Thermal Biology, 31, pp. 337-341. doi: 10.101b/jtherbio.2006.01.055

In-text reference: (Mora & Maya, 2006)

Website: United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2007, May 4). Climate Change. Retrieved From the Environmental Protection Agency website: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange
In-text reference: (United States Environmental, 2007) Gelspan, R. (2007). The Heat Is Online. Lake Oswego, OR: Green House Network. Retrieved from The Heat Is Online website: http://www.heatisonline.org
In-text reference: (Gelspan, 2007)


Acknowledgment This APA Style is taken and modified from Finger Lakes Community Collage Charles J. Meder Library, State University of New York, New York (2017) and American Psychological Association (2017).

 

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Publication ethics and malpractice statement

The statement of scientific publication code ethics is based on the LIPI Regulation Number 5 in 2014 about Scientific Publication Code Ethics, which uphold 3 ethic values in publication, they are: (i) neutrality, it is clear from conflict of interest in the publication processing; (ii) justice, it gives right to the writer to claim his/her papers; and (iii) Honesty, it is clear from duplicating, fabricating, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publication.
After reading this Scientific Publication Ethic, please download the Ethics Statement. Please sign and submit a Statement of Ethics as part of the beginning of your article submissions.

Duties and Responsibilities of the journal processor

• Deciding the title of the journal, the study scope, the period, and accreditation if it is necessary.
• Arranging the membership of editor committee.
• Defining the relationship between the publisher, editor, experts, and other participants in the agreement.
• Respecting to the confidential things, whether it is for the contributed researchers, writers/authors, editors, and experts.
• Applying norms and conditions about the rights of intellectual properties, especially the copyrights.
• Studying the journal policies and deliver them to the authors/writers.
• Creating code ethics guidance for editors and experts.
• Publishing the journal regularly.
• Giving guarantee the availability of funding sources for the continuity of journal publication.
• Setting networks and marketing.
• Preparing the license and other legalizing things.

Duties and Responsibilities of editors
• Meeting the readers and authors/writers requirements.
• Attempting to the increasing of publication quality continuously.
• Applying the process to assuring the quality of published papers/articles.
• Promoting freedom of ideas objectively.
• Maintaining the integrity of academic track record of the authors/writers.
• Submitting corrections, clarifications, returning, apologizing if necessary.
• Responsible for the style and form the writing, whilst the content and any statements written in the writing is the responsibility of the writers/authors.
• Actively asking the writer/authors, readers, experts, and the editors committee about their opinion and suggestion to increase the publication quality.
• Promoting the assessment to the journal for each finding.
• Supporting the ideas to decrease the research and publication errors by having the authors/writers to enclose their Ethic Clearance forms that have been approved by the Ethic Clearance Commission.
• Participating ideas to educate the researchers about publication ethics.
• Studying the effects of publication policies on the writers/authors and experts and fixing it in order to increase the responsibilities and minimize the errors.
• Having open-minded attitude toward the new or others ideas which possibly oppose personal view.
• Do not force on his/her own view, authors/writers or third parties view that can cause in giving subjective decision.
• Motivate the authors/writers in order to do constructive improvement to have the proper publications.

Duties and responsibilities of experts

• Commanding duties from the editors committee to review the papers and deliver the results to the editors to determine a proper published paper.
• The reviewers cannot review a paper which involves him/her self directly or indirectly.
• Keeping the privacy of the authors to not publish the corrections, suggestions, and recommendations by giving critics, suggestions, and recommendations.
• Encourage the authors/writers to do improvement to their papers.
• Review again the papers that have been reviewed based on the standards.
• The papers are reviewed in time based on the scientific standard form determined (Data collection method, the authorization of the author, conclusion, etc).

Duties and Responsibilities of the authors/writers

• Ensure that the author who registers has met the requirements as an author.
• Collectively responsible for his profession and the content of the article including the method, analysis, calculation/measurement, and details.
• State the sources (including fund) directly or indirectly.
• Explain the limits in his/her writing.
• Give response to the correction given by the expert professionally and on time.
• Inform to the editor if she/he wants to cancel his/her participation.
• Make a statement letter stated that the paper is genuine, never published in other publishers and in any other languages, and not in process of proposing to the other publishers.