Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

EJSS publishes scholarly works focusing on historical, socio-economic, development, cultural, gender, political and environmental issues.  Contributions for the journal includes full-length original research articles, review articles, book reviews and discussion articles.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Each submitted manuscript is evaluated on the following basis:

  • Title and Abstract (title is clear and informative; represents the content and breadth of the study; abstract is complete and essential details -purpose, methodology, results, and conclusions- are presented).
  • Background/introduction and Significance (introduction clearly builds a logical case and context for the problem statement; the issue is significant- makes contribution to knowledge, methodology, or to the field of education in general)
  • Problem statement, conceptual framework (when applicable), and research question/s (Problem is clear and well articulated; conceptual framework is explicit and justified; research question (hypothesis where applicable) is clear, concise, and complete)
  • Readability (the paper is understandable to readers in a broad range of disciplines in the area of education; language is clear and conveys the message)
  • Coherence (the paper delivers what's promised up front, the paper is structured logically, making it easy for the reader to follow the argument)
  • Methodology (the research design is concrete, clearly defined and described; the method is appropriate (optimal) for the research question; ethical issues are considered)
  • Discussion, Conclusion and recommendations/Implications (Results are appropriately interpreted and discussed; key findings stand out; practical or theoretical implications are discussed; guidance for future studies is offered)
  • Graphics (appropriateness and relevance of the tables, figures, illustrations, etc.,)
  • Scientific Conduct (No instances of plagiarism; ideas and materials of others are correctly attributed; reference citations are complete; proper APA citation and referencing followed).

 

Publication Frequency

This journal is published 2 times per year.

 

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.

 

Publishing Fee

Publishing with EJSS is free of charge.