Reviewing Procedure

Reviewing Procedure 

1. The reviewing procedure of articles in the journal ”International Journal of Research in E-learning” refers to the guidelines prepared by the Team for Ethics of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, issued in the brochure ”Good practice in reviewing procedures in science”.

2. By sending a text for publishing, authors accept the undertakings resulting from the applied reviewing procedure and principles.

3. The Editorial Board assesses the submitted articles in regard to formal requirements. Then, two independent reviewers are appointed to evaluate every article. The reviewers are neither members of the Science Committee of the journal, nor the staff of the academic unit which publishes the journal. The reviewers have at least the habilitated doctor degree. The affiliation of the author of the submitted article cannot be the same as the affiliation of the reviewers who assess it.

4. The reviewing process involves the principle of double-blind review, in which both the authors and reviewers do not know their identities.

5. The review has a written form.

6. The reviewer’s opinion on the assessed article provides information on:
a. qualification for publishing without corrections,
b. reviewing again after introducing thorough corrections and changes 
c. qualification for publishing after the changes suggested by the reviewer.
d. its rejection.

The reviewing tamplate includes four proposals / decision:
a. to accept the article for publishing without corrections
b. to accept the article for publishing after taking into account the
corrections indicated by the reviewer
c. reviewing again after introducing thorough corrections and changes
d. the article cannot be qualified for publishing, its rejection,

7. Authors of articles are informed about the result of the reviewing procedure.

8. Names of the reviewers assessing articles published in particular volumes of the journal are not revealed to the public; however, there is a list of the reviewers cooperating with the journal on a permanent basis.

Review form [DOCX]

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