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Educational Process International Journal (EDUPIJ) uses the double-blind system for peer-reviews; reviewers do not know the identity of the author(s), nor do author(s) know the identity of the reviewers. Articles are reviewed by three expert peers; two external reviewers and one editor from the journal.

Publication in EDUPIJ is conditional on submitted articles not having been previously published or currently submitted elsewhere for review towards publication. Contributions submitted to EDUPIJ for publication must be the author(s) original work. Submitted articles go through an initial editorial screening in terms of format, scope and originality. After the initial screening, all the submissions are checked by iThenticate plagiarism detection software to check a paper's originality before sending out for review. iThenticate plagiarism detection software compares submitted documents to extensive data repositories to create a comprehensive Similarity Report. The submissions which cannot verify content originality are rejected immediately.

A manuscript that has passed this first stage will then be send out for peer review, whereby three experts in the field evaluate the manuscript and write the referee report, and the peer review process is completed in approximately 8-12 weeks.

The peer review process of EDUPIJ is summarized below:

  • Submission

The corresponding author submits the paper to the Educational Process International Journal. Manuscripts should be submitted online at https://edupij.ejournal.gen.tr

  • Editor assessment

The Editors check the paper’s composition and arrangement against the author auidelines of the EDUPIJ; and they also check that the manuscript is original and interesting.

  • Invitation to reviewers

The Editor-in-Chief sends invitations to potential reviewers.

  • Response to invitations

Potential reviewers accept or decline the invitation.

  • Review is conducted

After reviewing the article, the reviewers can it accept, request revisions or reject.

  • Editors evaluate the reviews

The Editors consider all the returned reviews.

  • The Decision

The Editor-in-Chief sends an email to the author(s) including reviewers' comments. If accepted, the paper is published. If the paper is rejected or sent back to the authors for revision, the Editor-in-Chief sends a letter with the reviewers' comments.

Articles should be written in English using MS Word using inclusive and bias-free language. Minimal formatting should be applied; presenting an easily readable, article which is single line-spaced with a standard business font and size. In general, EDUPIJ considers papers up to 8,000 words in length, including references. An abstract should be included, not exceeding 250 words, with up to five keywords listed. The full names, positions, affiliations, and email addresses of all author should be provided (in English).  

All references should be cited in accordance with the current Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (seventh edition, 2020), either within the narrative or parenthesized, with the authors’ surname/s (1-2 authors) or the first author’s surname followed by “et al.” (3 or more authors), and the year of publication.

A full list of alphabetized references should be presented at the end of the article. References should be fully compliant with the standard described in the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Particular attention should be paid to the provision of DOIs for all electronically available references, and using the full URL format for each DOI. Authors are suggested to consult the APA Style website, which contains a comprehensive, reader-friendly set of example references.

Please use the EDUPIJ-article template to prepare your manuscript.

Manuscripts for EDUPIJ should be submitted online at https://edupij.ejournal.gen.tr

The views expressed in Educational Process: International Journal publications are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of EDUPIJ or Universitepark Ltd.

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