Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

EduLite: Journal of English Education, Literature and Culture focuses on publishing manuscripts within the following areas:

  • teaching English as a first, second or foreign language, 
  • English language teaching and learning, 
  • English language teachers' training and education.
  • postcolonial literature, 
  • modern literature, 
  • popular teen literature, 
  • literature and teaching,
  • modern culture, 
  • postmoderism, 
  • trans-national culture, 
  • popular culture, 
  • folk culture, and
  • culture and language.

 

Section Policies

Education

This section contains manuscripts within the fields of teaching English as a first, second or foreign language, English language teaching and learning, English language teachers' training and education.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Literature

This section includes postcolonial literature, modern literature, popular teen literature, literature and teaching.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Culture

This scope comprises modern culture, postmoderism, trans-national culture, popular culture, folk culture, culture and language.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

EduLite: Journal of English Education, Literature, and Culture is an international journal published by Universitas Islam Sultan Agung. The research article submitted to this online journal will be blind peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) reviewers. The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process. Language used in this journal is English.

For checking Plagiarism, EduLite Editor will screen plagiarism manually (offline and online database) on the Title, Abstract, and Body Text of the manuscript, and by using Turnitin. If it is found a plagiarism indication, editorial board will reject manuscript immediately.

Review Process:

  1. Editor will recieve manuscript from author;
  2. Editor will evaluate manuscript (journal aim and scope, in house style, supplementary data); (Rejected if not meets criteria)
  3. Editor will do screening for plagiarism on offline and online database manually; (Rejected if found major plagiarism, contacted author if found redunancy or minor plagiarism for clarification)
  4. Editor will send manuscript to reviewer along with review form (blind review);
  5. Reviewer will send back his review form to Editor (with revised manuscript if necessary);
  6. Editor decision (rejected, requires major revision, needs minor revision, or accepted);
  7. Confirmation to the Author.
  8. If any revision, author will revise manuscripts and should be returned to the editor without delay. Returned later than three months will be considered as new submissions.

This journal uses Harvard dataverse to preserve research data, if author intends to preserve and share his/her research data for greater impact on global knowledge. Our review policy regarding this issue is as the following:

  1. Deposited datasets should be treated as part of the article for the purpose of peer review; OR

  2. At acceptance, and prior to the final version of the manuscript, underlying data must be submitted along with a description of how the dataset was created (including any differences from prior versions, and the name of any software packages that were used).

  3. Datasets that derive from work involving human participants should demonstrate that the study participants' privacy was preserved as indicated in the Data Availability Policy. They should also preferably meet the "minimal dataset" requirement described in the Data Availability Policy.

 

Publication Frequency

EduLite: Journal of English Education, Literature, and Culture is scheduled for publication twice a year in February and August.

 

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.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.  We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY).

 

Plagiarism Policy

  • Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed.
  • The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
  • An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
  • Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

The Working Process:

  1. Editorial Team of EduLite: Journal of English Education, Literature, and Culture will check the manuscript on offline and online database manually (checking proper citation and quotation);
  2. Editorial Team will check manuscripts submitted using TURNITIN and Google-based search engines. Depending on the level of originality and similarities with other documents, Chief Editor along with Section Editors will decide on whether to immediately reject the manuscripts, contact authors for further clarifications, or to proceed to the blind peer-review process. 

We are using C.O.P.E. flowchart to make an action on plagiarism. (Link)