The reviewers of the Asian Journal of Instruction have the
- Authors who have benefited from the
peer review process should consider becoming peer reviewers as a part of their
- The reviewers should express their
views clearly by supporting them with arguments and necessary references.
- The reviewers should not include
insulting statements in their evaluations. They should not personally criticize
- If reviewers have not reviewed the
whole manuscript, do indicate which aspects of the manuscript you have
- The journal may ask for a
recommendation to accept/revise/reject; any recommendation should be congruent
with the comments provided in the review.
- Reviewers should agree to review
only if you are able to return a review within the proposed or mutually agreed
- The reviewers should evaluate within
the principles of impartiality and objectivity.
- Reviewers should declare all
potential competing, or conflicting, interests. Competing interests may be
personal, financial, intellectual, professional, political or religious in
- If reviewers are currently employed
at the same institution as any of the authors they should not agree to review.
- Reviewers should not agree to review
a manuscript just to gain sight of it with no intention of submitting a review.
- Reviewers should respect the
confidentiality of the peer review process and refrain from using information
obtained during the peer review process for your own or another’s advantage, or
to disadvantage or discredit others.
- Reviewers should not contact the
authors directly without the permission of the journal.
- Reviewers should prepare the report
by themselves, unless they have permission from the journal to involve another
- If reviewers come across any
irregularities with respect to research and publication ethics should let the