Eurasian Journal of Teachers Education (EJTE) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the ethical principles and rules below to publish qualified scientific articles in the "Teacher Education" field. One of EJTE's main goals is to increase the quality of published studies. In this context, the main criterion in publication ethics to be considered in a published article in our journal is (Committee on Publication Ethics [COPE]). Submitted papers for EJTE are evaluated by a double-blind peer-review process and are published electronically with free access. After printing each issue, the journal publishes a list of reviewers. This list includes reviewers of the articles published in that issue and those who evaluated the rejected articles after evaluation. Below are the ethical responsibilities, roles, and duties of the authors, journal editor, reviewers, and publisher. Also, EJTE information is provided on situations considered plagiarism and unethical behavior.
Articles sent to EJTE must be original studies in the field of education and must not have been published elsewhere or submitted for publication. However, the Copyright Transfer Form must be filled and submitted. Authors should cite correctly and appropriately for all sources (authors, online pages, personal interviews, etc.) they use in their articles. Authors, while uploading the articles to the system, should be deleted all information about the authors. Those who have a common interest should notify the editors. If the author(s) requests information or raw data during the evaluation process, they should submit the expected information to the Editors. Authors are obliged to keep the data of a published article for five years. When authors detect an error in their work, they should inform the editor and the editorial board and cooperate in the correction or withdrawal process.
All articles sent to EJTE present a statement of compliance with "Research and Publication Ethics" that should include in the method section. Authors give information about ethical permission (name of the board, date, and number) should be included in the method section and on the article's first page. It is not expected that the "documents and information requested for studies requiring ethics committee approval " will be applied to studies that have been submitted in the past, are in the process of evaluation, or have been accepted. It will be mandatory for publications whose process begins in 2020. Studies that do not provide these items will be returned to their authors.
EJTE has used a double-blind refereeing system. Double-blind refereeing means keeping the authors confidential from the referees and the referees from the authors to ensure an impartial, objective, and independent evaluation process. For this reason, referees should not include self-descriptive statements in the studies they evaluate. In our journal, the referees cannot see the authors and cannot directly communicate with them, authors. Reviews and comments are displayed through the journal management system (field editor). The reviewers must fill out a form that includes the contribution of the article they evaluated to the area of Education, their decisions about whether the paper is publishable, and the reasons for these decisions. The ethical responsibilities and roles of EJTE's reviewers are as follows:
EJTE uses a double-blind refereeing system. The ethical duties and responsibilities of the editor are as follows:
The journal will use the names and e-mail addresses on the EJTE site for the stated purposes of this journal. It will not use for other purposes or any other part. Eurasian Journal of Teachers Articles sent to Education are scanned in the Turnitin program. Studies with a similarity ratio below 20% are evaluated, and studies with a high similarity ratio are returned to their authors.
Eurasian Journal of Teachers In case of a behavior that does not comply with the ethical principles regarding the editors, referees, and authors in Education, or an unethical situation regarding an article in the evaluation process, early view or published, it should be reported to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The editor first reviews the submitted in EJTE. Then, suppose the study is approved by the editorial group (method editor, field editor, and the pre-control team that examines it in terms of formality) and the editorial board. In that case, it is sent to two referees who are experts in the relevant publication by the field editor. If both referees give a positive opinion and the editorial board provides a positive opinion, the article is published in the number determined by the editor and the editorial board. If a referee gives a negative thought, the study is sent to a third referee who is an expert in the subject area. If the third reviewer's opinion is positive, a decision is made about the study's publication, considering the reviewers' views. If the third reviewer's opinion is negative, the study is rejected. Studies in which both reviewers make adverse decisions are rejected.
EJTE, open access, has adopted the provisioning policy. Open access accelerates the dissemination of information and has beneficial consequences for humanity. In this context, the journal provides universal open access to scientific content related to the content it has inherited from the authors and published. To contribute to its support and development, on the condition that it is shown as a source in known standards and the content is protected. No fee is charged from the authors for the evaluation or publication of the studies submitted to the journal. The journal grants the authors the right to withdraw their article at the pre-control stage. For the pieces to be removed during the Evaluation and Editing phase, the author must notify the withdrawal request and reason through the correspondence page with the editor. Suppose situations such as manipulating, distorting, and using fabricated data are detected, which would like to withdraw the article because it was accepted by simultaneously sending the same article to another journal. In that case, this situation will report to the institution where the article author works, and the paper will be rejected.
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