Vision of Ahi Evran University Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (KEFAD/JKEF); to accelerate scientific knowledge at national and international level and to produce qualified discussions about education through the rapid dissemination of the results of original scientific studies produced internationally and interdisciplinary and the common meaning of concepts / terms specific to the field. In this way it is aimed to contribute to the shaping of policies related to education in Turkey. For this reason, the studies to be published are expected to provide new and original contributions to the discussions on education as well as theoretical competence.Thus, the people who work in education in Turkey and / or the benefit of its institutions is aimed to contribute to the formation of an accumulation.
KEFAD/JKEF, from preschool education to adult education, from music education to mathematics education; from physical education to science education, from visual arts education to social studies education, from educational administration to physics education, from special education to gifted education; It accepts qualitative and quantitative research in all fields related to education into the publication process.
The following training areas are covered by KEFAD/JKEF.
Social Studies Education
Computer Education and Instructional Technology
Measurement and Evaluation in Education
Education Programs and Teaching
Education Management Inspection Planning and Economics
Guidance and psychological counseling
Ahi Evran University Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF), is a refereed journal publishing scientific studies in Turkish and English in the field of education. The journal is published three (3) times a year, in April, August and December. Educational sciences and field education studies are included in the journal.
Copyright of works,
While the candidate article from the author (s) is uploaded to the system, the Copyright Transfer Agreement Form will be signed by all authors and a scanned copy will be uploaded to the system.
The candidate article is forwarded to the Editor after preliminary examination by the secretariat.
The editor examines the candidate article in terms of (1) journal publication policy, (2) publication principles, (3) spelling rules and (4) originality of the candidate article.
As a result of this examination, the candidate article found suitable is sent to the relevant field editors. Ineligible candidate articles are returned to their authors with justification.
The Field Editor examines the candidate article in terms of its suitability and originality to the field and forwards it to at least 2 referees from outside the author's institution.
The works whose referee process is completed are finalized by the Field Editor by taking the referee feedback into consideration. (Accept- Major Correction-Minor Correction-Decline). This decision is sent to the author(s) together with its reasons.
However, the final decision regarding the publication of the candidate article is made by the Editorial Board.
In the process of determining and updating the publication policies of the journal and determining the referees when necessary, the opinions of the editorial board members are sought.
Manuscripts submitted to the journal must not have been published elsewhere or sent for publication.
Authors should prepare their works in accordance with APA 7 (American Psychological Association) standards.
The works sent to the journal are not returned whether they are published or not.
The English version of the candidate article must be proofreaded and the proofreading document must be uploaded to the system.
In order for candidate article to be processed for evaluation, it must have an originality report taken from any academic plagiarism prevention program (e.g: Ithenticate).
Each author whose name is included in the candidate article must write their 16-digit ORCID ID number in the form of XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX in the article.
Our journal is a free journal that does not demand any fee during the article application and publication process.
All articles published in JKEF are open access and distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Ethical Responsibilities of Author or Authors of Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF)
Submitted manuscript must be the original work of the author(s).
Only unpublished manuscripts should be submitted.
It is unethical to submit a manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. The author(s) should not send an article published in or sent to be published in another journal.
Any conflict of interest must be clearly stated.
Acknowledge the sources of data used in the development of the manuscript.
All errors discovered in the manuscript after submission must be swiftly communicated to the Editor.
Author (s) should refer to the sources she/he use in writing articles in the correct way in the direction of ethical principles.
Persons who do not contribute to the articles should not be listed as authors, and it should not be proposed to change the author order of a published article and to add authors.
In the evaluation process of the articles the author(s) should provide the editorial staff with information about the articles or the raw data if required.
The authors must document the rights to use the data they use in their articles, the permission for research or the approval of the participants to whom they have searched.
The author(s) must specify that they received the ethics committee approval for the researches that require data collection by using quantitative or qualitative methods such as experiment, survey, scale, interview, observation, focus group work that require ethics committee decision; the author(s) must also specify the name of the ethics committee, the date and the number of the ethics committee decision on the first-last page and in the method section of the candidate article. In addition, the author(s) must include information on the fact that the informed consent form was received for the case reports in the articles.
The author(s) should present proof of their ethical principles for data collection process (such as obtaining permission from others to use their documents such as scale, questionnaire, photograph etc.) in the article. It should be noted in the articles that the copyright regulations for research and publication ethics and intellectual and artistic works are complied with. If the study is conducted on human and animal subjects, it should be reported in the article that the study was carried out in accordance with international reports, guidelines, etc.
Ethics committee approval is not required for review articles from the author(s). However, it should be stated in articles not requiring an ethics committee decision that the ethics committee decision is not required on the first-last page and in the method section of the article.
Ethical Responsibilities of Reviewer or Reviewers of Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF)
Reviewers evaluate articles based on the intellectual content of the article, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenship, political belonging, values, and the paradigm orientation of the author(s).
Reviewers should report to the Editor of any conflict of interest observed during the review process.
Reviewers should make the evaluation impartially and confidentially.
Reviewers should evaluate the articles they agree on during the evaluation.
That any information that may be the reason for the rejection of publication of a manuscript must be communicated to the Editor.
Reviewers should only accept to evaluate the articles related to the field of their specializations.
Ethical Responsibilities of Editors, Co-Editors and Field Editors of Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF)
Editors try to inform reviewers, authors, researchers and readers, to answer their questions clearly within the principles of clarity.
While editors are making decisions about the article publication, they consider originality, contribution to the field, clarity of expressions, content and validity and reliability of the articles.
Editors implement the policies of blind review and evaluation processes, keep private personal identity information of the authors, and provide impartial evaluation processes in due of time for the articles.
Editors send the articles to field editors and reviewers considering their professional fields, and care that the articles are evaluated impartially and independently.
Editors, in evaluation processes, consider if there are conflicts or collaborations between authors and reviewers or not.
Editors prevent non-scientific that do not comply with academic etiquette rules.
Editors provide protection of personal data in assessed articles; they keep personal data of authors, referees and readers.
Editors attach importance to the protection of human and animal rights in the articles, emphasize that the clear approval of the participants of the article is documented, and rejects the articles witout the approval of the ethics committee on the participants of the article and without any permit in experimental investigations.
Editors provide errors, inconsistencies, or misleading errors in articles to be corrected.
The Editorial Board takes responsibility for making publication decisions for submitted manuscripts based on the reviewer’s evaluation of the manuscript, policies of the journal editorial board and legal restrain acting against plagiarism, libel and copyright infringement.
That all manuscripts are evaluated in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry, political affiliation and values nor paradigmatic orientation of author(s).
Notification of Ethics Non-Principles Status Editor
In case of encountering an unethical situation in articles or about editors, reviewers and authors or in articles that does not comply with the ethical principles regarding in the Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF), it should be reported by firstname.lastname@example.org
Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF) is an international scientific academic open access journal for the publication of research and studies covering all aspects of education and education-related issues.
Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF) publishes articles in Turkish and English languages.
The Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF) is published twice a year.
The review process at Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF) is carried out on the principle of double blind review. In this principle the identities of the authors and reviewers are confidential.
Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF), an internationally peer-reviewed journal, is a non-profit journal.
Open Access Policy
Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF) is an Open Access journal and provides immediate open access to its contents. The journal aims to contribute to the promotion, development and dissemination of published science and information through the Open Access policy.
Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF) passes every work that has completed the referee process to the control of plagiarism in order to protect its integrity. Plagiarism checks are carried out via Turnitin and iThenticate software.
The editorial board may request correction of mistakes from the corresponding author in the direction of the report that emerges after the plagiarism audit, or may decide that the work should not be published.
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