Focus and Scope

The Journal of Educational and social Research publishes research manuscripts in the field of education. Social research can improve our society’s lives and education. The aims and scope of the journal are to: serve as a forum for researchers around the world to present and discuss common concerns in local, national, global, international and transnational issues in social studies education; provide a journal that reports research on topics that are of international significance across educational and social contexts; publish high quality manuscripts that are of international significance in terms of findings. JESR seeks to help make available new evidence-based theories and understandings as to the extent and nature of educational change in diverse settings. The Journal of Educational and social research t is concerned with education in its broadest sense, including formal and non-formal modes, from preschool to adult education. Its particular focus is on understanding how education and development are embedded in social and activities, and how individuals and collective practices are transformed through education. The journal is multidisciplinary and invites scholars from relevant disciplines including psychology, anthropology, linguistics, sociology, communication studies and all areas of educational research. The Journal of Educational and social research welcomes papers from all prospective authors and there will be no restrictions when it comes to age levels or social settings. we invite authors to submit their research papers at jesr@richtmann.org

Peer Review Process

Authors submit their manuscripts electronically via email to jesr@richtmann.org. Each manuscript is assigned to an external editor for the double blinded peer review process.

The Review Process step by step.

All articles submitted to Richtmann Journals undergo to a rigorous double blinded peer review process. The review process may take up to 30 days.

I. Submission of Paper

The corresponding or submitting author submits the paper to the journal. You can use the online system or send it by email.

II. Editorial Office Assessment

The journal checks the paper’s composition and arrangement against the journal’s Author Guidelines to make sure it includes the required sections and stylizations. The Office checks also that the paper is appropriate for the journal and is sufficiently original and interesting. If not, the paper may be rejected without being reviewed any further.

III. Invitation to Reviewers

The editor sends invitations to individuals that would be appropriate reviewers. As responses are received, further invitations are issued, if necessary, until the required number of acceptances is obtained.

IV. Response to Invitations

Potential reviewers consider the invitation against their own expertise, conflicts of interest and availability. They then accept or decline. When declining, they might also suggest alternative reviewers or the Editor will invite another one.

V. Review is Conducted

The reviewer sets time aside to read and review the paper. The reviewer takes notes so as to build a detailed point-by-point review. The review is then submitted to the journal, with a recommendation to accept or reject it – or else with a request for revision (major or minor) before it is reconsidered.

VI. Journal Evaluates the Reviews

The editor considers all the returned reviews before making an overall decision. If the reviews differ widely, the editor may invite an additional reviewer so as to get an extra opinion before making a decision.

VII. The Decision is Communicated

The editor sends a decision email to the author including any relevant reviewer comments.

Charges and publication fee

The journals does not have article submission charges. The journals applies a fee of 780 GBP (or equivalent in USD) for each accepted paper for publication after the positive peer review process. This fee includes the online and printed journal. For each paper published the corresponding author will receive one hard copy included in the fee.

 

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.

Journal History

JESR has published the first issue in 2011. The journal has been published from 2017 to 2019 from Sciendo by DeGruyter.

Keywords

education, psychology, anthropology, linguistics, sociology, communication studies