Peer Review Process

A Chief editor first reviews the submitted manuscript, whether it is suitable for the Journal of Research in Instruction focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw and screening for plagiarism by using Turnitin if similarity more than 20% is rejected (Policy of screening for plagiarism).
The review process of the Journal of Research in Instruction using Double-Blind peer review. Manuscripts will be sent to at least three anonymous reviewers. Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses. The reviewers suggested will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterward, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author. The review process normally will take approximately 3 months from the date of receipt.

After being reviewed, there will be four kinds of editor decision based on reviewers’ recommendation:

  1. Accept Submission: The submission will be accepted without revisions.
  2. Revisions Required: The submission will be accepted after minor changes have been made.
  3. Resubmit for Review: The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, may be accepted. It will require a second round of review, however.
  4. Decline Submission: The submission will not be published in the journal.

» Article Revision

The articles sent back to the authors for revision should be returned to the editor without delay. The revised article returned later than 10 days will be considered as new submissions. The revised article can be sent to editorial through the Online Submission Interface.