JODET Policies

Editorial Policy/Guidelines

  • Submission of a manuscript to the journal shall imply that the work in whole or substantial has not been submitted or is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • All contributors to the journal shall accept the editor’s prerogative to effect changes to the manuscript as may be deemed fit for purposes of quality assurance.
  • All authors shall be required to submit details of their qualifications, institutional affiliation and official e-mail contacts. In case of more than one author, all authors shall be required to endorse the submission of the manuscript
  • All Submissions shall be subjected to a plagiarism check to ensure that the work is original. All articles shall be published on the understanding and assumption that they have not been published elsewhere.
  • Contributors must not use sexist and biased language and all work must meet ethical standards.
  • Standard United Kingdom English spellings and measurement conversions shall be preferred.
  • The information and views expressed in articles published in the journal shall be those of the authors and shall not be construed to be those of the editors or staff of the journal.
  • In the unlikely event that plagiarised material is published, liability for the offense of plagiarism shall be on the authors rather than the journal or its editors.
  • All the articles published in the journal shall be covered by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or part without prior permission of the copyright owner.
  • All articles submitted shall, before publication, be subjected to screening and blind peer reviewing by at least 3 reputable reviewers. After the review process, articles shall be published as they are or the authors shall be asked to make specific improvements before publication.

Stylistic Requirements

  • All articles shall range between 4000-6000 words.
  • All articles shall be formatted in Times New Roman Font 12 and 1.5 line spacing and shall be submitted in Micro-Soft Word Format as an attachment by e-mail
  • Although articles may have various sections depending on the content and subject as may be deemed necessary by the authors, the following sections should be conspicuous; Introduction, Methodology, Findings, Discussion, Conclusions and Recommendations.
  • All citations, Tables, Figures, and References must be in conformity with APA writing guidelines (Current Edition.)
  • Articles must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 150 words.
  • All citations must be appropriately referenced and DOIs should be included where they are available.