|Editorial Ethics Policy|
|The Review Process|
|Copyright and Open Access Notice|
|Information for Authors|
“Journal of Languge and Education” (JLE) is published since 2015 by the School of Foreign Languages of National Research University Higher School of Economics. JLE editorial board is responsible for maintaining its scientific reputation. Our editors-in-chief are responsible for editorial policy, and the board of editors is reponsible for scientific content and performing editorial tasks. The journal publishes theoretical, analytical and research articles in the fields of linguistics, interdisciplinary linguistic studies, psycholinguistics, pedagogical psychology, methods of teaching languages and cross-cultural communication. The editorial staff members are guided in their work by the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (see the link), and take into account the valuable experience of reputable international journals and publishers.
Originality and Plagiarism
Duplicate submission/publication occurs when two or more papers without full cross-reference, share the same hypothesis, data, discussion and conclusion. Excessive borrowing and plagiarism in all forms, including lack of attribution, rephrasing and misappropriating results of someone else’s research, is unethical and unacceptable.
Submission of the same manuscript to more than one journal constitutes unethical behavior and is unacceptable. Authors should not submit for publication a previously published article.
The works of other researchers should be clearly identified. Authors should provide references to publications that have influenced the content of the submitted paper.
Publication and Authorship
By the fact of submitting materials for publication in JLE the authors confirm their authorship and agree that in case of the admission of these materials to the publication they can be placed in electronic databases with the obligatory indication of authorship.
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors.
All of the authors are offered to conclude a Publishing Agreement with the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution for Higher Professional Education National Research University Higher School of Economics (hereinafter the “Publisher”).
The Author grants the Publisher the right to use the Work on the following terms:
Conflict of Interest
Conflict of interest is a situation in which financial or other personal interests are likely to make professional judgment and objectivity bias and untrustworthy.
Authors should disclose all financial/relevant interest that may have influenced the development of the manuscript. In cases of Academic Conflict of Interest where an individual (reviewer, editor or editorial board member) has bias or personal interest that can obstruct the peer-review, the individual should declare their conflicts of interest and refuse participation in the review process.
A submitted manuscript is a confidential material. Academic Journals will not disclose submitted manuscript to anyone except individuals who partake in the processing and preparation of the manuscript for publication (the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher).
All manuscripts submitted to JLE go through a blind peer-review process that determines if a manuscript is fit or unfit for publication. JLE operates a double blind review process.
Author(s) identity is removed from the manuscript and shielded from the reviewers during the review process. The reviewer is left with only the manuscript without any information that might enable him/her uncovers the identity of the author(s).
Reviewers make one of the following recommendations:
The review reports are sent to the authors.
Duties of Editors and Editorial Board
Duties of Reviewers
Reviewers form the cornerstone of the peer-review process, and their evaluations ensure the quality of published research. Contribution to Editorial Decisions – Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper. Every paper is reviewed by a minimum of two experts, who have all the opportunity to make an impartial evaluation regarding the level and clarity of the material presented.
Peer reviewers make an expert review of a manuscript in accordance with the following principles:
Duties of Authors
Author and Reviewer Fees
Authors are not charged for submission, processing and publication of papers.
Peer reviewers are not paid for the peer reviewing.