Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

METATHESIS, (p-ISSN: 2580-2712 and e-ISSN: 2580-2720) is a Journal of English Language, Literature, and Teaching published by Department of English Education, Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Tidar University. It is published twice a year in April and October. We accept manuscripts within the fields of:

(1)   English language teaching and learning,

(2)   English language assessment,

(3)   Linguistics Studies

(4)   English literary studies,

(5)   Language skills,

(6)   Technology-enhanced language learning,

(7)   Text-based language teaching and literature,

(8)   Curriculum and material development.

(9)   Discourse Analysis 

(10)  Translation 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

METATHESIS: Journal of English Language, Literature, and Teaching accepts articles which have not been published in other journals. The journal operates plagiarism checker https://plagiarismcheckerx.com/ and promotes a single-blind reviewing process. The article will be reviewed by one reviewer. The final decision of acceptance or rejection will be made by editors according to reviewers comments.

 

Publication Frequency

This journal is a bi-annual journal published in April and October.

 

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.

 

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Metathesis : Journal of English Language, Literature, and teaching is dedicated to following best practices on ethical matters, errors and retractions. The prevention of publication malpractice is one of the important responsibilities of the editorial board. Any kind of unethical behavior is not acceptable, and Metathesis : Journal of English Language, Literature, and teaching does not tolerate plagiarism in any form. Authors submitting articles to Metathesis : Journal of English Language, Literature, and teaching affirm that manuscript contents are original.

The following duties outlined for editors, authors, and reviewers are based on the COPE Code of Conduct for Journal Editors. Editors, authors, and reviewers will also adhere to the Metathesis : Journal of English Language, Literature, and teaching submission guideline policies.

Editor

  1. Based on the review report of the editorial review board, the editor can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript.
  2. Each editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality, making use of appropriate software to do so. Following desk review, the manuscript is forwarded blind peer review to the editorial review board who will make a recommendation to accept, reject, or modify the manuscript.
  3. The editor must ensure that each manuscript received by Riset Akuntansi Keuangan is reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to sex, gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.
  4. The editor must ensure that information regarding manuscripts submitted by the authors is kept confidential.
  5. The editor will not use unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript for his/her own research without written consent of the author.

Authors

  1. Authors should present an accurate account of their original research as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Manuscripts will follow the submission guidelines of the journal. (See submission guideline policies)
  2. Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original work.
  3. Authors should not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. It is also expected that the author will not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing the same research in more than one journal.
  4. Authors should acknowledge all sources of data used in the research and cite publications that have been influential in the research work.
  5. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made significant contribution must be listed as co-authors. Authors also ensure that all the authors have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the manuscript and their inclusion of names as co-authors.
  6. Authors should provide raw data related to their manuscript for editorial review and must retain such data.
  7. If at any point of time, the author(s) discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in submitted manuscript, then the error or inaccuracy must be reported to the editor.

Reviewers

  1. Information regarding manuscripts submitted by authors should be kept confidential and be treated as privileged information.
  2. Manuscript reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research. Any kind of similarity or overlap between the manuscripts under consideration or with any other published paper of which reviewer has personal knowledge must be immediately brought to the editor's notice.
  3. Review of submitted manuscripts must be done objectively and the reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  4. In the event that a reviewer feels it is not possible for him/her to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time then this information must be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer.

 

Retraction

THE PAPERS PUBLISHED IN THE METATHESIS: JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANUAGE, LITERATURE, AND TEACHING WILL BE CONSIDERED TO RETRACT IN THE PUBLICATION IF:

  1. They have clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, either as a result of misconduct (e.g. data fabrication) or honest error (e.g. miscalculation or experimental error)
  2. the findings have previously been published elsewhere without proper crossreferencing, permission or justification (i.e. cases of redundant publication)
  3. it constitutes plagiarism
  4. it reports unethical research

The mechanism of retraction follows the Retraction Guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).