Author Guideline

The International Journal of International Journal of Educational Technology and Artificial Intelligence (IJETAI) solicits only original contributions that have not been published or are not being reviewed for publication elsewhere.  

All manuscripts selected for publication must maintain a high standard of content, style, and value to the readership. In addition, an essential criterion for acceptance of a manuscript for publication is the relevance of the work to educational technology and artificial intelligence. And its potential usefulness for advancing the quality of education.

IJETAI accepts research articles and literature reviews in educational technology and computer science.

  • Recommended article length is 4000 - 6000 words.
  • Authors should submit their manuscripts using our OJS submission system
  • The corresponding author receives a confirmation for the submission within three days.

Peer Review Procedure
IJETAI uses double-blind peer review. The editorial board mainly consists of academicians affiliated with worldwide universities and practitioners in education and computer science. Every editorial board member has a profile, including the academic domain, academic affiliation, publication, and review reports. At IJETAI, we maintain a list of active reviewers only who are in regular communication with the editorial office.

Manuscript Preparation

All papers are to be written in English. The International Journal of Educational Technology and Artificial Intelligence (IJETAI) is an internationally refereed journal designed to expand the frontiers of scientific and technological research knowledge. Articles should be prepared strictly according to the template.

Each article should have no more than 6 authors.

Structure of the Article

Please follow this logic in writing the paper: first, briefly highlight the idea, then describe the methods for achieving the goal and the planned results, and then proceed to the detailed presentation. When reviewing the literature, you should not simply list the sources but analyze them. You should explain with specific examples what has already been done by other scholars, what tasks are ahead, and in which direction you plan to move. That is, you must introduce the reader to the research background and explain the place of your study in it.

The pages should be numbered consecutively, starting with the title page and through the text, and reference list.

The structure of the manuscript should be organized as follows: title, author(s), affiliation(s) (institutions),  country, e-mails of authors (preferably institutional), Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Research Aim, Literature Review, Research Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions and Suggestions for Practical Use, Acknowledgments (can be added if necessary), References.

The title should be brief and informative, specific and amenable to indexing. The title should contain less than 15 words, each starting with a capital letter, and be centered, bold, Times New Roman (TNR) 16 pt, single line spacing.

Names and affiliations (institutions) of the authors, country, and E-mail address(es) of the author(s) should be listed. This information should be centered, typeset in TNR 10 pt, and single-spaced, with names being in bold.

The abstract should be limited to 1 paragraph (200 words) and convey the main points of the paper, outline the results and conclusions, and explain the significance of the results. Any inessential abbreviations (those personally invented), formulas, references to bibliography, figures, and/or tables are inadmissible in the abstract. Typeset your Abstract in TNR 11 pt, alignment: justify; line spacing: single.

Keywords: No more than five keywords should be indicated separately; these should be chosen carefully and must not be phrases of several words. Typeset your keywords in TNR 10 pt, alignment: justify; line spacing: single. These keywords will be used for indexing.

The main text: Typeset the main text in TNR 11 pt in 2 columns with an interval between columns of 1 cm, alignment: justify, indentation: 5 mm, line spacing: single.

Introduction: All papers should have a brief introduction (1.5-2 pages). The text should be intelligible to readers in different disciplines, and technical terms should be defined. This is the reader’s first impression of your paper, so it should be clear and concise. Include relevant background information on your topic, using in-text citations as necessary. Report new developments in the field, and state how your study fills the gaps in the existing research. Please focus on the specific problem you are addressing, along with its possible solutions, and outline the limitations of your study. You can also include a research question, hypothesis, and/or objectives at the end of this section.

Methods: This part of your paper explains how the research was done in no more than 2-3 pages. You should relate your research procedures clearly and logically so other researchers can reproduce your results. Refer to the established methods you used, but describe any procedures original to your study in more detail.

Results: Now that you have explained how you gathered your research, you are to report what you found. In this section, taking no more than 6-8 pages, outline the main findings of your research. You need not include too many details, mainly if you are using tables and figures. While writing this section, use the most minor words necessary to convey your statistics.

Discussion: In this section, taking no more than 4-6 pages, you should interpret your findings about previous research and the literature for the reader. Present your general conclusions, including an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the study and the implications of your findings. Resolve the hypothesis and/or research question you identified in the introduction.

Remember, you must be prepared to justify your findings and conclusions, and one of the best ways to do this is through factual accuracy and the acknowledgment of opposing interpretations, data, and/or points of view.

Conclusion: Explain how your research fits within your field of study and identify areas for future research. Even though you may not look forward to the process of formatting your research paper, it is vital to present your findings consistently and professionally. With the correct paper format, your chances of publication increase, and your research will be more likely to impact your field. Do not underestimate the details. They are the backbone of scientific writing and research. Do not use in-text citations in this section!

Acknowledgments: Write this paragraph as briefly as possible, giving credit to any institution responsible for funding the study (e.g., through a fellowship or grant) and any person (e.g., technical advisors or editors).

References: Here, you list citation information for each source used. The list of references should be arranged in the IEEE style. References should be taken over the past five years. The recommended minimum number of references is 25 entries. Before submitting the manuscript, please check each citation in the text against the References and vice-versa to ensure they match exactly. It is essential to properly format the references because they will be linked electronically to the papers cited as soon as possible. We recommended the citations and references be arranged using Mendeley Reference Management.

Typeset the References in TNR 11 pt in 2 columns with an interval between columns of 1 cm, alignment: justify, no indentation, line spacing: single References should not include unpublished source materials.

Tables and figures should be black and white. They should be referred to in the main text in numerical order as Figure 1, Table 1, etc.

All symbols and abbreviations must be defined and used only when necessary. Superscripts, subscripts, and ambiguous characters should be indicated. Units of measure should be metric or, preferably, SI.

Figures: Centre the figures in the column and insert a caption below each figure. Typeset figure captions in TNR 9 pt, centered. Figures should follow their short description in the main text. Letters in the figure should be well readable and proportionally commensurable, and in the final printed size, the font should be 7 pt for standard text and not less than 6 pt for captions and symbols in the captions.

Line drawings should be roughly twice the final printed size. Photomicrographs and other required photographs must have a scale bar, which should be defined clearly in the legend. Primary data should be submitted as far as possible (e.g., pictures of electrophoretic gels rather than idealized diagrams). The resolution of figures should be 300 pixels per inch.

Tables: Tables should be placed in the main text near to the first time they are cited. Tables should be only in Word format. Please note that tables embedded as Excel or JPG/PNG, etc. files within the manuscript are NOT accepted. Number the tables sequentially, according to their appearance in the text. Centre the tables in the column and insert a title above each table. The table title appears one single-spaced line below the table number (TNR 9 pt). Typeset table body in TNR 9 pt. Place footnotes to the tables below the body of the tables and make the captions to them in superior small letters. Avoid using vertical borders in the tables. Be careful when using the tables, and once again, make sure that the data given in the table do not duplicate the results described somewhere in the article.

Template: Manuscripts are to be submitted by the author through an online submission system. When submitting papers for publication in the IJETAI, please submit an original editable file in one of the (.doc, .docx) style files. All figures, images, tables, etc., should be embedded into the original file. Detailed instructions on preparing papers for submission also can be found in the Paper Template.

Originality and plagiarism

Plagiarism is not acceptable in the IJETAI submissions and publications. After the submission, authors are requested to declare the originality of their work by adequately citing, re-using, or copying previous publications. The manuscript will be rejected if plagiarism is detected during the peer review. If plagiarism is detected after publication, the publisher can issue an erratum/corrigendum or retract the paper.

The IJETAI  Editorial Office scans the content of the papers for plagiarism using specialized software. Also, ensure that the submitted manuscript's similarity index is below 21% per IJETAI policy; otherwise, the article will be declared plagiarized immediately after establishing that it violates the policy.

Multiple, redundant, or concurrent publications 

Authors should only publish manuscripts describing the same research in one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to multiple journals concurrently constitutes unacceptable publishing behavior. Generally, an author should refrain from submitting a previously published paper for consideration in another journal.

Acknowledgment of sources 

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have influenced the nature of the reported work. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties, must not be used or reported without explicit, written permission from the source. Likewise, information obtained during confidential services, such as refereeing manuscripts or grant applications, must not be used without the author's explicit written permission of the work involved in these services.

Authorship of the paper 

The authorship should be limited to those who have contributed significantly to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors (maximum 6 authors). Where others have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors, or you can cite them and cite their work. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate and no inappropriate co-authors are included in the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication. All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be interpreted to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in their published work, the author must promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.  The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Archiving policy

IJETAI Journal has electronic backup and preservation of access to the content of its journals via the PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN). In addition, the PKP PN ensures that long-term preservation service(s) where the journal is currently archived.