About the Journal

Publisher: Biruni University (Faculty of Education)

Psycho-Educational Research Reviews Journal (PERR, ISSN: 2634-7172)  is affiliated with Biruni University (Faculty of Education), Istanbul, Turkey.

Psycho-Educational Research Reviews, formerly known as the International Journal of Psycho-Educational Sciences [ISSN 2325-775X], is an academic journal published since 2012 constantly, without delays, 3 times a year.

Publication Frequency: Three issues are published triennially: in April, August, and December.  The authors can get free access to articles online via www.perrjournal.com

Deadlines: Manuscripts are accepted throughout the year. However, the volume/issue in which your article will be published depends on the successful completion of the evaluation process. If it ends positively, the article is queued to be published in the next possible issue. PERR reserves the right to pause the acceptance of articles by making an announcement in cases where there is a heavy load of articles.

Publication Cost: Publication process in PERR is without fees. There are no overt or hidden charges throughout the entire publishing process.

PERR is Indexed in: ERIC, Türk, Eğitim İndeksi (Index of Turkish Education), Index Copernicus, The British Library Bodleian Libraries - University of Oxford, Cambridge University Library, Library Hub Discover, BASE (Universität Bielefeld), Idealonline, Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig (UBL), Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg (UBR), Hamburg University of Aplied Sciences, Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB), Google Scholars, WorldCat, ROAD, CiteSeerX, BING

General Characteristics of PERR

Purpose and Objectives

Psycho-Educational Research Reviews (PERR) is a scientific, scholarly journal reporting original contributions that advance knowledge in social sciences with emphasis on educational issues explored in its sub-disciplines such as:

  • primary education
  • educational sciences
  • psychological counseling & guidance (with educational dimension)
  • educational psychology
  • special education
  • sociology of education & social pedagogy (including social work issues)
  • cultural education
  • early childhood education 
  • higher education, adult, vocational, alternative, continuing education (including elderly students)
  • distance education; technology & education
  • language education
  • comparative and international education
  • multilingual and multicultural education
  • historical, philosophical, and social foundations of education
  • educational administration

Topics may be related to the problems in the social sciences regarding education or its sub-disciplines. Such contributions may include:

  • Theoretical original articles
  • Theoretical reviews
  • Reports of empirical research: quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods
  • Case reports

Editorial Board has decided that studies that include only scale development and validation are not acceptable . Original studies where the practicality of the scale is tested may be accepted for review after. 

Process: Submitted papers will appear online after initial qualification by the editorial team who evaluate: meeting the scope, quality criteria, detailed publishing standards and editorial policies, and two double-blind reviews. All submitted articles are subjected to a smilarity (plagiarism) check through ITHENTICATE. Authors are required to submit this similarity file at submission.

All these process may take up to 4 to 6 weeks.

Two double-blind reviews: A rigorous and constructive independent and double-blind peer-review process. Submitted articles are analyzed by Editor in Chief and Editors, then directed to the field editors. After a rigorious evaluation by the field editors, they are sent to at least two reviewers from two different universities who are the experts in their fields. This round takes around one month for the first round and 15 additional days for a second round.

International focus: PERR has editorial board members, reviewers, and authors from, Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia, e.g., Turkey, Egypt, Poland, UAE, United States, Argentine, Palestine, Japan, China, Brazil, Croatia, Jordan, Syria, Germany, Singapore, India, Greece, Spain, Peru, Colombia, Italy, Lebanon, Algeria, United Kingdom, Kosovo, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Brief Submission  Guideline

All manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the APA7 style as outlined in the American Psychological Association Publication Manual (7th ed.). Manuscripts should be single-spaced, including references, notes, abstracts, quotations, and tables.  (TEMPLATE)

Authors should prepare a Title Page firstly, and all details (name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, and ORCID id). should be given in correct order in the metadata, as well as on this title page. (Title Page)

The title page should be followed by an abstract of around 250 words. The manuscript must be typed in Calibri font size 11point normally, manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages (single-spaced, max. 10.000 words), including tables, figures, and references. Tables and references (10point) should follow APA7 style and be single-spaced. Manuscripts should not be simultaneously submitted to another journal, nor should they have been published elsewhere in substantially similar form or with considerably similar content. The full-text file must not contain author information.

All submissions will be reviewed initially by the editors and technical team for appropriateness to PERR. If the Editor in Chief and Editor(s) considers the manuscript fits to scope of the journal, it will then be directed to Editors. The editors examine the article and direct it to the relevant field editor in the relevant field for double-blind review process. The article evaluation process proceeds entirely under the responsibility of the field editors. The decision will generally be made by the field editors based on the reviewers’ recommendations. Opinions of the field editors are extremely important when the editor-in-chief and journal editors decide to accept or reject the article.

All process -submission, review, and revision is carried out via the journal submission system. The submissions should be written using MSWord or compatible word processors.

A DOI number is assigned to each article whose process has ended for publication in the issue. This final decision belongs to the editorial board.

Authors who want to publish articles in PERR are recommended to visit the www.perrjournal.com website and access all necessary information.

Open Access Policy

PERR defines Open Access in the light of the principles defined by the Budapest Open Access Initiative and accepts the definition of BOAI.

With the content it publishes, PERR aims to contribute to the support and development of science with the Open Access policy. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0), provided that the source is cited in known standards, all rights of use (online linking, copying, printing, reproduction in any physical medium, distribution, etc.) other than for commercial use and content change (unless otherwise stated in the relevant content). It is made available through the International License (CC BY-NC-ND) license. For commercial use of the content, permission from the editorial board is required.

Similarity Report (Plagiarism)

In accordance with the publishing policies, each study is subject to plagiarism detection (ITHENTICATE) by the journal's technical team before going through the "Blind Review Process" in terms of the academic and ethical integrity of the study. Authors are reqired to submit/upload the similarity reports of their own manuscripts. If the author could not do it, the journal team can receive a similarity report through ithenticate in case of a declaration. It should be noted that the maximum rate of each citation is 3%.

Ethical Approval

The studies which are conducted clinically and experimentally with humans and animals should have an ethical committee approval. If you completed your study in and after 2020, you must submit this approval and include this info (name of the board, date, and issue) in the method part during the manuscript submission. Otherwise, you need to declare in your manuscript that your study was completed, before 2020, and the approval was not granted. In short, authors are expected to declare that they comply with ethical principles before, during and after their research in their submissions.

Layout and Galley

PERR aims to publish every article whose evaluation process is successful in order to maintain journal standards. Therefore, all checks of completed articles should be done by the author. Final checks are made by our technical team. If deemed necessary, the work can be sent back to the author(s). If the author does not fulfill their responsibilities at this stage, the journal board has the right not to publish the study.

ISSN: 2634-7172

Announcements

Current Issue

Vol. 11 No. 2 (2022): Psycho-Educational Research Reviews

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