Author Guidelines

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  •  No part of the article has been plagiarised from other published material.
  •  The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  •  The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  •  Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  •  The text should be set to 1.15 line spacing and in A4 paper size. All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  •  The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Articles submitted to International Journal of Didactical Studies (IJODS) are considered for publication if they:

  • report original approach or test an existing theory related to educational science
  • are of interest to the teaching and learning
  • are scientifically rigorous
  • have not been published previously or
  • are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

We request our authors to consider the following items before submitting their manuscript

A. Material submission

Authors are strongly encouraged to submit their manuscripts electronically by online submission system. If you have any query, do not hesitate to contact us at

B. Language

  1. Articles and all appendices are accepted in English only.
  2. Authors are responsible for the English proofreading of the papers.

 C. Copyright

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

All articles published by International Journal of Didactical Studies are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

. This permits anyone to copy, redistribute, remix, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited.

 D. Formatting

  1. IJODS is not strict for the submission file format. Authors are free to submit their paper on A4 paper. The final version of the paper will be prepared by the layout editor if the manuscript is accepted.
  2. There is no word or sheet limitation for the manuscripts.
  3. All materials should conform to styles in the latest Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) (please see
  4. To provide peer reviewing process, authors will need to make sure that you remove any information in your manuscript (including name / surname, afflication, footnotes and acknowledgements) that could identify you. Instead, it should be indicated the author(s) name(s), affiliation, ORCID numbers, e-mail address and address of corresponding author in the first page (as a title page).
  5. The papers should be prepared with Microsoft Word Software or any software supported by Microsoft Office.

 E. Plagiarism Policy

Articles in International Journal of Didactical Studies are supposed to be original. Plagiarism of other published articles, without appropriate attribution, is unethical.

 Authors submitting to IJODS declare during the submission that this work is original and has not previously been published in full or substantial part thereof (except as an abstract), and that no part of the article has been lifted (plagiarised) from other published material.

If the Editors or reviewers suspect plagiarism, submitted articles will be checked with plagiarism detection software (CrossCheck by iThenticate). In the case of a submitted article having been found to have been totally or substantially published elsewhere, the submitted article is rejected outright. The Editors may ban the authors from submitting to the Journal for a defined time period.

 By submitting articles to International Journal of Didactical Studies, the author attest the following:

  1. None of the part of manuscript is plagiarized from other sources
  2. Proper reference is provided for all contents extracted from other sources
  3. Strong action will be taken against cases of plagiarism.