GLOKALde is open access journal that provides rapid turnaround in review and publication (semi-annually) of articles in various subject areas of distance education.
We welcome the submission of manuscripts that meets the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published approximately upon acceptance. Submission of manuscripts must be electronic, using Microsoft Word (MS-word) or Google Document (10 point Arial). All submissions should be submitted through the website portal.
An Acknowledgement email with manuscript tracking number will be sent to the corresponding author.
The manuscript may include Research Articles or Review Articles.Review Process
All manuscripts are double blind reviewed by an editor and members of the Editorial Board or qualified peer-reviewers. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible.Publication Policy
We kindly request our authors to follow the below given rules before submitting their manuscript:
- All articles in relation with distance education are accepted.
- The manuscript(s) that contain abusive, defamatory, libellous, obscene, or illegal will be rejected and deemed unsuitable for publication.
- Submitted manuscripts should not be sent to other journals or published before.
- To prevent plagiarism, iThenticate and Turnitin programs are used before publication.
- Publication language is English only.
- Authors are responsible for English proofreading, accuracy of information and content they provide, copyright of the tables used in their manuscripts.
- Editorial board may request the language reduction during the evaluation process of the submitted article.
- Book Reviews are also welcome.
- All manuscripts should be at least 4000 words (including the abstract and all references, tables, figures, appendices and endnotes).
- All submitted manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with the 6th edition of the Publication Manuel of the American Psychological Association (APA; see http://www.apastyle.org/ or https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
- All portions of the manuscript must be word processed, single-spaced and all pages numbered. Please follow a modified APA format. The title should be a brief phrase describing the contents of the paper. The title page should include the authors' full names and affiliations, the name of the corresponding author along with E-mail information.
- The abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, briefly present the topic, state the scope of the experiments, indicate significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should be 150 to 250 words in length. Complete sentences and syntax, active verbs, and the third person should be used, and the abstract should be written in the past tense. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited. Following the abstract, about 4 to 8 keywords that will provide indexing references should be listed.
- A list of non-standard abbreviations should be added. The Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem, the relevant literature on the subject, and the proposed approach or solution. It should be understandable to colleagues from a broad range of diverse disciplines.
- Materials and methods should be complete enough to allow experiments to be reproduced. However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited, and important modifications of published procedures should be mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer's name and address. Subheadings should be used. Methods in general use need not be described in detail.
- Results should be presented with clarity and precision. The results should be written in the past tense when describing findings in the authors' experiments. Previously published findings should be written in the present tense. Results should be explained, but largely without referring to the literature. Discussion, speculation and detailed interpretation of data should not be included in the Results but should be put into the Discussion section.
- The Discussion should interpret the findings in view of the results obtained in this and in past studies on this topic. State the conclusion in a few sentences at the end of the paper. The Results and Discussion sections can include subheadings, and when appropriate, both sections can be combined.
- The Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be brief.
- 100 to 150 words scholarly information about author/s must also be submitted. Leave 2 blank lines after biodata with a photograph and contact addresses.
- Tables should be designed to be as simple as possible and inserted within the text. Figure legends should be typed in numerical order within the text.
Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before and it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. When the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the GLOKALde.
Except for the material which is unambiguously and unarguably in the public domain, only material owned by GLOKALde may be copied, provided that textual and graphical content are not altered and that the source is acknowledged. GLOKALde reserves the right to revoke that permission at any time.
Permission is not given for any commercial use or sale of this material. No other material anywhere on this website may be copied (except as legally allowed for private use and study) or further disseminated without the express and written permission of the legal holder of that copyright.Fees and Charges
No fees or charges will be requested by the authors.