Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

FOCUS

Vision: Journal for Language and Foreign Language Learning, ISSN: 2252-8385 (p) 2541-4399 (e) focuses on language teaching and learning and language studies. It is intended to communicate original research and current issues on the subject.

SCOPE

The subject covers literary and field studies with various perspectives on English and foreign language learning and teaching. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars, researchers, practitioners of related disciplines.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Vision: Journal of Language and Foreign Language Learning, published twice in every volume, is a peer-reviewed journal, and specializes in English language learning, teaching English as a foreign language and language learning. All submitted articles are subject to a double-blind review process.

 

Publication Frequency

This journal is published twice a year.

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

About Journal

VISION: Journal for Language and Foreign Language Learning, ISSN: 2252-8385 (p) 2541-4399 (e) is a language and foreign language learning journal published by English Language Education Department of Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang. This journal aims at presenting and discussing some outstanding issues dealing with language and foreign language teaching learning and language studies.

 

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

VISION: Journal for Language and Foreign Language Learning, ISSN: 2252-8385 (p) 2541-4399 (e) is a language and foreign language learning journal published by English Language Education Department of Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Walisongo Semarang. This journal aims at presenting and discussing some outstanding issues dealing with language and foreign language teaching learning and language studies.

The article submitted has not yet been published elsewhere, original, research-based, unpublished and not under review for possible publication in other journals.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in Vision: a language and foreign language learning journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific methods. It is therefore essential to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. As the publisher of Vision: Journal of Language Learning, Publisher takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously, and it recognizes its ethical and other responsibilities. Publisher committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.  

Publication Decisions

Vision: a language and foreign language learning journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair Play

An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also help the author in improving the paper.

Promptness

Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. The relevant citation should accompany any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works and if the authors have used the work and words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same paper to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on 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.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

 

Peer Review Process

VISION: Journal for Language and Foreign Language Learning, ISSN: 2252-8385 (p) 2541-4399 (e) s a journal that implements the peer review process. All articles submitted to this journal will be reviewed in a closed (blind review) by a minimum of two reviewers (associate editor). The response from the reviewer will be the consideration for the editor (editorial board) to determine whether an article can be published (accepted), published if revised or discarded (rejected). The returned articles must be upgraded by the authors. After the authors make improvements in accordance with feedback from the reviewer, the author should resend (re-submit) and will be reviewed again. To avoid plagiarism all articles submitted to Vision: Journal of Language Learning will be checked with anti-plagiarism software.

 

Plagiarism Screening

To avoid Plagiarism, every submitted manuscript will be screened by PlagScan and Turnitin.

 

Reference Manager

The author must use the manager's reference application: Mendeley or Zotero for the manuscript.

 

Open Access Statement

VISION: Journal for Language and Foreign Language Learning, ISSN: 2252-8385 (p) 2541-4399 (e) is loyal to open access for academic work. All the original articles and review papers published in this journal are free to access immediately from the date of publication. We don’t charge any fees for any reader to download articles and reviews for their scholarly use.

VISION: Journal for Language and Foreign Language Learning, ISSN: 2252-8385 (p) 2541-4399 (e) also operates under the Creative Commons Licence CC BY-NC. It allows for the reproduction of articles, free of charge, for non-commercial use only and with the appropriate citation information. All authors publishing with the IJCR accept these as the terms of publication.

 

Grammar Check

The author should use Grammarly to correct all grammar errors and enhance the manuscript.