Journal of Quality Education is
the official journal of the International Society for Education.
A key objective is to share information, learn what others learned,
and discuss future challenges in research, intervention, classroom
management, and policy making in International Education, which
promotes members' activities and further addresses educational
While this journal pursues comprehensive and multidisciplinary
aspects of international education, the journal encourages members
with various expertise and professions ranging from policy-making
to field practice to submit articles from diverse perspectives.
Therefore, an article should be prepared in such a way to make
readable to student' parent(s) and general public as well as
Authors should prepare and submit manuscripts based on the following
1. Eligibility: The first author,
in principle, should be the member of the Japan International
Society for Education. Those who do not hold the membership of
the Association ought to make an application for admission concurrently
with the manuscript submission. Journal of Quality Education
does not accept the manuscript that has been published or
will be published elsewhere.
2. Research Ethics: All researches
involving cases should fully concern the participants' privacy
and personal data.
3. Language use: Articles can be
written in either Japanese or English.
4. Types and formats of Articles:
As shown in Table 1, six types of articles
are considered for inclusion. In addition, articles that are
invited by the Editorial Board could be published.
Structure and subdivision of the article are shown in Table
Table 1 Types of Articles
||Review of articles and
literature related to education with
analysis and comments of authors.
||Report or description of
programs/projects related to education.
Table 2 Structure and Subdivision of Articles
|Format and Subdivision
and Research Paper should have an English Abstract not exceeding
100 words. Survey Article and Research Paper need to be structured
in the following way:
||If you want
more Japanese to read your article, a Japanese abstract can also
be added to Survey Article, Research Paper, Report.
It should be checked by native Japanese.
||The text in
Survey Article and Research Paper also need to be structured
in the following way.
of the research, and the literature of the issue,.
||Should be included
in Survey Article and Research Paper. Can be included in Report
for readers' information,
|Acknowledgements（could be omitted）
||Can include Information
on grants received
5. Review of Manuscripts
The Editorial Board reviews the submitted
manuscripts and might refer back to the authors for revision
within 6 months. Authors should send back the revised version
that shows where changes have been made. If the referred-back
manuscripts are not sent back for more than 3 months from the
returning date, it is regarded as a withdrawal from the submission.
6. Arrangement of Manuscripts:
The text should be typed or printed in
9.5 point type, on one side of the page, fully single-spaced using
A4 size white paper of good quality. Number all pages consecutively,
starting with the title page. In addition, body text excluding
figures and tables should be word (.doc) format. For figures and tables, it should be submitted
separately from body text with either excel (.xls) or EPS format. For the case which has no choice but to submit
by hard copy, it should be printed clearly as much as it can.
1)The Title Page: The submitted
manuscript must have The Title Page. It should contain the article
title, type of publication, number of pages, number of figures,
tables and photographs, number of necessary reprints and key
words. It should also contain the name of author(s), affiliation(s),
corresponding author's mailing address, telephone number, fax
number and e-mail address. Authors' name should be in order of
'First name Initial of Middle name. Surname' (eg. James C. Bond).
2)Names: Technical terms
and foreign names should be written in the original languages.
3)Figures, Tables and Photographs: Figures,
tables and photographs should be typed on separate sheets. All
of them should be numbered (Figure 1, Table 1, Photograph 1)
consecutively in Arabic numerals. Insertion section of figures,
tables and photographs should be indicated in the text. Title
should be indicated in each figure, table and photograph. Addition
to the title, brief explanation may be cited if necessary. Figures
and photographs should be clear enough to be printed as they
are. One sheet should contain only one figure, table or photograph.
All the references should be listed
in the end of the text. Reference should be made for example,
"see Aumann(1976)" in the text. In principle, abbreviation
should not be used for the title of journals. Names of all authors
should be cited in the references and up to three authors of
a reference ought to be cited in the text. In case of more than
five authors, use "et al"after the citation of four
authors in the text. Followings are some examples of references
1) Paper appeared in journals
Author(s). Title. Name of the journal.
Vol. Year. Page.
|1) Aumann, R., "Agreeing
to disagree,"Annals of Statistics 4, 1976, 1236-39.
2) Kihlstrom, R., A. Mas-Colell, and H. Sonnenschein, "The
demand theory of the weak axiom of revealed preference,"Econometrica
44, 1976, 971-78.
2) Paper appeared in books
of the book. Year. Publisher. Page.
Matrices with dominant diagonals and economic theory, K.J.Arrow,
S. Karlin, and P. Suppes, eds., Mathematical methods in the
social sciences,1959, Stanford University Press,
Author(s). Title. Vol. Year. Page.
|4）von Neumann, J., and O.
Morgenstern, The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, 1944,
Princeton: University Press.
8. Manuscript Submission
A manuscript must be sent through e-mail.
When sending through email, the manuscript in electric form should
put cover letter, abstract, text, references, tables and figures
together into one file of Word or either of PDF, rtf and doc
format. Figures or photos could be saved in separate files (with
jpeg or PDF format), if attaching to the text of Word file has
any inconvenience. If not possible to send electric documents
through e-mail, they can be submitted by post saving all the
files on CD-R/RW and other memories. When accepted, figures and
photos could be requested to send by the publisher.
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9. Decision and Copyright: The
Editorial Board discusses and decides the acceptance of manuscript.
Accepted manuscripts become the property of International Society