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Regulations for the Submission of Articles

Chapter 1 General Regulations

Article 1 (Rules) The Korean Association of General Education places following provisions on the submission of articles to the ‘Korean Journal of General Education’.

Chapter 2 Publication

Article 2 (Publishing Schedule)

  • 1. The journal is published six times a year, and the publication dates are February 28, April 30, June 30, August 31, October 31, and December 31.
  • 2. The number of publications or the publication date shall be determined by the Editorial Committee.

Article 3 (Deadline for submission) The deadline for submission is determined by the Editorial Committee.

  • 1. The deadline for submission of articles shall be the 20th of the month before the publication date of the journal.
  • 2. If it is necessary to change the deadline, the editorial board shall decide and announce any changes.

Chapter 3 Submission

Article 4 (Contributions for submission) Regular members of the society are eligible to submit contributions.

  • 1. At the time of submission, both the main author and co-authors must be members of the society.
  • 2. Eligibility for the submission of articles is limited to life-long members or those who have paid annual membership fees for the year.
  • 3. When submitting an article, you must pay the predetermined examination fee.
  • 4. Contributors must follow the researcher's code of ethics established by the society.

Article 5 (How to submit) Use the online submission system.

  • 1. In principle, submission of contributions is via the online submission system of the society.
  • 2. E-mail may be used, in which case the Editorial Board must be notified in advance.

Chapter 4 Articles

Article 6 (Preparation of writing) The following should be considered when writing an article:

  • 1. Compliance with article format
  • 2. Creativity of the research topic
  • 3. Appropriateness of the research methods
  • 4. Feasibility of the research process
  • 5. Contribution of the research results to the journal

Article 7 (Form of articles) The format of the submission must be in accordance with the preparation guidelines.

  • 1. The composition and notation method of the article shall be determined in the preparation guidelines.
  • 2. Papers lacking mandatory components of an article may be rejected without review.

Article 8 (Personal Information) The manuscript for review shall not reveal the personal information of the contributor.

  • 1. Avoid including the author's name or affiliation.
  • 2. Exclude any contents that could inadvertently reveal the contributor’s identity, including other cited articles.

Chapter 5 Restrictions

Article 9 (Restriction of Submissions) Resubmission of articles that have been rejected without revision is prohibited.

  • 1. Papers may be resubmitted after revising the reviewer’s requirements.
  • 2. If it cannot be confirmed that all of the reviewer's revision requirements have been reflected, the paper may be rejected or returned.

Article 10 (Restrictions on publication) Continuous publication is restricted.

  • 1. In principle it is not possible to be published in two consecutive issues as a lead author.
  • 2. In principle, two papers by the same author cannot be published in the same issue.
  • 3. Exceptions may be made by a decision of the editorial committee in special circumstances.

Chapter 6 Copyrights

Article 11 (Transfer of Rights) Copyrights and additional use rights of papers published in the journal are transferred from the authors to the journal/publisher.

  • 1. The publisher of the journal has the exclusive right to challenge any infringement of intellectual property rights.
  • 2. The transfer of copyright from the author (contributor) is subject to written or electronic consent through the online submission system.

Chapter 7 Supplementary Provisions

Article 12 (Others) Matters not specified in these regulations shall follow general practice.

Article 13 (Enforcement) These regulations shall take effect on March 1, 2010.

Article 14 (Revised) These revised regulations shall take effect on February 1, 2022.

Paper Guidelines

  • 1. Structure of article: Write in the order of “Title, Author, Table of Contents, Body, References, Abstract (Korean / English)”. An English abstract is attached to the end of Korean papers, and an English abstract is attached to the end of English papers.
  • 2. Title notation: In principle, only the subject heading should be used, but when writing a subtitle, write a dash (-) in the part following the subject head.
    * Example of title notation: A Study on the Presentation of General Education- Focused on Reference Literature
  • 3. Author's notation: The author's affiliation and e-mail are displayed as footnotes. In the case of co-authoring, the main author (first author, corresponding author) should be written in front of the affiliation.
    * Example of author's notation example:
    1) Kyoyang University, kj12@lac.edu
    * Example of author's notation in joint thesis:
    1) 1st author, Korea University, abcd12@daehan.ac.kr
    2) Corresponding author, Minkuk University, efg@minguk.edu
    3) Co-author, University of Education, hi2017@edu.ac.kr

Example of position and affiliation

Affiliation Position Displayed information
Professor(tenure/non-tenure) Name/OOUniversity/Professor
Instructor Name/OOUniversity/Instructor
Student Name/OOUniversity/Student
Post-doc researcher Name/OOUniversity/Post-doc researcher
Primary and Secondary School Student Name/OOSchool/Student
Teacher Name/OOSchool/Teacher
Other No affiliation / position Name

  • 4. Table of Contents:
    The table of contents notation is “1. 1.1. 1.1.1. ”, within 3 steps, If a 4th division is required, use “① ② ③”.
  • 5. Notation in the text: Symbols should be as in the table of contents. In the case of citations, footnotes are not used for the source. Instead note the source within the text, for example “author (year: number of pages)” or “(author, year: number of pages).
    * Example of in-text citation: Hong Gil-dong (2013: 37) or (Hong Gil-dong, 2013: 37-43)
  • 6. Reference Section: Korean literature orders the reference section by the origin of the source, divided into three categories: “Eastern literature, Western literature, and Websites”.
    Sources should be in the order of the author's name.
    For journal articles use, “Author, (year). The title of the paper, the name of the publishing journal (No.), page start-page end. ”
    When the source is a book, use: “Author, (year). Book title, publisher. ”

    The title of the article is enclosed in double quotation marks (“”) and the title of the book is italicized.
    Each element is separated by a comma(,), followed by a period (.) after the year, the abbreviation, and at the end.
    English literature is described in APA style as follows.
    * Korean literature reference example
    Kim  Chulsoo, Lee Chulsoo (2015). “Citations in General Education Papers”, Research on General Education 9(1), The Korean Society for General Education, 56-80.

    * English literature notation example
    1) Articles
    Paskar, P., Yanuz, H., & Kodsal, M. (2015). Students’ perceptions of computer-assisted instruction environment and their attitudes towards general education learning. General Educational Research, 34 (3), 13-139. 2) Books
    Pelgrum, W. J., & Blomp, T. (2016). The use of computers in general education worldwide. Oxford: Pergamon. 3) Article or chapter in a published book
    White, B. (2011). Satellites and language teaching. In J. K. Gilbert, A. Temple, &C. Underwood (Eds.), Satellite technology in education (pp. 91-102). London: Routledge.
    * Restricted symbols (Do not using the following): center point (․), tilde (~), sickle & double sickle (「 」,『 』) Volume / issue notation (volume, issue, edition), page notation (page, side, p, pp)
  • 7. Preparation of abstract: The abstract is composed of “title, author (affiliation), summary, keywords”, and should be written in both Korean and English versions. In the summary, write “the purpose, subject, method or procedure, result of the study” without exception, and write 5-6 keywords. The length of the abstract should be between 400-600 characters in Korean, comprising 3-4 paragraphs. In terms of summary and keywords, the contents of the Korean and English versions must be the same.
  • 8. Deletion of personal information: The author's name, affiliation, e-mail, and telephone information must not be included in the review paper.
  • 9. Enforcement: This guideline will go into effect on September 1, 2018.


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