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Regulations for the Submission of Papers

Chapter 1 General Regulations

Article 1 (Purpose) The purpose of the regulation is to stipulate all matters related to submission and publication of the Korean Association of General Education's journal “Korean Journal of General Education” (hereinafter referred to as the journal).

Chapter 2 Publication

Article 2 (Number of Publications and Dates)

  • 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. With a resolution by the Editorial Committee, the number of publications may be increased or decreased or a special issue may be published, if necessary.

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

  • 1. The deadline for submission of paper 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 Committee shall decide and announce any changes.

Chapter 3 Submission

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

  • 1. At the time of submission, both the main author and co-authors must be members of the Association.
  • 2. Eligibility for the submission of papers is limited to life-long members or those who have paid annual membership fees for the year.
  • 3. When submitting a paper, one must pay a reviewing fee of KRW 60,000.
  • 4. Contributors must comply with the Code of Ethics of the Association.

Article 5 (How to Submit) Contributors must comply with the Code of Ethics of the Association when submitting their papers.

  • 1. For submission of paper, the online submission system of the Association shall be used.
  • 2. At the time of submission, the paper file, the researcher’s ethics pledge and the copyright transfer agreement, and the results of the originality check must be submitted.
  • 3. If you intend to submit a joint research paper with a minor (under the age of 19) or a family member (spouse, child, etc. within 4th degree of kinship) (hereinafter referred to as ‘person with a special relationship’), a plan for participation in research by a person with a special relationship or a plan for co-authoring a paper with a person with a special relationship [separate form] must be submitted to the editorial board in advance.

Chapter 4 Papers

Article 6 (Preparation of Writing) The following should be considered when writing a paper:

  • 1. Compliance with paper 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 (Contents and Form of Papers) Contents and form of papers shall follow the guidelines of the journal.

  • 1. Contents of paper must conform to the aims and scope of the journal.
  • 2. The structure and notation method of the paper shall follow the paper writing guidelines.
  • 3. Papers that do not follow the paper writing guidelines may be rejected for review and publication.

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 papers.

Chapter 5 Restrictions

Article 9 (Restriction of Submissions) Re-submission of papers that have been rejected without revision is prohibited.

  • 1. Papers that are judged as ‘major revision’ or ‘unpublishable’ can be re-submitted after reflecting the reviewer’s revision 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) Copyright 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 Publication Fee

Article 12 (Publication Fee) When publication is confirmed, the contributor shall pay the publication fee according to the following standards:

  • 1. General paper: KRW 200,000 per paper (however, KRW 100,000 per paper for doctoral students is the fee).
  • 2. Paper supported by research fund: Additional payment of KRW 200,000 from standard paper amount.
  • 3. Excess publication fee: When the standard volume (120 pages of 200-character manuscript paper) is exceeded, an additional KRW 20,000 shall be paid for every 10 pages of 200-character manuscript paper.
  • 4. Fees for proofreading and correction by native English speaker for abstract: KRW 20,000 per paper.

Chapter 8 Supplementary Provisions

Article 13 (Others) Matters not specified in these regulations shall follow general practice.

Article 14 (Enforcement) These regulations shall take effect on March 1, 2010.

Article 15 (Revised) These revised regulations shall take effect on January 1, 2018.

Article 16 (Revised) These revised regulations shall take effect on January 6, 2023.


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