Discipline(s) / Subdiscipline(s):
1. Social Sciences
- Education & educational research
Print ISSN: 2289-3180
Publisher: Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
Publication type: Print & Electronic
Publication frequency: 1 time(s) per year
Journal Website: http://ejournal.upsi.edu.my/index.php/AEARJ/index
Asian Eduction Action Research Journal
Faculty of Education and Human Development
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
35900 Tanjong Malim
No Phone: 6015- 4879 7502 / 7503 / 7506 / 7621
Faks: 6015-4879 7297
AEARJ (ISSN 2289-3180 / eISSN 0128-0473) is a refereed journal published once a year (December) by the Faculty of Education and Human Development at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris. It is intendedfor teachers, educators, scholars, policy makers and stake-holders to make the outcomes of action research projects in education and across the professions widely available. It is also a platform to provide models of effective action research and to enable educators to share their experiences as an individual, reflective practice or as group empowerment. Articles of a general nature on methodological and epistemological issues related to action research that demonstrates connections betweeb practice and theory is highly welcome.
Peer Review Policy
Publishable manuscripts will be referred to the Editorial Advisory Board members and/or other reviewers. Author are encouraged to suggest names of possible reviewers. Author will be notified about the editorial decision within six weeks from the date of manuscript receipt. Manuscripts are accepted conditionally, pending authors‘ revision of the material.
AEARJ is double blind peer reviewed. The editorial processes follow standard procedures thus:
Call for submissions/Online submissions
Article submissions and acknowledgements
Allocation of reviewers based on article content
Author re-submissions if necessary
Further editing and processing
Evaluation for publication
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Talib Mohamed Hashim
Dr. Priyalatha Govindasamy, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azlina Abu Bakar@Mohd, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Dr. Zahari Suppian, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Dr. Amelia Mohd Noor, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Dr. Nor Junainah Mohd Isa, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Puan Nor Firdous Mohamed, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Guidelines for preparing manuscripts
- Contributions can be written in the Malay and English Language and sent electronically to the Managing Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Authors are required to use the publication template (refer Appendix 1) and format the manuscript accordingly before submission.
- All manuscripts must be typed in Microsoft Word and single spaced (New Times Roman - Font 12). Margins are to be set at Normal (2.54cm all round) and paper size at A4 (21 x 29.7cm).
- Submissions should be more than 4500 words but not exceed 6000 words.
- Each manuscript must have an abstract (not exceeding 250 words) and 5 key words.
Title Page Affiliations:
- The title page should carry the title, the author(s)’ name(s) and the affiliated institution(s).
Figures, Tables and Illustrations:
- Each figure, table and illustration should be clearly titled and numbered consecutively. All visual presentations including photographs, illustrations, tables, charts, diagrams, etc. must be camera ready for immediate reproduction. All original figures or glossy should be provided.
Please adhere to the instructions provided for citations in text and the bibliography.
In text. The author(s)’ name(s) and date of publication should be given, e.g. (Jones, 1975); for quotations (Jones & Smith, 1974, p.79).
In references. References should be cited as illustrated below. References to articles and chapters in edited books should be as shown in the examples below.
Marohaini Yusoff (Ed.). (2004). Composing behaviours and processes of secondary school students. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press.
Woods, P. (2001). Successful writing for qualitative researchers. London: Routlege Falmer.
- Chapter in Book
Denzin, N.K. (1994). The art and politics of interpretation. In Denzin, N.K. & Lincoln, Y.S. (Eds.), Handbook for qualitative research, (pp.485-500). California: Sage Publications.
- Journal Article
Ball, S.J. (1990). Self-doubt and soft data: Social and technical trajectories in ethnographic fieldwork. Qualitative Studies in Education, vol. 3, 157-171.
- Unpublished Thesis/Dissertation
Samuel, M. (1992). The social construction of text: A study of two contrasting pedagogies. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Hoepfl, M.C. (1997). Choosing qualitative research: A primer for technology education researchers. Journal of Technology Education, 9 (1). Retrieved 12th
April, 2005 from http://scholar.lib.vt.edu./ejounals/JTE/v9n1/hoepfl.html
- Paper Presentations
Loughran, J.J., & Gunstone, R.F. (1996). Self-study in teaching and research. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, April 1996.
Alina Simon. (11 September 2003). Education: A call to corporate sector. New Straits Times, p. 8.
- A minimum of two referees as well as the editor will review each manuscript.
Proofreading and Corrections:
- Proofs will be sent to the author (first-named author if no corresponding author is identified on multi-authored papers) and should be returned within the specified time given.
- We try to acknowledge receipt of manuscript within two weeks but please allow up to 3 weeks if you do not hear from us.