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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • I/We confirm that the work is solely submitted to the journal RPTEL.
  • I/We confirm that the work is original; to the extent the work incorporates text passages, figures, data or other material from the works of others, I/We have obtained any necessary permission.
  • I/We confirm that the work has not been published elsewhere in any form or language. Information regarding any prior posting, pre-print, publication or distribution of all or part of the research is included in the Title Page when submitting the work. For the work with content which has been partially published, RPTEL publication processing is only allowed when prior approval is obtained from RPTEL Editorial Board.
  • I/We confirm that the results are presented clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation (including image-based manipulation). I/We warrant APSCE that the work contains nothing that violates the copyrights of another person or entity and that I/We will hold APSCE harmless against any suits, claims, and proceedings which may be brought against me/us or APSCE with regard to copyright.
  • I/We confirm that a complete “Declarations” section – covering [Acknowledgements], [Authors’ contributions], [Authors’ information], [Funding], [Availability of data and material], and [Competing interests] when applicable – is included in the Title Page when submitting the work.

Submission guidelines

Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning (RPTEL) is the official journal of The Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE).

Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit
    Before you submit, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the following.
    • Make sure you are submitting to the most suitable journal - Aims and scope
    • Understand the copyright agreement as stated in the below “Copyright Notice” section.
  1. Ready to submit
    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these editorial policies and formatting guidelines.
    • Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learningpublishes the following article types:
      • Research article
      • Review
    • Manuscripts must be written in concise English. Spelling and punctuation may consistently use any dialect of English (e.g., Australian, British, Canadian, or US).

    • Manuscripts should be no more than 10,000 words in length, including everything.

    • Manuscripts should be submitted in Word. All material on each page should be centered on an A4 size (8.26 x 11.69 inch, or 21 x 29.7 cm) page. Please use a normal, plain font (e.g., 12-point Times New Roman) for text.

    • All pages should be numbered. Please use the automatic page numbering function to number the pages.

    • All figures and tables must be referred to in your text and included in the main manuscript file. Please number and cite tables and figures consecutively using Arabic numerals (i.e. Table 1, Table 2, Figure 1, Figure 2, etc.).

    • This journal adopts the APA Style (7th edition) for in-text citations and references. For further guidance, please see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and the respective web site of the Association (http://www.apastyle.org/).

    • This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. Authors please note that when they submit manuscripts for review, the authors’ information has to be blinded in the title, the contents, and the reference part.

    • Make sure your submission is complete - Prepare supporting information
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