Volume 11, No. 2, 2019

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Dr Widad Othman

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Roles and responsibilities

Asean Journal of Open and Distance Learning

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Editor-in-Chief
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Ensure appropriateness and fairness in the appointment of the reviewers.
  • Ensure fair evaluation of the submitted articles.
  • Decide the rejection of articles at the pre-screening stage based on the screening report and the status of accepted articles based on the reported verification of amendments at the final proof stage.
  • Ensure confidentiality in managing the review process and the handling of the submitted journal articles.
  • Ensure the availability of the relevant information and instructions to all reviewers and authors.
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure timely publication of each issue.
  • Strive to improve the quality of the journal.
  • Promote the journal.
  • Actively disclose quality improvement efforts to the editorial board members as well as the journal management team.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with collaborating partners and others.

    Editorial Board Members
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Carry out the duties of a reviewer as per the stipulated roles and responsibilities.
  • Ensure fair evaluation of the submitted articles.
  • Responsible in avoiding conflict of interest by declining the appointment as a reviewer in cases where such situation arises.
  • Ensure confidentiality in conducting the review process.
  • Reveal any ethical issues related to suspicion of plagiarism, falsification, fabrication, and other forms of misconducts found during the review process.
  • Provide informative and good quality feedback/report to the authors. The feedback/report must be written in a polite manner and attempted towards the improvement of the article.
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Provide feedback in a timely manner.
  • Support quality improvement efforts.
  • Promote the journal.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with collaborating partners and others.

    Reviewers
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Carry out the duties of a reviewer as per the stipulated roles and responsibilities.
  • Ensure fair evaluation of the submitted articles.
  • Responsible in avoiding conflict of interest by declining the appointment as a reviewer in cases where such situation arises.
  • Ensure confidentiality in conducting the review process.
  • Reveal any ethical issues related to suspicion of plagiarism, falsification, fabrication, and other forms of misconducts found during the review process.
  • Provide informative and good quality feedback/report to the authors. The feedback/report must be written in a polite manner and attempted towards the improvement of the article.
  • Provide recommendation on the acceptance of articles in the reviewer report
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Provide feedback in a timely manner.
  • Promote the journal.

    Authors
    Corresponding authors are responsible for ensuring that:
  • only original work that is free of plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication is submitted.
  • the submitted article has not been published elsewhere and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • the work reported has been carried after a thorough ethical consideration required in the field of research.
  • secure reproduction rights for the use of resources.
  • contributions from all individual to the article submitted are accurately reflected in the co-author listing and publication credits.
  • all co-authors have reviewed and approved the final version of the submitted article, and the final version of amended article.
  • the signed copyright form is submitted upon consultation with co-authors.
  • every comments/ concerns raised by the reviewers are addressed in revising the article as per the instructions given.
  • the work submitted adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • amended journal articles are submitted in a timely manner.
  • all forms of corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies are communicated to the journal secretariat.

    Managing Editor
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Ensure appropriateness and fairness in the appointment of the reviewers.
  • Ensure fair evaluation of the submitted articles.
  • Ensure confidentiality in managing the review process and the handling of the submitted journal articles.
  • Ensure the availability of the relevant information and instructions to all reviewers and authors.
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Review the amended journal article and ensure good flow and clarity of the articles published.
  • Ensure timely publication of each issue.
  • Strive to improve the quality of the journal.
  • Promote the journal.
  • Actively disclose quality improvement efforts to the editorial board members as well as the journal management team.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with collaborating partners and others.

    Language Editor
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Ensure confidentiality in editing the submitted journal articles.
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure that the articles published are well written and free of language errors.
  • Ensure timely submission of the edited articles.
  • Strive to improve the quality of the journal.
  • Promote the journal.

    Layout Editor
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Ensure confidentiality in formatting the submitted journal articles.
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure that the articles published are well formatted and error free.
  • Ensure timely submission of proof copies.
  • Strive to improve the quality of the journal.
  • Promote the journal.

    Assistant Editor
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Ensure confidentiality in managing the review process and the handling of the submitted journal articles.
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Conduct the pre-screening process in an effective and timely manner.
  • Strive to improve the quality of the journal.
  • Promote the journal.

    Online Publication Officer
  • Maintain the integrity of the journal.
  • Ensure confidentiality in the handling of the submitted journal articles.
  • Adhere to journal policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure timely uploading of approved proof copies.
  • Maintain the journal portal.
  • Strive to improve the quality of the journal.
  • Promote the journal.

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Disclaimer:

The ASEAN Journal of Open and Distance Learning (AJODL) is not affiliated, supported by, nor linked to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The term ASEAN is used here to refer to the geographical area of specific interest to the AJODL. The AJODL is dedicated to the promotion and advancement of Open and Distance Learning particularly in, but not limited to, ASEAN nations.