The International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES) is dedicated to upholding the highest ethical standards and taking all appropriate action to prevent any professional negligence that may occur during all phases of the journal's publication process. It complies with the standards and recommendations set out by the Committee on Dissemination Ethics (COPE), a group that offers guidance and information on all facets of the ethics of publishing, research, conduct, and unauthorized publication.

Each of the elements associated to the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies' (IJITES') declaration of ethics and good practices is described as follows:

Follow up of bad behavior

The Editor is dedicated to upholding strict moral principles and doing everything in its power to prevent any instances of professional carelessness from appearing in its publications. It is completely forbidden to plagiarise. When submitting a document, the authors state that it is original, unpublished, and that they have not submitted it to be considered by any other journals or been completely or partially plagiarized from other publications. They must also include a signed originality letter. The editor of the publication initially evaluates the articles submitted by the authors in light of the editorial policy of the journal and the criteria set in the author guidelines. Any article that doesn't adhere to this first revision will be sent back to the writers for correction before being submitted again.

The plagiarism detection process of the Journal will be as follows

1) Using the professional plagiarism protection programme iThenticate, all articles will be checked for originality.

2) If there is a high degree of resemblance in the document, the author of the plagiarised article will be contacted, supplied documentation (a software report), and requested for comment.

3) The document's editorial procedure won't be finished if it contains plagiarism.

Authorship and contribution

Authorship belongs to people who made a substantial contribution to the training, planning, carrying out, or comprehension of the article. All people who made a significant contribution to the article should be included as co-authors. It is appropriate to acknowledge or identify additional individuals who made significant contributions to different areas of the research. The primary author is accountable for including all co-authors and collaborators in the work and making sure that everyone has evaluated and given their approval for publication of the final version.

When several authors are included on an article, it must be formally stated that each one has made intellectual contributions to its development, that they agree with the manuscript's content, and that the work has not already been published in any other magazine or format.

The reliability of the data and the absence of any alterations to the data to support or refute any hypotheses or assumptions stated must be guaranteed by the authors. In the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES), we may ask the authors to specify the research project in order to adhere to research transparency and assure the association of their works with their authorship.

appeals and complaints.

Any grievance raised throughout the editorial process will receive a prompt response from the Editor. The correspondence will be sent in a confidential form to The entire Editorial Committee will be present if the issue cannot be resolved.

Conflicts of interests

Editors and reviewers of journal publications, as well as authors who submit manuscripts to the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES), are required to declare in writing any relationships that the authors may have with any public or private entities from which the article may have been derived as well as any potential conflicts of interest that might compromise the objectivity or integrity of a publication.

Conflicts of interest are circumstances that might be seen as exerting undue influence on how a work is presented, evaluated, and published. These could be of a monetary, non-monetary, professional, labour, contractual, or even private nature. We sincerely hope that anyone who has reason to believe that a piece of work published or under consideration by the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES) contains an unreported conflict of interest should contact the editor or send an email to

Data analysis. The International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES) encourage openness and transparency with regard to research-related data, codes, and other materials. To enable others to comprehend, verify, and duplicate new findings, authors must keep precise records of their sources. In order for people to share and use these material, authors must also grant access to it and store it in a suitable storage repository.

Privacy statement and ethical oversight.

The names and emails entered on the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES) website will only be used for the reasons specified by this journal and won't be made available for use in any other way. The authors' emails will not be published in the papers because of this. The articles will include institutional affiliation and ORCID code information. The editorial staff of the journal only gathers this data to the degree that it is required or appropriate to achieve the goals of the visitor's contact with the journal. Includes information that makes communication feasible for the editorial process; which is used to tell readers about the authorship and editing of the material and lets to collect aggregate data on the behaviour of readers

With the corresponding exceptions, such as article metrics, the developer Public Knowledge Project can receive the data that will be used to develop this publication platform in an anonymous and aggregated form. The information won't be sold by this journal or PKP, nor will it be used for anything besides what's stated here.

The data of human subjects that appear in the research presented here are the responsibility of the authors who have been published in this publication.

Intellectual property:

 The authors ' documents will be regarded as original and unpublished. Furthermore, it will be recognized that they are not presently being considered for publication elsewhere. As a result, when submitting an article, the author declares explicitly that the following things are true: a) The article has not been published and is not currently being considered for publication in another journal; b) It has not been reported that a previous version of the article has been published as working paper ("grey literature") or on a website; c) All authors are aware of and concur with its content; and d) The author has transferred publication rights to the journal.

Open access is provided by the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES). The editorial committee of the journal's editorial board does not necessarily represent itself in the content of the articles that are published in it because that content is solely the authors' responsibility.

The authors who contribute to International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES) agree to publish their articles under a Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 licence, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any format or medium, as well as remix, transform, and develop it, for any purpose, even commercially, as long as the proper credit is given, a link to the licence is provided, and it indicates that the work is being used under a Creative Commons license Any reasonable method is acceptable, but not any method. It could imply that the licensee approves of you or your use.

Editorial procedure and evaluation.

The Editor will ensure that the evaluation process is discreet, fair, impartial, and tailored to the preferences of the evaluators. It will also protect the identity of the evaluators and outline what is expected of them.

Being a scientific journal, the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES) uses the iThenticate professional plagiarism prevention to check for similarities. It also submits the document to a rigorous evaluation process by outside, national and international academic colleagues who are authorities in the field, in a blind manner. The review lasts between four and seven weeks.

Once the reviewer's favourable or unfavourable thought has been determined, the authors will be informed of it. They will then need to respond to the observations and suggestions for the publication of the article within the time frame set by the editing team. The editor will next decide whether or not to publish the piece after this procedure is complete.

Comments and changes made after publishing.

 Discussions of publications from readers will be welcomed in letters to the editor. The Editor will disclose criticism of any article published in the journal when the circumstances call for it, allowing the authors to defend their positions. This was accomplished through letters the authors wrote to the editor.

When an article has already been accepted for publication or made available on the journal's website, adding new authors is not permitted.


The International Journal of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies (IJITES) Magazine uses the retraction form to address ethical issues in a scientific work, such as those involving the validity of the data or mistakes in the research findings. The authors must submit the retraction request along with their justifications. The journal editor must then assess the procedure before publishing a statement about it in the journal. The original document will be changed to one that reads, "[Article withdrawn]." The words "Article retracted" must be marked in the background of the PDF of the article.