Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JTLGE is a scholarly forum for the dissemination of research and exemplary evidence-based practice in higher education teaching and learning for graduate employability. Contributions are welcome in relation to any aspect of higher education teaching and learning which relates to the broad topic of graduate employability, including but not confined to:

  • Graduate employability and how it can be evaluated, assessed, judged or measured
  • The relationship between graduate employability and the achievement of graduate attributes, professional competencies and skills and capabilities associated with civic engagement and global citizenship
  • Teaching and learning innovations, experiences, resources and assessments which enhance graduate employability
  • Industry partnerships and perspectives
  • Lifelong learning for capability and professional development.
We welcome the submission of scholarly papers (up to 8000 words for double-blind refereeing) on :
  • Research-based evaluations of innovations and practices
  • Scholarly investigations of the theoretical literature in the field, including new theoretical approaches derived from current literature
  • We particularly encourage papers which are partnerships between stakeholders (industry, graduates, students and academics).

 

Section Policies

EDITORIAL

As the Journal has a continuous publication policy, the editorial will include the editor's overview and introduction of the first paper. The Editorial may be updated from time to time.

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JOURNAL PAPERS

The Editor welcomes original research or evidence-based practice papers that have not been published elsewhere and are not being considered for another journal. Papers up to 8,000 words are accepted which are within the scope of the Journal, as outlined above. All material submitted for publication in this category shall be evaluated by a double blind peer review process. The Editor, in consultation with the Editorial Committee, reserves the right to accept or reject any manuscript. Inquiries should be made to Professor Beverley, Editor: b.oliver@deakin.edu.au

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Articles

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Peer Review Process

JTLGE has a continuous publication system and aims to provide a prompt and efficient review process. From the receipt of a manuscript we aim to provide reviewer reports within six (6) weeks from the submission date. All research and evidence-based papers will undergo a timely, constructive, confidential, fair and impartial double blind review process.

Author(s) will be provided with reviewer comments and the outcome of the review process which may fall under the following categories:

  1. Accepted
  2. Conditionally Accepted: minor revisions to be made by the author(s)
  3. Revise and Resubmit: major revisions needed
  4. Declined.

Evaluation Guidelines for Reviewers

These Evaluation Guidelines are based on those developed by Jon Yorke for evaluating conference submissions for the Australian Technology Network Assessment Conference 2011.

Becoming a Reviewer

The Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability welcomes new Reviewers. To register as a Reviewer please go to the Register tab on the Home page and complete the Profile page, selecting reviewer in the last item on that page.

 

Publication Frequency

The Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability has a continuous publication system, offering scholars an efficient process with a short turn-around time for accepted submissions.

Each annual edition will open in the first scheduled month with published articles; other successfully reviewed articles will be added during the ensuing months.

In this system, articles can be published within a short time frame, guaranteeing currency for authors and readers.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Accordingly no charge is made to accept or publish mansucripts.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Journal and Author Profile

The Editorial Committee is committed to promoting the JTLGE in a variety of ways including pursuing indexing of the Journal in relevant and high quality journal/information resource databases. Authors are also encouraged to enhace their visibility and reach by including their ORCID iD in their Journal profileĀ  and on the cover page when making a new submission.

Similarly authors should consider the inclusion of key words to enhace search engine optimisation and findability of Journal content. For assistance with choosing discipline-relevant terminology authors may wish to see the Australian Education Index and ERIC.