Author Guidelines & Journal Policies
The Journal of Home Economics Education Research (JHEER)
Aims and Scope
The Journal of Home Economics Education Research (JHEER) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original, innovative, and interdisciplinary articles that cover diverse issues in home economics education. The journal’s target readers include educators, researchers, administrators, and policy specialists who are involved in home economics education in diverse academic and community settings. The journal welcomes manuscripts that present research (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods), theoretical and conceptual statements, philosophical arguments, program evaluations, curriculum development and assessment, reviews, and case studies with clearly articulated implications for research, policymaking, and/or educational practice.
Guideline for Authors:
GENERAL: Manuscripts should be sent electronically to the editor at email@example.com
- The JHEER publishes manuscripts in home economics education and related fields.
- The JHEER is published quarterly (March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31) as an e-journal.
- If a manuscript or part of a manuscript has been published elsewhere, or if it is currently under review by another journal, it is not eligible for submission. Authors must confirm before submission that there are no conflicts of interest.
- Submitted manuscripts will undergo a double-blind review process.
- Manuscripts should be written in English (or Korean for the regular issues).
- The title page should contain:
- A brief informative title containing the major key words;
- The full names of the authors;
- The author's institutional affiliations;
- Corresponding author’s name and address; and
- In cases where a manuscript is based on the author’s master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation, this should be stated on the first page of the manuscript in a footnote (e.g., “This manuscript is based on part of the first author’s doctoral dissertation.”). The author whose graduation thesis or dissertation the paper is based must be listed as the first author.
- The abstract and main text should use A4 paper, be in Microsoft Word (.docx) or the Korean Hangul Word Processor (.hwp) format, use font size 11, Times New Roman and be double spaced and no longer than 8000 words including references, tables, and figures.
- Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order:
- main text: usually includes introduction, literature review, research methods, results/findings, discussion, and conclusions), and
- Tables can be placed next to the relevant text in the article. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and place any table notes below the table body. Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in them do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article.
- References should follow the American Psychological Association system (APA Publications Manual, 7th Edition).
- The copyright for any manuscript published in JHEER belongs to the journal. The corresponding author must submit the copyright transfer agreement form on behalf of the authors (available to download from the KHEEA website (copyright transfer agreement form)).
- This journal follows the core practices of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and handles cases of research and publication misconduct accordingly (https://publicationethics.org/core-practices). The authors must agree to and sign the Research Ethics Compliance Form provided by the KHEEA (available to download from the KHEEA website (Research ethics Compliance Form)).
- The journal requires that you include in the manuscript details IRB approvals, ethical treatment of human and animal research participants, and gathering of informed consent, as appropriate. You will be expected to declare all conflicts of interest, or none, on submission.
- If a submission is accepted, the author is responsible for approving the galley proofs. Revising the content of the manuscript is not allowed during the galley proof preparation stage. However, corrections that are considered critical may be made by the editorial committee with the consent of the author (corresponding author).
- Two articles by the same author cannot be published in a single issue unless the articles have been written with different co-authors. A maximum of two articles by a single author with different co-authors may be published in a single issue.