Guide for Authors

Submission of an article to Journal of Research in Techno-based Language Education (JRTLE) implies that the paper has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of an academic thesis) or is not under review for publication elsewhere. Material which has been previously copyrighted, published, or accepted for publication will not be considered for publication in this journal. Submission of a manuscript is interpreted as a statement of certification that no part of the manuscript is copyrighted by any other publisher nor is under review by any other formal publication.

Responsibility for opinions expressed rest solely with the author(s) and their organizations and is not the responsibility of the JRTLE or its Editorial Board. The corresponding author is responsible to obtain all necessary copyright release permissions for the use of any copyrighted materials in the manuscript prior to the submission. The Editors reserve the right to edit or otherwise alter all contributions, but authors will receive proofs for approval before publication. The journal is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author’s responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.


To become familiar with the Peer Review Policy of Journal of Research in Techno-based Language Education (JRTLE), please read the Peer Review Process section.

  • Authors should make their submissions via the online submission system so that their papers can be sent for review. Submissions by email are not acceptable and will be discarded.
  • To submit your article, please read the guidelines below. Please note that manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned. Only sufficient quality manuscripts that meet the aims and scope of JRTLE will be reviewed.
  • Manuscripts submitted to JRTLE should neither be published previously nor be under consideration for publication in another journal.



All the articles should adopt the APA style (7th edition) which includes the following items in the following order:

  • Title page: Including the topic of the article, the names of the authors as well as the department or organization they are working for in English, address, telephone number, and e-mail.
  • Body: Including the title, abstract (between 150 to 250 words), keywords (between 3 to 5 words), introduction, review of the related literature, methods of research, results and discussion. The manuscript should be between 3000 to 7000 words.
  • Acknowledgments: (If necessary)
  • References

NOTE: For avoiding desk rejection, all authors seeking for article submission are requested to submit the plagiarism report (Maximum 20%) along with the other required files mentioned above (i.e., title page & main manuscript, ...) to the Journal. They must get the legal plagiarism report from the links below:

Links for non-Iranian authors:

Link for Iranian authors:


Article Processing Charge

All articles published in JRTLE are open access and freely available online immediately upon publication. From 2023, the processing charge will be applied to all peer-reviewed accepted article to cover the cost of processing. The article processing charge (APC) payable for an article is agreed as part of the initial evaluation of the manuscript, peer review process, proofreading, journal management and development as well as indexing and archiving. The APC is payable when a manuscript is accepted after peer review, before it is published. APCs will not be refunded when articles are retracted as a result of author error or misconduct. The regular review process may take up to 6-10 weeks from the submission date.

Article processing charge for Iranian and non-Iranian authors is (active as 2024 issues):

  • Iranian authors (1,500,000 Rials)
  • Non-Iranian authors (100 USD)


Fast Review Service

Faster Review service which is optional to help the writer who urgently need for publishing article faster but do not set aside the quality of the article. The review report will be available within 2 weeks and the author(s) will have to send an email request after the submission for fast-track review to journal ( Fast track review fee is an additional fee separate from regular APC. The fast-track review process would start upon receipt of payment. Information on the fast track review fee will be available on request.


Submission Preparation Checklist:

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items. Submissions which do not adhere to these guidelines will not be considered.


Copyright and Licensing:

Authors of articles published in Journal of Research in Techno-based Language Education (JRTLE) retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work. To see the details on the JRTLE copyright and licensing, click here.


Privacy Statement:

The names and email addresses entered in JRTLE site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Open Access Statement:

Journal of Research in Techno-based Language Education (JRTLE) is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access. For more info on BOAI, click here.


 Plagiarism Policy

Journal of Research in Techno-based Language Education (JRTLE) takes the necessary measures to examine the incoming papers on their originality, reliability of contained information and correct use of citations. To see JRTLE plagiarism policy, click here.


Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement:

Journal of Research in Techno-based Language Education (JRTLE) is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards. In order to ensure the outcome of providing our readers with an academic journal of high quality, JRTLE is guided by the publication ethics principles. To see the JRTLE publication ethics and malpractice statement click here.