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Lista de comprobación para la preparación de envíos

Como parte del proceso de envío, los autores/as están obligados a comprobar que su envío cumpla todos los elementos que se muestran a continuación. Se devolverán a los autores/as aquellos envíos que no cumplan estas directrices.
  • The submission has not been previously published nor has it been submitted for consideration by any other journal (or an explanation has been provided in the Editor's Comments).
  • The shipping file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF or WordPerfect format.
  • Whenever possible, URLs are provided for references.
  • The text is single spaced; 11 points of font size; italics are used instead of underlining (except in URLs); and all the illustrations, figures and tables are placed in the appropriate places of the text, instead of at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and biliographic requirements summarized in the Author's Guidelines, which appear in About the journal.
  • If submitted to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring an anonymous evaluation should be followed.

Directrices para autores/as

The journal adheres to and exhaustive peer review process. The journal does not have APC, i.e., there is no cost associated to the reviewing and publication of papers.

To collaborate with the journal, authors should follow all the indications given below.

All papers submitted to the journal must be original, unpublished, and not undergoing any review process for publication elsewhere. On submitting their papers, authors accept this condition and any legal and ethical obligations that may derive from it. 

1. Maximum number of authors per paper is four.

2. The author must register on the journal website and provide the information that the registration form asks for. Go to IDENTIFICACIÓN (if you are a registered user) or to REGISTRO (if you are not registered).

3. In the final version of article the names of all the authors MUST be provided (one by one) and in the same order in which they appear in the paper, since this will be the order in which they appear if accepted for publication. One of the authors should figure as "Contacto principal para correspondencia editorial" (Main corresponding author). To ensure blind peer review, the names must not appear in the version for review.

4. If deemed opportune, authors may put forward the names of two reviewers for their article. This should be done in “Step 1” (Paso 1) of the submission in the section “Comments for the editor” (Comentarios para el editor), where the authors should provide the full name  of the reviewer(s), their professional category, complete professional membership and email. This proposal does not imply any obligation on the part of the Editorial Committee to select the reviewers proposed.

5. When sending the originals please download the DOCUMENTO DE ESTILO from the journal website. Originals not sent via this document will not be accepted.

6. Papers should be between 6000 and 8000 words in length, including the title, abstract and references.

7. The title of the paper should be in English and should include an abstract in that language. Abstracts should be between 200 and 250 words and should give a concise explanation of the purpose and aim of the paper, the methodology used, and the main findings and conclusions. It should be written in an impersonal style.

8. The paper should include 4-6 key words in Spanish and English.

9. It is advisable for authors to follow the IMRandD model (Introduction, Methodology, Results and Discussion) recommended by the FECYT for the communication of scientific results, which employs four sections: a) introduction, with the aim of the paper; b) succinct explanation of the methodology, including relevant historiographic sources and references; c) development of the results of the research, contribution and originality; and d) clear, concise conclusions.

10. The format of the document should be Word compatible, in any of its versions.

11. Papers received are submitted to a PRE-evaluation on formal aspects and if they pass this stage they will be undergo peer review. The reviewers will decide whether or not to accept the paper for publication. In the case of important discrepancies between the two reviewers the paper will be sent to a third reviewer. A list of reviewers will be published annually.

12. The internal editorial process will remove all author identification data. Two reviewers will then be selected on the basis of their familiarity with the subject matter. The pre-review and the peer review processes are totally independent and transparent.

13. Authors will receive acknowledgement of receipt of their paper within four weeks maximum of its arrival. They will be informed of its acceptance, modification or rejection within 12 weeks.

14. The editor will notify the authors of the reviewers’ decisions regarding acceptance, review request and rejection of a submission. Authors can ascertain the current situation of a submission at any time via the journal’s online platform. Authors should wait until receiving the editorial committee’s decision before undertaking any change or modification indicated by the reviewers.

15. Papers should follow the style document indications. Cites and references should follow the norms of the A.P.A. (American Psychology Association - Consult: http://www.apastyle.org/), 7ª edition.

16. Papers for evaluation can be submitted at any time. The Editorial Committee will assign them to the issues that are most in line with the subject matter addressed. Please note that at least 75% of published papers in each issue will be research papers.

17. The Revista Interuniversitaria de Formación del Profesorado (RIFOP) is published three times a year in April, August and December.

Once the article is published, each author will have to wait 18 months or 5 issues of the journal to be able to publish again in RIFOP

Authors’ rights

Papers published in the journal are subject to the following terms:

1. The Asociación Universitaria de Formación del Profesorado (AUFOP) is the editor of the RIFOP and holds the copyright of the papers published therein. The reuse of these is allowed under the license for use as indicated under point 2.

© Asociación Universitaria de Formación del Profesorado (AUFOP)

2. The papers are published in electronic version under the license CreativeCommons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-SinObraDerivada 3.0 España (texto legal). Papers can be copied, used, disseminated, transmitted and publicly exhibited provided that: i) the authorship and original publication source are cited (journal, editors and URL of the paper); ii) they are nit used for commercial gain; iii) the existence and specifications of the license for use are mentioned.

3. Auto-archiving conditions. Authors are allowed and encouraged to disseminate electronic pre-print versions (versions prior to peer review) and/or post-print (versions reviwed and accepted for publication) of their papers prior to their publication, since this favors prompt circulation and dissemination and supposes a possible increase in cites and scope within the academic community. 

 Privacy declaration

The names and email addresses incorporated into this journal will be used solely for the declared purposes of the journal and will not be available for any other purposes or to third parties.

 Special Issue Proposal Guidelines

RIFOP welcomes proposals from interested parties for special issues on topics of relevance to the aims and scope of the journal. Those who wish to propose a special issue to the RIFOP journal must send this document to the Editorial Board of the journal (tomasizq@um.es) for evaluation.

Declaración de privacidad

The person responsible for the processing of personal data provided for the journals to which FECYT gives access is the "Revista Interuniversitaria de Formación del Profesorado" by going to the address indicated in "about / contact".

Likewise, you are informed that FECYT acts as the Treatment Manager of each of the files owned by the different journals. Therefore, the FECYT, facilitates the exercise of their rights of access, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, portability of data, opposition and no longer being subject to automated individual decisions, including the preparation of profiles going to the FECYT headquarters, located at C / Pintor Murillo 15, 28100 Alcobendas (Madrid, ES), or by requesting it by email to the address protecciondatos@fecyt.es, along with the accreditation of your identity.

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