Instructions to Authors

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Form of Manuscripts

  • Use the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA 6th edition) as a style reference.

  • The full paper may be up to 20,000 words (Chinese) or 6,000 words (English) in length, including references, tables, figures, and appendixes.

  • Fill out all authors’ full names, affiliations, postal addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses on the submission page. One author will need to be identified as the corresponding author.

  • Abstracts are limited to 500 words (Chinese) or 300 words (English) with no more than five keywords.

  • Main texts of manuscript should be uploaded as Microsoft Word document file. Figures should be high quality with a minimum resolution of 350 dpi in black and white color only, and must be submitted as separate files in TIFF or JPG format.

  • Do not indicate author's name or any identifying information in the paper for the purpose of double-blind review process.

Review Process

  • All submitted manuscripts in this journal have undergone rigorous double-blind peer review, based on initial editor screening and reviewed by at least two anonymous referees.  This journal normally provide reviewer comments for each manuscript within three months of submission, regardless of whether the manuscript has been accepted for publication. Upon receiving the "Notice of Revision", the author are expected to return the revised manuscript and explanations of revision within two weeks. The author is responsible for proofreading after the paper has been edited for publication.


  • Authors whose papers have been accepted for publication must sign the "Transfer of Copyright Agreement" and submit the form to this journal. The copyrights to this paper will then be reserved by Chinese Society for Environmental Education.

  • There are no page charges for publication. However, as a courtesy to the publisher and in order to support the dissemination of JEER, one of the authors of each published paper must subscribe this journal for at least one year. Please visit the publisher website for subscription information or consult Chinese Society of Environmental Education for order form.

  • The corresponding author will received a copy of the published issue in both hard copy and disk form, free of charge.

  • Full articles of this journal are also indexed by airitiLibrary.