Focus and Scope

Focus and Scope

Education, Language Teaching, Linguistics and Literature

ELite Journal is an open peer-reviewed, open access international journal that aims at reporting high-quality empirical and original research contributions in the field of Education, Language Teaching, Linguistics and Literature

We publish four times a year, which means that we publish every 3 months.

The scope of ELite Journal
includes theory and practice in Education, Language Teaching and Learning, Linguistics and Literature, language teachers' training, teaching English as a second/foreign language.

ELite Journal
also publishes book reviews of potential interest to readers. The publication language of the journal is English and Indonesia.

Manuscripts not submitted elsewhere for publication will be considered.
if you have already submitted your paper in preprint or repository, please attach the link to your paper for additional information.

Papers presented at scientific events are also accepted for publication with the same strict peer-review process.

Peer Review Process

The author(s) may suggest a list of potential reviewers (title, name, institution, postage address, and email address) maximum of 10 reviewers to review their paper. Authors can also propose that someone does not review (maximum 5 researchers) with a reasonable explanation. Reviewers must have the ORCID id or Google Scholar id.

Reviewers may also be invited from journals published by major publishers such as Wiley, Elsevier, or Springer. They must come from different institutions with authors; preferably originating from different countries. Reviewers must not be subject to a conflict of interest involving the author(s) or manuscript(s). Nevertheless, the editor is not obligated to use any reviewers suggested by the author(s).

All articles submitted to ELite Journal will be read and reviewed openly (open peer review) by (minimum) 2 Peer-reviewers who are experts in their field.

The Editor may assign the Reviewer(s) from the ELite Journal's peer-reviewers, Author(s)' suggestions, other researchers, and/or other Editorial Members.

The acceptance of an article depends on the novelty of the research, the significance of the article, the truth of the content, the degree of originality, the clarity of description, and the conformity with the objective of the journal.

Articles may be accepted without revision, minor revisions, major revisions, or rejected. The results of reviewed articles by reviewers will be notified to the author via email. The author is given an opportunity to revise his/her article based on the reviewers' suggestion (and editor) no later than 8 weeks after the email notification.

All incoming articles will be checked for authenticity to prevent plagiarism by using Turnitin and/or iThenticate anti-plagiarism software.

The entire process from submission until the publishing of articles is free of charge (no article processing and submission charges).

All articles published in ELite Journal are open access by following the Attribution-ShareAlike license. The full license can be found here.

Publication Frequency

ELite Journal : International Journal of Education, Language, and Literature is a Journal published online biannually in May and November

Screening Plagiarism

Every submitted paper will go through plagiarism screening by similarity check software

References Management

In writing Citation and Bibliography, the authors are strongly advised to use the Reference Management Software with APA style


we collaborate with the alumni association of the Department of Language and Literature Education, Graduate School of Universitas Negeri Surabaya.

Journal History

After hiatus for about two years, we regularly published the journal in 2021, and we published a new issue with the new Editorial Board.