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Journal of Asia TEFLopen access

Country South Korea  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Linguistics and Language
Publication typeJournals
ISSN24661511, 17383102
Coverage2004, 2007, 2010-2019
Scope The Journal of Asia TEFL publishes articles on research and teaching of English as a foreign or second language, especially in Asian contexts, including TEFL theory and methodology, proficiency goals and assessment, language education policy, curriculum and materials development, international or intercultural communication, teacher education, and multimedia-assisted language teaching. The Journal of Asia TEFL is an international, fully refereed journal. It welcomes submissions from around the world as well as from Asia.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Linguistics and Language2005Q4
Linguistics and Language2006Q4
Linguistics and Language2007Q4
Linguistics and Language2011Q4
Linguistics and Language2012Q3
Linguistics and Language2013Q2
Linguistics and Language2014Q2
Linguistics and Language2015Q2
Linguistics and Language2016Q2
Linguistics and Language2017Q2
Linguistics and Language2018Q2
Linguistics and Language2019Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.122
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.129
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.266
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.140
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.287
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.544
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.760
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.705
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.026
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.122
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.129
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.282
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.153
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.299
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.612
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.535
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.737
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.048
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.122
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.129
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.340
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.545
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.770
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201816
Self Cites201979
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20061
Total Cites20072
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20111
Total Cites20129
Total Cites201313
Total Cites201424
Total Cites201511
Total Cites201620
Total Cites201741
Total Cites201853
Total Cites2019126
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20040
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20060.048
External Cites per document20070.095
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.026
External Cites per document20120.108
External Cites per document20130.099
External Cites per document20140.224
External Cites per document20150.139
External Cites per document20160.194
External Cites per document20170.478
External Cites per document20180.374
External Cites per document20190.275
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.048
Cites per document20070.095
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.026
Cites per document20120.122
Cites per document20130.129
Cites per document20140.282
Cites per document20150.153
Cites per document20160.299
Cites per document20170.612
Cites per document20180.535
Cites per document20190.737
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents201814
Non-citable documents201914
Citable documents20040
Citable documents200521
Citable documents200621
Citable documents200721
Citable documents20101
Citable documents201139
Citable documents201274
Citable documents2013101
Citable documents201485
Citable documents201572
Citable documents201667
Citable documents201767
Citable documents201899
Citable documents2019171
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20040
Uncited documents200523
Uncited documents200622
Uncited documents200721
Uncited documents20101
Uncited documents201140
Uncited documents201271
Uncited documents201395
Uncited documents201476
Uncited documents201566
Uncited documents201654
Uncited documents201753
Uncited documents201880
Uncited documents2019107
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20061
Cited documents20072
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20111
Cited documents20127
Cited documents201311
Cited documents201414
Cited documents201511
Cited documents201617
Cited documents201720
Cited documents201833
Cited documents201978
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