Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Eduscience (JES) publishes original articles on the latest issues and trends occurring regionally and internationally in the educational sciences with the aim to advance our knowledge both in term of theory and practice. Moreover, this journal also covers the issues concerned with the following special sections:
 
  • Mathematics Education
  • Biology Education
  • Civic Education
  • Physics Education
  • Science Education
  • Psychology in natural science education
  • Social and Humaniora Sciences Education
  • All the related educational research

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) reviewers. The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process. Language used in this journal is English and Indonesia.

The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully between 1 - 4 weeks. Please notice that may be paper submissions to this journal the duration of the review process can be up to  1 month.

 

Publication Frequency

The Journal was first published in 2015. Since in 2022, articles are published three times a year in April, Agustus, and December. For April edition, the manuscript received no later than the beginning of Maret. For Agustus edition, the manuscript received no later than the beginning of Juli. and the manuscript edition December received no later than the beginning of November.

 

 

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Peer Review Process

Firstly, the editor uses a plagiarism checker and also indexing machines to check whether there is any plagiarism activity that happened during the writing process and product. If any plagiarism found, the proposed article will be rejected. Each published article has been reviewed and suggested to be published by at least two reviewers. The reviewing process is a single-blind review, by removing the authors' name and afiliation. A proofreader checks the article by removing any typo mistakes and improving the writing quality

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

This journal is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institutions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full-text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. 

 

Publication Ethics

This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in our journals, including the authors, the editors, the peer-reviewers and the publisher.

Section A: Publication and authorship 

  1. All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least two International Reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper.
  2. Review processes are blind peer review.
  3. The factors taken into account in the review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability, and language.
  4. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.
  5. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
  6. Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
  7. The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.
  8. No research can be included in more than one publication. 

Section B: Authors’ responsibilities

  1. Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work.
  2. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.
  3. Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere. 
  4. Authors must participate in the peer review process. 
  5. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
  6. All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.
  7. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
  8. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
  9. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
  10. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors. 

Section C: Reviewers’ responsibilities

  1. Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information. 
  2. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author
  3. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments
  4. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
  5. Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
  6. Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers. 

Section D: Editors’ responsibilities

  1. Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
  2. Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
  3. Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
  4. Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record.
  5. Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
  6. Editors should have a clear picture of research funding sources.
  7. Editors should base their decisions solely on the papers’ importance, originality, clarity, and relevance to the publication’s scope.
  8. Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason. 
  9. Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers. 
  10. Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
  11. Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain.
  12. Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem.
  13. Editors should not reject papers based on suspicions; they should have proof of misconduct.
  14. Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers, and board members.

Reference

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). (2011, March 7). Code of Conduct and Best-Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. Retrieved from http://publicationethics.org/

 

Plagiarism Check

In publishing, Jurnal Eduscience (JES) strongly against any case of plagiarism on its own merits. Jurnal Eduscience (JES) commits to deterring plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised. Also, significant parts of the work have not been published. The author also respects entirely Author Guidelines of Jurnal Eduscience (JES) regarding the redundant, duplicate or fraudulent publication.

Before the author submits the manuscript to Jurnal Eduscience (JES) please al least to check first for using plagiarism checker. When submitting a published article for an originality check, Econosains recommends using Turnitin Plagiarism Scanner from http://turnitin.com. It is totally free and easy to use step-by-step process. The similarity rate allowed in the Jurnal Eduscience (JES)  a maximum of 30 percent. Before using turnitin for the first time, we highly recommend that the author reads the instruction to use this plagiarism detector.

*Please notice that Jurnal Eduscience (JES) does not affiliate with http://turnitin.com Plagiarism Scanner.

 

Licensing (Creative Commons) and Archiving

Jurnal Eduscience (JES) uses an exclusive license agreement. The author will retain copyright along with scientific use rights and will be granted publishing and distribution rights. Open author access retains the copyright of their papers, and all open articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-NC-SA), which allows others to distribute and copy articles provided the original is properly cited. Users cannot represent the author as an endorsement of the adaptation of their articles and do not modify the article in such a way as to damage the author's honor or reputation.

 

 

 

Publication Frequency

Jurnal Eduscience (JES) publishes its issues twice in a year,  in June and December.

Jurnal Eduscience (JES) is published by LPPM of Universitas Labuhanbatu.

Commencement of publication: March 2017

 

Article Processing Charges (APCs)

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to publication costs.

Article Publication: 300.000 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication costs.