Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

MES: Journal of Mathematics Education and Science is a scientific journal that studies the fields of mathematics education, mathematics learning based ICT, and applied mathematics. As for those covering the study in this journal:

  1. Mathematics learning for elementary schools, secondary schools, and colleges,
  2. Pedagogical content knowledge as an improvement and development of teacher professionalism in the field of mathematics studies
  3. Development of mathematics learning based ICT,
  4. Creative and innovative mathematics learning by applying learning models,
  5. The field of theoretical study and engineering of ideas relating to the development of mathematics learning, and
  6. Applied mathematics.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

Every journal manuscript included in MES: Journal of Mathematics Education and Science will first be examined by the editor, then reviewed by the reviewer. The review process uses Double-Blind Peer Review. The review process requires at least 4 weeks.

 

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.

 

Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics Statement

MES: Journal of Mathematics Education and Science follows the guidelines of the Head of Indonesian Institute of Sciences Regulation No. 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications sourced from the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics). The Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications upholds three ethical values in publications, namely (i) Neutrality, which is free from conflicting interests in the management of publications; (ii) Justice, namely giving authorship rights to those entitled as authors/writers; and (iii) Honesty, i.e. free from duplication, fabrication, falsification and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications. This statement of ethics applies to all parties involved (author, editorial board, reviewer and publishers) in the act of publishing an article in this journal).

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Manager:

  1. Determine the name of the journal, scope of science, validity, and accreditation if necessary;
  2. Determine editorial board membership;
  3. Define the relationship between the publisher, editor, reviewer and other parties in a contract;
  4. Respect confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, writers, editors, and reviewer;
  5. Apply norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyrights;
  6. Examining journal policies and submitting them to the authors, editorial board, reviewer, and readers;
  7. Creating a code of conduct guide for editors and reviewer;
  8. Publish journals regularly;
  9. Guarantee the availability of financial resources for the sustainability of journal publishing;
  10. Building a network of cooperation and marketing; and
  11. Prepare licensing and other aspects of legality.

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Editor:

  1. Meeting the needs of readers and writers;
  2. Strive to continuously improve the quality of publications;
  3. Implement a process to guarantee the quality of published works;
  4. Promoting freedom of opinion objectively;
  5. Maintaining the integrity of the author's academic track record;
  6. Submit corrections, clarifications, withdrawals, and apologies if needed;
  7. Responsible for the style and format of the paper, while the contents and all statements in the paper are the responsibility of the author;
  8. Actively soliciting the opinions of writers, readers, reviewer, and editorial board members to improve the quality of publications;
  9. Encourage the evaluation of the journal if there are findings;
  10. Supporting initiatives to reduce research and publication errors by asking authors to attach an ethical clearance form that has been approved by the ethical clearance commission;
  11. Support initiatives to educate researchers about the ethics of publications;
  12. Reviewing the effects of published policies on the attitudes of writers and reviewers and fixing them to increase responsibility and minimize errors;
  13. Having an open mind for new opinions or other people's views that may conflict with personal opinions;
  14. Not maintaining the opinions of themselves, authors, or third parties that can lead to decisions that are not objective; and
  15. Encourage writers, so they can improve their writings so that they are published.

Peer-Reviewer Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Obtain the task of the editor to study the paper and submit its review to the editor as material for determining the eligibility of a paper to be published;
  2. Not reviewing papers which involve him, both directly and indirectly;
  3. Maintaining the confidentiality of the author by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations for the manuscript he studied;
  4. Encourage writers to improve the script;
  5. Re-examine the paper that has been repaired in accordance with the specified standards; and
  6. Review the manuscript in a timely manner in accordance with the style of the journal's environment and based on scientific principles (methods of data collection, author's legality, drawing conclusions, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities of the Author:

  1. Ensuring that those who are on the writer's list meet the criteria as an author;
  2. Collective responsibility for the work and contents of the manuscript/article which includes methods, analysis, calculations, and details;
  3. Stating the origin of resources (including funding), both directly and indirectly;
  4. Explain limitations in research;
  5. Respond to comments made by reviewers in a professional and timely manner;
  6. Inform the editor if he will retract his paper; and
  7. Make a statement that the paper submitted for publication is original, has never been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to other publishers.