Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Physics Education is an integrated forum for communicating scientific advances in the field of physics and education physics. The journal reports significant new findings related to physics applications and education physics, including: learning media development, learning methods development, learning methods implementation and several application of physics.

The Journal of Physics Education publishes comprehensive research articles and invited reviews by leading expert in the field. Papers will be selected that high scientific merit, impart important new knowledge, and are of high interest to physics and education physics community. 

 

Section Policies

Volume 1 Nomor 1, 2013

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Volume 1 Nomor 2, 2013

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 2 Nomor 1, 2014

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 2 Nomor 2, 2014

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 3 Nomor 1, 2015

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 3 Nomor 2, 2015

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 4 Nomor 1, 2016

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 4 Nomor 2, 2016

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

volume 5 Nomor 1, 2017

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 5 Nomor 2, 2017

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 6 Nomor 1, Maret 2018

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Volume 7 Nomor 1, Maret 2019

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.

The research article submitted to this journal will be double blind review at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.

 

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.

 

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 open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. 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. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative.

 

Publication Fee

JPF Jurnal Pendidikan Fisika does not charge author(s) APCs (Article Publication Charges), submission charges, or another fees. All processes of article publication are free of charge.

 

Policy of Screening for Plagiarism

All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.
 

 

Publication Ethics

This publishing ethics is mostly adopted from Elsevier Publishing Ethics

Duties of the Publisher

As the publisher of the journal, Jurusan Pendidikan Fisika UIN Alauddin Makassar must stand as a guardiance of the scholarly papers published by the journal. The publisher must fully support the huge efforts made by the editors. As a peer review journal, the publisher must built a solid communication with the reviewers.

The publisher should have relationship with other institutions in the field. Besides, we must also provide editors with technical, procedural, and legal support. And the most important thing is to educate authors/researchers on publishing etics.   


Duties of the Editors

Publication Decision

The editor of the journal is solely and independently responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published. 

Peer-Review

The editor shall ensure that the peer review process is fair, unbiased, timely. Research articles must typically be reviewed by at least two external and independent reviewers. The editor must keep a good communication with reviewers.

Fair Play

The editor should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content regardless of race, gender, sexual, orientation, religous belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

The editor shall use the journal's standard electronic submission system for all journal communications.

The editor shall establish, along with the publisher, a transparent mechanism for appeal against editorial decisions.

Duties of the Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper. Peer review is an essential component of formal scholarly communication, and lies at the heart of the scientific method.

Confidentiality

Reviewers must keep the received papers as confidential documents. They must not share the review or information about the paper with anyone or contact the author directly without permission from the editor. 

Standard of Objectivity and Competing Interests

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Reviewers should be aware of any personal bias they may have and take this into account when reviewing a paper. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

If a reviewer suggests that an author includes citations to the reviewer's (or the associates') work, this must be for genuine scientific reasons and not with the intention of increasing reviewer's citation count or enhancing the visibility of their work (or that of their associates). 

Duties of Authors

The authors must ensure that his/her manuscript does not infringe any copyright laws, and must indemnify the editors and publisher against any copyright infringement. It is the responsibility of the authors to obtain permission to use copyrighted material and provide such evidence upon submitting the manuscript.

Above all, matters about journal publishing ethics refer to "Peraturan Kepala Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia Nomor 5 Tahun 2014 Tentang Kode Etika Publikasi Ilmiah" (The Rules of Indonesian Institute of Sciences Regarding of Code of Scientific Publication Ethics) as it can be downloaded HERE.