About the Journal

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. 

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 geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.

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

This journal charges the following author fees:

If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

Jika naskah diterima untuk publikasi, Anda akan diminta untuk membayar Biaya Publikasi Artikel.

a. Author(s) from outside Indonesia: USD 0.00

      Penulis berasal dari luar Indonesia: USD 0.00

b. Author(s) from Indonesia (one institution): IDR 300,000.00

      Penulis berasal dari Indonesia (institusi yang sama): IDR 300.000,00

c. Author(s) from Indonesia (different institution): IDR 250,000.00

      Penulis berasal dari Indonesia (institusi yang berbeda): IDR 250.000,00

d. Author(s) from Indonesia and other country: IDR 150.000.00

      Penulis berasal dari Indonesia dan negara lain: IDR 150.000,00

 

Fast-Track Review (Optional): 500.000,00 (IDR)

Review Jalur Cepat (Opsional): 500.000,00 (IDR)

If you want the review process, editorial decision, and author notification on this manuscript to be completed within 3 weeks, you can make the payment for Fast-Track Review Process. For further information, please contact Editor in Chief (+6281214414530)

Jika Anda ingin proses review, keputusan editorial, dan pemberitahuan kepada penulis mengenai naskah selesai dalam waktu 3 minggu, maka Anda dapat melakukan pembayaran untuk proses Fast-Track Review. Untuk informasi lebih lanjut, silahkan menghubungi Editor in Chief (+6281214414530)

Waiver Policy

Kebijakan Waiver

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work. Please contact Editor in Chief (+6281214414530)

 Jika Anda tidak memiliki dana untuk membayar biaya tersebut, Anda tetap memiliki kesempatan untuk mendapatkan keringanan biaya. Kami tidak ingin permasalahan biaya mencegah publikasi artikel yang baik. Silahkan menghubungi Editor in Chief (+6281214414530)

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. The accepted manuscript has a maximum similarity level of 24%.
 

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.

Copyright

If the article is accepted for publication, the authors will continue to retain the copyright and grant non-exclusive publishing rights to the journal as the publisher of the articles. As the copyright holder, the authors grant the journal to publish and provide the manuscripts in all forms and media for the purpose of publication and dissemination of the published articles.

Furthermore, the authors retain unrestricted rights to use and share their own published articles as legally as possible without written permission from the journal, as long as attributed properly; that the articles are initially published in this journal.

The journal follows COPE’s Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for scholarly publication to protect the research results and takes allegations of any infringements, plagiarisms, ethical issues, and frauds should those issues arise. The manuscript is attributed as the authors' work and is properly identified.

License 

Works in this journal are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Based on the license terms, users are free to:

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

  • Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

  • ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

Notices:

  • You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
  • No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.

Publication fee waivers

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work. Please contact Editor in Chief (+6281214414530)

 Jika Anda tidak memiliki dana untuk membayar biaya tersebut, Anda tetap memiliki kesempatan untuk mendapatkan keringanan biaya. Kami tidak ingin permasalahan biaya mencegah publikasi artikel yang baik. Silahkan menghubungi Editor in Chief (+6281214414530)

Sponsors

  • Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan UIN Alauddin Makassar