Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Indonesian Journal of Social Science Education ( IJSSE ) is a peer-reviewed scientific open access, with e-ISSN : 2655-6278   and p-ISSN : 2655-6588 published by Universitas Islam Negeri Fatmawati Sukarno Bengkulu. As an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-refereed journal, the scope of this journal is in the learning and instruction area, which provides a platform for the publication of the most advanced scientific research in the areas of learning, development, instruction, and teaching. The journal welcomes the original empirical investigation. The papers may represent a variety of theoretical perspectives and different methodological approaches. They may refer to any age level, from infants to adults, and to a diversity of learning and instructional settings, from laboratory experiments to field studies. The major criteria in the review and the selection process concern the significance of the contribution to the area of Science of Social Education. 1) Geography Education, 2) History Education, 3) Sociology Education, 4) Civic Education, 5) Anthropology Education, 6) Economic Education, 7) Lifeskill Education

 

 

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

General information

Criteria for publication

Indonesian Journal of Social Science Education ( IJSSE ), is a peer-reviewed journal concerned with the field of Social Science Education under seven main topics, including; 1) Geography Education, 2)History Education, 3) Sociology Education, 4) Civic Education, 5) Anthropology Education, 6) Economic Education, 7) Lifeskill Education.

.The review process

Each submitted manuscript is read by the editorial staff. Only those papers that seem most likely to meet our editorial criteria are sent for full peer review. Those papers assessed by the editors to be of insufficient general interest or otherwise inappropriate are rejected promptly based on internal and external advice from reviewer specialists in the field).

The potential manuscripts that our readership is interested in are sent for the next review, at least by two reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewers' recommendations.

Peer-reviewer Selection

Reviewer selection is essential for the publication process based on many factors, including expertise, reputation, specific recommendations and our experience of reviewing the publication process.  Furthermore, we ensure the potential reviewers before sending them manuscripts to review.

Writing the review

The main purpose of the review is to provide the editors with the information needed to determine the accepted manuscripts. The review should also advise the authors as to how they can rewrite for better paper to comply with editorial requirements. As far as possible, a negative review should explain to the authors the weaknesses of their manuscript, so that rejected authors can understand the basis for the decision and see in broad terms what needs to be done to improve the manuscript. This is secondary to the other functions, however, and referees should not feel obliged to provide detailed, constructive advice to the authors of papers that do not meet the criteria for the journal (as outlined in the letter from the editor when asking for the review).

Anonymity

We conduct a double-blind reviews so to the authors and the reviewer unknown each other. Unless the reviewers feel so strongly to identify the author, nonetheless, we prefer that reviewers are anonymous throughout the review process and beyond.

Peer-review publication policies

All contributions submitted to the specialists for education area that are selected for peer-review. No less than two selected reviewers read the propective articles.

Ethics and security

Indonesian Journal of Social Sciences Education (IJSSE),  editors may seek advice about submitted papers not only from technical reviewers but also on any aspect of a paper that raises concerns. These may include, for example, ethical issues or issues of access to data or materials. Very occasionally, concerns may also relate to the implications to society of publishing a paper, including threats to security. In such circumstances, advice will usually be sought simultaneously with the technical peer-review process. Overall, publishing decisions, the ultimate decision as to whether to publish, is the responsibility of the editor of the journal concerned.

 

Publication Frequency

IJSSE : Indonesian Journal of Social Science Education diterbitkan 2 kali dalam setahun bulan Januari dan Juli

 

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

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Indonesian Journal of Social Science Education ( IJSSE ) is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher, and the society.  

IAIN Bengkulu as the publisher of IJSSE takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. 

Publication decisions

The editor of the IJSSE is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the author's express written consent.

Duties of 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.

Promptness

Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts with conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if they have used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant, or Concurrent Publication

An author should not generally publish manuscripts describing the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unacceptable publishing behavior.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have influenced the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or another substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

 

Anti-Plagiarism Policy

Indonesian Journal of Social Science Education (IJSSE) Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 20% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by Indonesian Journal of Social Science Education (IJSSE) Editorial Board using Turnitin

 

 

References Management

It is recommended to authors to write citations and bibliography using the Zotero and Mendeley applications

 

Indexing and Abstracting

1. SINTA (System of Indonesian Accredited Journal)
2. Google Scholar
3. Moraref
4. Indonesia One Search
5. ROAD
6. GARUDA

   

 

 

Journal Archiving

This journal utilizes the OneSearch: Indonesia National Library 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.