The decision to which articles should be published is fully depends on editorial board’s decision. It based on requirements that have to be on the article at Jurnal Sikola: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan dan Pembelajaran. The editor may confer one another or with reviewers in making their decisions.
Duties of Editors
- Each editor must ensure that each manuscript initially evaluated by the editor for originality, making use of appropriate software to do so.
- Editors can accept, decline/reject, resubmit for review, or request for revision of the manuscript based on requirement before it hand over to peer reviewers.
- Editor forwarded the manuscript to blind peer reviewer who will make a recommendation to accept, reject, or modify the manuscript.
- Editor must ensure that each manuscript reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to sex, gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.
- Editor must ensure that information regarding manuscripts submitted by the authors kept confidential.
- Editor will not use unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript for his/her own research without written consent of the author.
Duties of Reviewers
- Peer reviewers only agree to review manuscripts for which they have the subject expertise required to carry out a proper assessment and which they can assess in a timely manner.
- Peer reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
- Peer reviewers should respect the confidentiality of data and not reveal any details of a manuscript or its review during or after the peer-review process, beyond those that released by the journal.
- Peer reviewers not use information obtained during the peer-review process for their own or any other person’s or organization’s advantage, or to disadvantage or discredit others.
- Peer reviewers declare all potential conflicting interests, seeking advice from the journal if they are unsure whether something constitutes a relevant interest.
- Peer reviewers not allow their reviews to be influenced by the origins of a manuscript, by the nationality, religious or political beliefs, gender or other characteristics of the authors, or by commercial considerations.
- Peer reviewers must be objective and constructive in their reviews, refraining from being hostile or inflammatory and from making libelous or derogatory personal comments.
- Peer reviewers should acknowledge that there are largely a reciprocal endeavour and undertake to carry out their fair share of reviewing and in a timely manner.
- Peer reviewers provide personal and professional information that is accurate and a true representation of their expertise.
- Peer reviewers recognize that impersonation of another individual during the review process considered as a serious misconduct.
Duties of Authors
- Authors should adhere to publication requirements and author guidelines.
- Authors must ensure that the manuscript is original, free of plagiarism.
- Author should present their manuscript clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation.
- The manuscript has not been published elsewhere and does not submit to other journal during the review process.
- Authors should strive to describe their methods clearly and unambiguously so that their finding can be confirmed by others.
- The research work in order to write the manuscript should have conducted in an ethical and responsible manner and should comply with all relevant legislation.
- Authors should take responsibility for submitted and published work.
- The authorship of manuscript should accurately reflect individual contributions to the work and its reporting.