Peer Review Process
The peer review practice is intended to ensure that the published materials are of sound quality. It is considered as the heart of good scholarly publication and is carried out by all reputable scientific journals. Our referees play a vital role in maintaining the high standards of Konstruktivisme : Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pembelajaran and all manuscripts are peer-reviewed following the procedure outlined below. The submission and review process will be carried out online through the Online Journal System.
Initial manuscript evaluation
The Editors first evaluate all papers. It is rare, but it is possible for an exceptional manuscript to be accepted at this stage. The article rejection at this stage are insufficiently original, have serious scientific flaws, or are outside the aims and scope of the journal. Those that meet the minimum criteria are normally passed on to at least 2 experts for review.
Authors of manuscripts rejected at this stage will be informed within 2-3 weeks of paper reception.
Type of peer review
This journal employs a blind review, where the author and referee remain anonymous throughout the process.
How the referee is selected
Whenever possible, referees are matched to the paper according to their expertise. Our database is constantly being updated. We welcome suggestions for referees from the author though these recommendations are not necessarily used.
Referees are asked to evaluate whether the manuscript:
– Is original.
– Comply with the focus and scope of the journal.
– Makes a theoretical contribution to the study of education.
– Is methodologically sound.
– Follows appropriate ethical guidelines.
– Has results which are clearly presented and support the conclusions.
– Correctly references previous relevant work.
Language correction is not part of the peer review process, but referees may, if so wish, suggest corrections to the manuscript.
How long does the review process take?
The time required for the review process depends on the response of the referees. However, the typical time for Konstruktivisme : Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pembelajaran is approximately 2-4 weeks. Should the referees' reports contradict one another or a report is unnecessarily delayed, a further expert opinion will be sought. The Editor's decision will be sent to the author with recommendations made by the referees, which usually includes verbatim comments by the referees. Revised manuscripts might be returned to the initial referees who may then request another revision of a manuscript.
A final decision to accept or reject the manuscript will be sent to the author along with any recommendations made by the referees, and may include verbatim comments by the referees.
The Editor's decision is final
Referees advise the Editor, who is responsible for the final decision to accept or reject the article.
Becoming a referee for Konstruktivisme : Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pembelajaran
If you are not currently a referee for the International Journal of Pedagogy and Teacher Education but would like to be considered as a referee, please contact the editorial office at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The benefits of refereeing for Konstruktivisme : Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pembelajaran include the opportunity to read, see and evaluate the latest work in your research area at an early stage, and to contribute to the overall integrity of academic research and its published documentation.