Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) is a study about results of research in the areas of early childhood education, Islamic education for children, and also early childhood development and care. Research that discussed can be studied from various viewpoints of science, such as education, philosophy, religion, management of education, sociology, anthropology, and others.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) maintain the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process.

All research articles published in Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini)  undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:

  • All research articles are reviewed by suitably qualified experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided
  • Editorial Team provides the administrative support that allows Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers, and editors alike.
  • Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) additionally benefit through the manuscript referral process from the high-quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Peer Review of Referred Papers:
Editors of Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) will decide promptly whether to accept, reject or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.

 

Publication Frequency

Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) published online twice a year in October and April.

 

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

   

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. More...

 

Review Policy

Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) maintain the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process.

All research articles published in Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini)  undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:

  • All research articles are reviewed by suitably qualified experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided
  • Editorial Team provides the administrative support that allows Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers, and editors alike.
  • Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) additionally benefit through the manuscript referral process from the high-quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Peer Review of Referred Papers:
Editors of Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) will decide promptly whether to accept, reject or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.

 

Review Guidelines

Review Process of Manuscript:

  • Read the abstract to be sure that you have the expertise to review the article. Don’t be afraid to say no to reviewing an article if there is a good reason.
  • Read the information provided by the journal for reviewers, so you will know about the type of manuscript (e.g., a review article, technical note, original research) and the journal’s expectations/parameters.
  • Know the scope and mission of the journal to make sure that the topic of the paper fits in the scope.
  • Read through the entire manuscript initially to see if the paper is worth publishing. Give notes for the content of manuscript if needed (such as the background of research, methods, and reference)

 

Plagiarism Check

In the publication, the Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) strongly opposes plagiarism on its own merits. The Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) is committed to blocking plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

Authors must ensure that they have written the original work completely, and if the author has used the work and/or the words of others that have been quoted or quoted appropriately. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and the author strongly advised. Also, an important part of the work has not been published. The author also respects the writing in the Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) of publication, duplicate, or excessive fraud.

Before the author submits a script to the Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) at least to first check the use of plagiarism. When submitting published articles for authenticity checks, the Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini) recommends the use of Turnitin, Scanner from http://turnitin.com/. Before using Plagiarism Turnitin for the first time, we strongly recommend that authors read the instructions for using this plagiarism detector. The detector plagiarism system for the Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini)  uses and is affiliated with Turnitin.

*Please note that the Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini)  affiliated with Turnitin.*

The article has not been published in other media and does not contain plagiarism. Preferably the author should use reference management software, eg. for Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero. The bibliography and reference system for the Preschool (Jurnal Perkembangan dan Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini)  uses Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero and Turnitin.

 

Publication Ethics

Our ethic statements are based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

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Publication decisions
The editor is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published.
The editor 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 editor 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 express written consent of the author.

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 kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have 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 behavior and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors 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, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources
Proper acknowledgement of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining 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 other substantive conflicts 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.