Peer Review Policy

Publication of articles in Interval: Indonesian Journal of Mathematical Education is dependent solely on scientific validity and coherence as judged by our editors and/or peer reviewers, who will also assess whether the writing is comprehensible and whether the work represents a useful contribution to the field. Interval: Indonesian Journal of Mathematical Education acknowledged the effort and suggestions made by its reviewers.

Interval: Indonesian Journal of Mathematical Education reviewing policies are:

  1. At least two or more expert reviewers will review every submitted paper. 
  2. Reviewers are unaware of the authors' identity, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (Double-Blind Peer Reviews).
  3. Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  4. Authors must present their papers honestly without falsification, plagiarism, or improper data manipulation.
  5. The editor will let you know about the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully in 1-4 weeks
  6. The Editor's decision is final, and no correspondence can be made concerning the manuscript deemed unsuitable for publication in this journal.
  7. All correspondence will be emailed, including notifications of the Editor's decisions and revision requests.
  8. If the submission is accepted, the authors revise it accordingly

Initial evaluation of manuscripts

The Editor will first evaluate all manuscripts submitted. Although rare, it is feasible for an exceptional manuscript to be accepted at this stage. Those rejected at this stage are insufficiently original, have serious scientific flaws, or are outside the Interval: Indonesian Journal of Mathematical Education aims and scope. Those that meet the minimum criteria are passed on to experts for review.

Type of peer review

Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two or more experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates the already published works, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. The method is double-blind peer review.

Review reports

Reviewers are asked to evaluate whether the manuscript:

  • Is original by stating the objectives and gap clearly
  • Is methodologically sound
  • Follows appropriate ethical guidelines
  • Has results/findings which are clearly presented and support the conclusions
  • Correctly references previous relevant work
  • Reviewers are not expected to correct or copyedit manuscripts. Language correction is not part of the peer review process.

Decision

Reviewers advise the editor, responsible for the final decision to accept or reject the article. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, will consult with Editorial Board members. The editor’s decision is final.

Becoming a Reviewer

If you are not currently a reviewer for Interval: Indonesian Journal of Mathematical Education but would like to be added to the list of reviewers, please get in touch with me. The benefits of reviewing for Interval: Indonesian Journal of Mathematical Education include the opportunity to see and evaluate the latest work in related research areas at an early stage and to be acknowledged in our list of reviewers. You may also be able to cite your work for Integrated Science Education Journal as part of your professional development requirements. Interval: Indonesian Journal of Mathematical Education reviewers are volunteers who contribute their expertise to the science; thus, no financial payments are made.