Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Science Education Research (J. Sc. Edu. Research) is  to provide a forum for the sharing, dissemination and discussion of research, experience and perspectives across a wide range of education, teaching, development, instruction, evaluation and assessment, educational media, educational projects and innovations, learning methodologies and new technologies in science education implemented in primary education, secondary education, and tertiary education. Criteria for publication inthis journal are novelty, quality, and general interest in experimental and theoretical science education. Articles are welcome that deal with theoretical analyses, meta-analysis reviews, and results of research or empirical studies from all aspects in science education implemented in primary education, secondary education, and tertiary education. Experimental papers are expected to be brought into relation with theory, and theoretical papers should be connected to present or future experiments. Manuscripts that apply routine use or minor extensions or modifications of established and/or published experimental and theoretical methodologies are appropriate if they report novel results for an important problem of high interest and/or if they provide significant new insights.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All submitted manuscripts in Journal of Science Education Research (J. Sc. Edu. Research) are evaluated by the editorial staff. The manuscripts that evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated as potential interest to our readership are sent to double blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted. The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully Maximun in 30 days.


Publication Frequency

March and September


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.



Call for Papers

Submission open for the edition of Maret and September.

Journal of Science Education Research (J. Sc. Edu. Research) is an open access peer reviewed research journal on basic sciences area that is published by Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta. Journal of Science Education Research (J. Sc. Edu. Research) welcomes and acknowledges high quality theoretical and empirical original research papers, case studies, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, technical note about education at any topic from researchers, academicians, professional, practitioners and students from all over the world. Article are submitted online in the journal site (http://journal.uny.ac.id/index.php/jser/)


Procedure to Avoid Plagiarism

After we receive the articles, we send it to the admin who are responsible for Turnitin account that our university has. He will do the scanning process. From the result of scanning, if we do not find any plagiarism, we will forward the articles to the editor. However, if we find that there is a plagiarism, there will be two actions. First, if the plagiarism is less than 25%, we recommend the writer to revise his/her paper/article. Second, if it is more than 25%, we will reject the papers/articles.



Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 500000.00 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.



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