Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Logaritma : Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains are journal dedicated to original or conceptual research that focuses on teaching and learning of mathematics and education and science. The scope received in this journal is as follows: Mathematics education and teaching, Math learning methodology, Media for learning mathematics, Math curriculum, Algebra, Calculus, Solving math problems dan Applied mathematics.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

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.

 

Publication Ethics

 

Publication Ethics

Logaritma : Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains are available in print and online forms which are published twice a year, namely in June and December by the Jurusan Tadris Matematika FTIK IAIN Padangsidimpuan. This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the editorial board, the peer-reviewed and the publisher.

This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors

 

Ethics Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in Logaritma: Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains reviewed by peer-reviewed is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the chief editor, the editorial board, the peer-reviewed and the publisher and the society.

Jurusan Tadris Matematika FTIK IAIN Padangsidimpuan as publisher of Logaritma: Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains takes its duties of guardians over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensure that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.


Publication Decision

The Editor of the Logaritma: Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal’s board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.


Fair Play

An editor at any time evaluate 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 disclosure in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor’s own research without the express written consent of the author.


Publication Ethics for Journal Reviewers

-  Reviewers should assist in improving the quality of a submitted article by reviewing the manuscript with care, consideration and objectivity, in a timely manner.

-  Reviewers should inform the journal editor of any published or submitted content that is similar to the material under review, or any suspected plagiarism.

-  Reviewers should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article or author.

-  Reviewers should respect the confidentially of any information or material during the review process.


Publication Ethics for Journal Authors

-  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. Inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

-  Authors should declare that all work in their submitted piece is original, and cite content from other sources appropriately to avoid plagiarism.

-  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 behaviour and is unacceptable.

-  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.

-  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.

Editors and reviewers will ensure that articles submitted to the journal are original studies which have not been submitted anywhere else. Manuscripts will be fairly and objectively reviewed; authors will receive corrections and suggestions relatively quickly depending on the availability and expertise of reviewers.

 

Publication Fee

Logaritma : Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains does not charge APCs, submission charges, or another fee. All processes of article publication are free of charge.

 

Plagiarism Policy

Logaritma : Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains published by Jurusan Tadris Matematika FTIK UIN Syekh Ali Hasan Ahmad Addary Padangsidimpuan recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable for all authors and therefore establishes the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) when plagiarism is identified by Logaritma : Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pendidikan dan Sains anti-plagiarism software detection using Turnitin software (https://www.turnitin.com) in an article that is submitted for publication.

“Plagiarism is copying another person’s text or ideas and passing the copied material as your own work. You must both delineate (i.e., separate and identify) the copied text from your text and give credit to (i.e., cite the source) the source of the copied text to avoid accusations of plagiarism. Plagiarism is considered fraud and has potentially harsh consequences including loss of a job, loss of reputation, and the assignation of reduced or failing grade in a course."

This definition of plagiarism applies to copied texts and ideas:

  1. Regardless of the source of the copied text or idea.
  2. Regardless of whether the author(s) of the text or idea which you have copied actually copied that text or idea from another source.
  3. Regardless of whether or not the authorship of the text or idea which you copy is known
  4. Regardless of the nature of your text (journal paper/article, web page, book chapter, paper submitted for a college course, etc) into which you copy the text or idea
  5. Regardless of whether or not the author of the source of the copied material gives permission for the material to be copied; and
  6. Regardless of whether you are or are not the author of the source of the copied text or idea (self-plagiarism).
When plagiarism is identified by the Plagiarism Checker (using Turnitin software),  the Editorial Board is responsible for the review of this paper and will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the article in agreement with the following guidelines:
1.  Minor Plagiarism: A small sentence or short paragraph of another manuscript is plagiarized without any significant data or ideas taken from the other papers or publications.
Punishment: A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the manuscript and properly cite the original sources.

2.  Intermediate Plagiarism: A significant data, paragraph, or sentence of an article is plagiarized without proper citation to the original source.
Punishment: The submitted article is automatically rejected.

3.  Severe Plagiarism: A large portion of an article is plagiarized that involves many aspects such as reproducing original results (data, formulation, equation, law, statement, etc.), ideas, and methods presented in other publications.
Punishment: The paper is automatically rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles to the journal.