Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Lemma : Letters of Mathematics Education welcomes high-quality manuscripts resulted from a research project in the scope of mathematics education, which includes, but is not limited to the following topics:

  1. Realistic Mathematics Education
  2. Design/Development Research in Mathematics Education
  3. PISA Task
  4. Mathematics Ability
  5. ICT in Mathematics Education
  6. Lesson Study for Learning Community, and
  7. Ethnomathematics

 

Section Policies

Artikel

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Articles submitted to LEMMA: Letters of Mathematics Education (2407-4527) (2460-1047)  will be evaluated through 2 stages of review, ie pre-review and substance review.

The pre-review of the article is carried out by the editorial team to review the conformity of the article with the focus and scope of the journal as well as the journal style and LEMMA: Letters of Mathematics Education author guidelines. Plagiarism checking is carried out by using Google Scholar and Turnitin software.  Duration of review between 1-2 weeks.

Substantial single-blind reviews are performed by at least 2 reviewers. Duration of review between 3-8 weeks. If desired, the reviewer may request a re-review after the author revises his/her article.

The decision of whether the article can be published is authorized by the Editor in Chief by considering recommendations from reviewers. Articles that have been accepted and have been in-layout will be published in the In Progress issue before the regular issue is published on schedule, so they can be indexable and citable immediately.

 

 

Publication Frequency

Journal LEMMA is a scientific journal published twice a year (Juni and November)

 

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.

Benefits of open access for the author, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints


However, works/articles in this journals as are bound to Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Creative Commons License

 

 

Archiving

This journal uses the LOCKSS system to produce a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits involved or other libraries that generate permanent archive of these journals for the purpose of storage and protection.

 

 

PUBLICATION ETHICS

This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in our journals, including the authors, the editors, the peer-reviewers and the publisher, namely Program Studi Pendidikan Matematika STKIP PGRI Sumatera Barat

Section A: Publication and authorship 

  1. All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least two Reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper.
  2. Review processes are blind peer review.
  3. The factors taken into account in the review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability, and language.
  4. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.
  5. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
  6. Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
  7. The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.
  8. No research can be included in more than one publication. 

Section B: Authors’ responsibilities

  1. Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work.
  2. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.
  3. Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere. 
  4. Authors must participate in the peer review process. 
  5. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
  6. All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.
  7. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
  8. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
  9. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
  10. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors. 

Section C: Reviewers’ responsibilities

  1. Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information. 
  2. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author
  3. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments
  4. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
  5. Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
  6. Reviewers should not review 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. 

Section D: Editors’ responsibilities

  1. Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
  2. Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
  3. Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
  4. Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record.
  5. Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
  6. Editors should base their decisions solely on the papers’ importance, originality, clarity, and relevance to publication’s scope.
  7. Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason. 
  8. Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers. 
  9. Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
  10. Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain.
  11. Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem.



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