Publication Ethic Statement

Edupedia: Jurnal Studi Pendidikan dan Pedagogi Islam is a journal with the aim of being a leading peer-reviewed platform and source of information. This Edupedia journal publishes original research papers, review articles, thoughts, and case studies focusing on topics related to PAI (pendidikan agama Islam) or Islamic religion education that have not been published in other journals in any language or are under review for publication in any journal. It should be noted that the following statements clarify the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing articles in this journal for authors, editors, and reviewers.

Duties of Authors:
Reporting Standard: Authors in the journal Edipedia must offer an accurate description of the original research conducted as well as an objective evaluation of its importance. Researchers must also communicate their findings honestly and without misrepresenting or distorting data. A manuscript must have enough material and references to allow others to copy the work. False or purposefully incorrect statements are unethical and inappropriate. Manuscripts must adhere to the Edupedia journal submission criteria.
Originality and Plagiarism: Authors in this Edupedia publication must guarantee that their submissions are really unique. The paper may not be submitted to other journals concurrently until the editor makes a choice (accepted or rejected). Relevant scientific works and prior publications, both by the authors and by other researchers, must still be recognized and mentioned appropriately. When feasible, the primary literature should be mentioned. Original and full words borrowed straight from other researchers' works must be surrounded by quote marks and accompanied by appropriate citations.
Multiple, Redundant, or Concurrent Publication: In generally, authors should avoid submitting the same work to many journals at the same time. Authors are also not permitted to publish duplicate articles or publications reporting the same study in more than one journal. Submission of the same article to more than one journal at the same time is unethical and inappropriate publishing activity. Publications that result from research programs should be clearly defined, and major publications should be appropriately referenced.
Source acknowledgment: Authors must identify all data sources drawn and used in this study, as well as mention publications that influenced the nature of the work described. Genuine acknowledgement of others' work must always be appropriately cited.
Papers Authorship: The individual's contribution to the study and reporting must be correctly reflected in the authorship of research articles. Authorship should be limited to individuals who have made a major contribution to the research's idea, design, implementation, or interpretation. Others who have contributed significantly must be identified as co-authors. When key contributors are credited as authors, others who made less significant, or simply technical, contributions to research or publications are mentioned in the acknowledgement section. The author also ensures that all authors have viewed and accepted the submitted version of the paper and that their names are included.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors must explicitly state any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that might be considered to impact the results or interpretation of their writings in their papers. All sources of funding for the project must be mentioned.
Fundamental Errors in published scientific work: If the author discovers substantial mistakes or inconsistencies in the submitted article, he or she must tell the journal editor or publisher promptly and collaborate with the editor to retract or rectify the paper.

Duties of Editors:
Publication Decision: The editorial board might approve, reject, or seek a modification of the paper based on the review findings from the reviewers. Editors may be directed by the editorial board's judgment and constrained by applicable legal requirements for defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. In reaching the final judgment, editors may consult with the editorial board or other reviewers. The editorial team of the journal must be accountable for everything they publish, and they must have sufficient procedures and policies in place to assure the quality of the papers published in this journal.
Review of Manuscripts: The in-charge editor must have guaranteed that each paper has undergone an initial appraisal by the editorial board for originality. Editors must govern and use peer review in a fair and intelligent manner. In the information to authors, editors must describe their peer review procedure and specify which portions of the manuscript have been peer-reviewed.

Duties of Reviewers:
Contribution to editorial decisions: Peer reviews assist editors make editorial judgments, and editorial interactions with authors can help writers improve their work. Peer reviews are an essential component of formal scientific communication and are crucial to the scientific method.
Promptness: Selected reviewers who believe they are not competent to assess the research provided in a paper or who are aware that direct review is not feasible shall contact the editor and withdraw from the review process.
Confidentiality: Any submissions submitted for consideration must be kept strictly secret. They may not be displayed or discussed with others without the approval of the editor.
Standard of objectivity: The review must be conducted objectively. The author's critique is unsuitable. Referees must explain their opinions clearly and provide evidence to back them up.
Source acknowledgment: Reviewers should discover relevant published publications that the authors have not mentioned. Citations should be included for previously published assertions of observations, derivations, or reasoning. Should the audience additionally notify the editor if there are significant parallels or overlaps between the article under consideration and other published works about which they have firsthand knowledge?
Disclosure and conflicts of interest: Without the author's specific consent, unpublished material provided in a submitted publication may not be used in review research. Peer-reviewed material and ideas must be kept secret and not utilized for personal advantage. Due to competitive, collaborative, or other links or connections with the authors, corporations, or institutions to which the papers are linked, reviewers may not evaluate manuscripts that have a conflict of interest.