Jurnal Pendidikan Matematika (JPM) is a journal published by Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Islamic University of Malang. The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed with single blind review process. The accepted research articles will be available online (free download) following the journal peer-reviewing process. Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to Reviewers comments. Plagiarism detection of articles in this journal is carried out by using Language used in this journal is Bahasa Indonesia.

The peer review at JPM proceeds in 7 steps with description as follows.

1. Submission of Paper

When the author want to submit their manuscript, this is carried out via an online system supported by the Open Journal System (OJS). But in order to facilitate authors, JPM also accepts paper submissions by email.

2. Editorial Office Assessment

The submitted paper is first assessed by the Editor in Chief.  The Editor-in-Chief (EIC) checks if the manuscript is appropriate, sufficiently original, interesting, and significant for publication. If not, the manuscript may be rejected without being reviewed any further. The Editor in Chief will assignThe editor to checks whether it is suitable with JPM’s focus and scope. The manuscript’s composition and arrangement are evaluated against the journal’s Author Guidelines to make sure it includes the required sections and stylizations. Every submitted manuscript which pass this step will be checked by Turnitin to identify any plagiarism before being reviewed by reviewers.

3. Invitation to Reviewers

The handling editor sends invitations to individuals who he or she believes would be appropriate reviewers based on expertise, closeness of research interest, and no  conflict of interest consideration. The peer review process at JPM involves a community of experts in a narrowly defined field of mathematics education who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.  The impartiality is also maintained by the single blind peer review employed in this journal. So, the reviewer does not know the author’s identity, The manuscript is sent to one reviewers choosed by Editor.

4. Response to Invitations

Potential reviewers consider the invitation against their own expertise, conflicts of interest, and availability. They then decide to accept or decline. In the invitation letter, the editor may ask the potential reviewer for suggestion of alternative reviewers, when he or she declines to review.

5. Review is Conducted

The reviewer allocates time to read the paper several times. The first read is used to form an initial impression of the work. If major problems are found at this stage, the reviewer may feel comfortable rejecting the paper without further work. Otherwise they will read the paper several more times, taking notes so as to build a detailed point-by-point review in Review form. The review is then submitted to the journal, with a recommendation to accept, or reject it, or else with a request for revision (usually flagged as either major or minor) before it is reconsidered.

6. The Decision

The editor sends a decision email to the author including any relevant reviewer comments. Reviewers' comment are sent anonymously to corresponding author to take the necessary actions and responses. At this point, reviewers are also be sent an email or letter letting them know the outcome of their review.

7. Final Steps

If accepted, the manuscript is sent to production. If the manuscript is rejected or sent back to the author for either major or minor revision, the section editor will include constructive comments from the reviewers to help the author improve the article. The author should make corrections and revise the paper per the reviewers’ comments and instructions.

After revision has been made, the author should resubmit the revised manuscript to the editor supplemented with a cover page containing a check list that declares points of correction and revision that have been made.

If the manuscript was sent back for revision, the reviewers should expect to receive the revised version, unless they have opted out of further participation. However, where only minor changes were requested this follow-up review might be done by the section editor.

If the editor is happy with the revised manuscript, it is considered to be accepted. The accepted manuscript will be published online and all are freely available as downloadable pdf files (Fully open acces to download full paper).