Jurnal EduPsyCouns: Education, Psychology and Counseling. is a peer-reviewed electronic journal. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing articles in this journal, including the author, editor in chief, Editorial Board, peer-reviewer and publisher (Universitas Muhammadiyah Enrekang- Indonesia).
Ethics Guidelines for Journal Publication
Publication of articles in peer-reviewed is an important block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of writers and institutions that support them. Articles that are reviewed by colleagues support and embody the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree on the expected standard of ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: writers, journal editors, peer reviewers, publishers, and the public.
Universitas Muhammadiyah Enrekang as publisher Edumaspul: The Journal of Education is responsible for overseeing and monitoring all stages of publication, and we acknowledge our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprints, or other commercial revenues do not affect or influence editorial decisions. STKIP Muhammadiyah Enrekang which is hosted by the Center for Research and Community Service (P3M) as the home of Edumaspul has the responsibility to provide communication and build partnerships with other institutions to develop journals, but they have no power in publication decisions. All publication decisions are under the responsibility of the Edumaspul Editorial Board
The validation of the work in question and its importance for researchers and readers must always encourage that decision. Editors can be guided by the editorial board's journal policies and are limited by legal requirements that will apply to defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors can negotiate with editors or other reviewers in making this decision.
The editor of Edumaspul Journal at any time evaluates the manuscript for their intellectual content regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the author.
Editor and editorial staff of any Edumaspul Journal may not disclose any information about the manuscript sent to anyone other than the appropriate author, reviewers, prospective reviewers, other editorial advisors and publishers, as appropriate.
Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished material disclosed in the submitted text may not be used in the editor's own research without the author's written consent.
Duties of Reviewers
Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Peer reviews help the editor in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with the author can also help the author improve their paper.
Each selected referee who feels he is not eligible to review the research reported in the text or knows that a quick review is not possible should notify the editor and exclude himself from the review process.
Every text received for review must be treated as a confidential document. They cannot be displayed or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.
Standards of Objectivity
The review must be carried out objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
Acknowledgement of Sources
The reviewer must identify the relevant published work that has not been quoted by the author. Each statement that observations, derivations, or previously reported arguments must be accompanied by relevant citations. The reviewer must also draw the attention of the editor about the substantial similarity or overlap between the texts considered and other published papers that have personal knowledge.
Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
Specific information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers cannot consider text where they have conflicts of interest arising from competition, collaboration, or other relationships or connections with the author, company or institution connected with this paper.
Duties of Authors
The author of the original research report must present an accurate report of the work carried out and objective discussion about its meaning. The underlying data must be accurately represented in the paper. A paper must contain sufficient details and references to enable others to replicate the work. Incorrect or intentionally inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable behavior.
Data Access and Retention
The author is asked to provide raw data in connection with the paper for editorial review, and must be prepared to provide public access to the data, if applicable, and must be in a state prepared to store data for a reasonable time after publication.
Originality and Plagiarism
The author must ensure that they have written the original work completely, and if the author has used the work and / or words of others that this has been quoted or quoted correctly.
Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
An athor must not, in general, publish text which basically describes the same research in more than one journal or main publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously is publishing behavior that is unethical and unacceptable.
Acknowledgement of Sources
Correct recognition of the work of others must always be given. The author must quote publications that have an influence in determining the nature of the work reported.
Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have contributed significantly to the conception, design, implementation, or interpretation of the research reported. All who have made significant contributions must be registered as co-authors. Where there are other people who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they must be recognized or registered as contributors. The right writer must ensure that all suitable co-authors and inappropriate co-authors are included on paper and that all co-authors have seen and agreed to the final version of the paper and have agreed to submit it for publication.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors must disclose in their manuscripts any other financial or substantive conflicts of interest that may be interpreted to influence the results or interpretation of their text. All sources of financial support for the project must be disclosed.
Fundamental errors in published work
When a writer finds significant errors or inaccuracies in his self-published work, it is the duty of the author to immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and work with the editor to retract or repair the paper.