The Journal of Educational Research in Mathematics will follow the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (https://doaj.org/bestpractice) developed by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) the American Psychology Association(APA)’s ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct (https://www.apa.org/ethics/code).
The URL of official journal web site is http://www.jerm.or.kr
The JERM team endeavors to make a good website. JERM website demonstrates that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards. It does not contain any misleading information, including any attempt to mimic another journal/publisher’s site.
2. Name of Journal
The official journal title is the Journal of Educational Research in Mathematics (JERM) the abbreviation of ISO is JERM
3. Peer Review Process
The JERM has on online submission and peer review system at http://www.jerm.or.kr/submission
All papers, including those invited by the Editor, are subject to peer review. A manuscript is first reviewed for its format and adherence to the aims and scope of the journal. If the manuscript does not fit the aims and scope of the Journal or does not adhere to the Instructions for Authors, it may be returned to the author immediately after receipt and without a review. Before reviewing, all submitted manuscripts are inspected by Similarity Check powered by iThenticate (https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/), a plagiarism-screening tool.
The journal uses a double-blind peer-review process: the reviewers do not know the identity of the authors, and vice versa. Manuscripts are reviewed by at least 3 external experts and editors. JERM’s average turnaround time from submission to decision is 2 weeks. The editor is responsible for the final decision whether the manuscript is accepted or rejected.
4. Ownership and Management
This journal is owned by the publisher, The Korea Society of Education Studies in Mathematics (KSESM). (https://ksesm.jams.or.kr/co/main/jmMain.kci).
5/6. Governing Body / Editorial Team and Contact Information
The governing body is the journal's editorial board. The full names and affiliations of the journal’s editors and members of journal management team are displayed on the About (Editorial Board & Journal Management Team) tab of journal homepage, and the contact information for the Editor and editorial office is on the About (Contact Us) tab.
7. Copyright and Licensing
Copyright to all published materials in JERM is owned by the Korean Society of Educational Studies in Mathematics(KSESM) All authors should agree to the copyright transfer during the submission process.
Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. To use the tables or figures of JERM in other journals, books or media for scholarly, educational purposes, the process of permission request to the publisher of JERM is not necessary. All contents of the journal are available immediately upon publication without embargo period.
8. Author Fees
All manuscripts accepted to be published in JERM should make a full payment of the article processing fee as well as the annual membership fee for KSESM.
9. Process for Identification of and Dealing with Allegations of Research Misconduct
The editorial board of JERM have carefully examined all submitted manuscripts whether these are abided by the ethical guidelines of the ICMJE and COPE. The published articles have involved the statements of conflict of interest, institutional review board, informed consent, and human/animal rights.
When the Journal faces suspected cases of research and publication misconduct such as a redundant (duplicate) publication, plagiarism, fabricated data, changes in authorship, undisclosed conflicts of interest, an ethical problem discovered with the submitted manuscript, a reviewer who has appropriated an author’s idea or data, complaints against editors, and other issues, the resolving process will follow the flowchart provided by the COPE (http://publicationethics.org/resources/flowcharts). The editorial board of JERM will discuss the suspected cases and reach a decision. JERM will not hesitate to publish errata, corrigenda, clarifications, retractions, and apologies when needed.
10. Publication Ethics
JERM follows the Guideline on APA’s ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct (https://www.apa.org/ethics/code).
Good Publication of COPE (https://publicationethics.org), Recommendations of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http://www.icmje.org/recommendations) Our publication ethics are displayed on the Editorial Policy (Publication Ethics) tab of journal homepage.
11. Publishing Schedule
JERM is published Quarterly (February 28th, May 31st, August 31st, November 30th) a year.
Full text of JERM has been archived in National Library of Korea (http://www.nl.go.kr). Authors can archive publisher's version/PDF. JERM provides the electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event the journal is no longer published by archiving in National Library of Korea.
13. Revenues Sources
Revenue sources are from the support of the KSESM membership.
JERM does not accept any advertisements currently.
15. Direct Marketing
Journal propagation has been done through the journal web site and distribution of an introduction pamphlet. Advertised targets are mainly members of the KSESM and various researchers. Invitations to submit a manuscript are usually focused on the presenters at conferences, seminars, or workshops if the topic is related to the journal's aims and scope.