The publication processes of the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences are based on the unbiased production, development and sharing of information using scientific methods.
Refereed articles are studies that ensure the application of the scientific method and impartiality. In the realization of scientific production, all components of the publication process; publishers, editors, authors, referees and readers must comply with ethical principles. In this context, the publication ethics and open access policy of the Journal of İnönü University Educational Sciences Institute, in line with the guidelines and policies published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (For example, the "Publication Ethics Committee (COPE) Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors, “Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors” and “COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors”) require that all components of the publication process comply with ethical principles.
If situations such as manipulating and distorting the data used in the articles and using fake data are detected, this situation will be officially reported to the institution where the article writer works and the article will be rejected. Our journal has the right to request the output files of the analysis results from the authors according to the feedback given by the editors and / or referees.
Publisher's Ethical Responsibilities
İnönü University, the publisher of the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences, is a non-profit public education institution that pursues the public interest.
Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences has been published under the direction of the editorial board or editorial board since 2014.
The Editorial Board of the Journal of İnönü University Educational Sciences Institute is formed by the Executive Board of the İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences. Members of the Editorial Board are appointed for three years, considering the branches of education. As the head of the Editorial Board, a chief editor and, depending on the situation, one or more assistant editors and field editors are determined. A new member is appointed to replace the leaving member. The term of the expired member can be extended. According to the subject of the article, when necessary, the editor may send articles to faculty members who are not members of the Board of Editors for review as a field editor.
Responsibilities of İnönü University Journal of Educational Sciences Editorial Board
The Editorial Board of the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences is responsible for every article submitted to the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences and even all processes after its publication, and the Editorial Board knows this responsibility. This responsibility, considering only the public interest in decisions made on issues related to the journal; it requires making decisions independently without considering personal gain. The relationship between the Publisher and the Editorial Board is based on the principle of independence, and all decisions taken by the editors are independent of the publisher and other persons and organizations.
Editorial Board of İnönü University Journal of Educational Sciences Institute strives to continuously improve the journal and increase its publication quality.
The Editorial Board of İnönü University Journal of Educational Sciences ensures that journal policies such as publication, blind review, evaluation process, ethical principles are determined and implemented.
Editorial Board of İnönü University Journal of Educational Sciences preserves the copyright of the article authors published in the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences.
The Editorial Board of İnönü University Journal of Educational Sciences is responsible for taking measures regarding intellectual property rights, unscientific-unethical behaviors, plagiarism, sending (citation) gangs during the publishing process of articles and journals.
The Editorial Board of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences prepares an “Author's Guide” containing the information requirements of the author (s) and a “Referee Guide” containing the information that the referees will need during the evaluation phase, and updates it when necessary.
The Editorial Board of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences determines policies to motivate the referees and the author (s).
The Editorial Board of İnönü University Journal of Educational Sciences keeps the records of each article and correspondence related to the journal in electronic or printed form.
Ethical Responsibilities of Chief Editor, Editors and Field Editors
Editors strive to meet the information needs of referees, author (s), researchers, practitioners and readers, to provide feedback when necessary, to act according to the principles of clarity in matters that require correction and explanation during the publication process.
While deciding on the publication of articles, editors take care that the articles are original and contribute to the scientific literature, readers, researchers and practitioners.
When editors make positive or negative decisions about the articles, the original value of the articles, their contribution to the field, the validity and reliability of the research method.
They take into account the clarity of the report and the purpose and scope of the journal.
Editors take the submitted articles to the pre-evaluation stage as long as there is no significant problem, consider positive referee suggestions, and do not change the decisions made by the previous editor (s) unless there is a serious problem.
Editors implement the policies of blind review and evaluation process, which are among the publishing policies of the journal, keep the identity information of the referees confidential, and ensure that each article is evaluated objectively and in time.
Editors send the articles by taking into account the field of expertise of the editors and referees, and they support the impartial and independent evaluation.
Editors take into account whether there is a conflict of interest between editors, referees and author (s) for unbiased evaluation of the article.
Editors seek to ensure that the referee pool is diverse and constantly updated.
Editors avoid unscientific reviews that do not follow academic etiquette.
Editors ensure that the journal publishing processes are operated in accordance with the publication policies and guidelines, inform their areas of duty in the process about the developments in publication policies, and prepare training programs when necessary.
Editors are in effective communication with everyone involved in the publishing process and hold meetings at regular intervals.
Editors ensure the protection of personal data in reviewed articles; protect individual data of authors, referees and readers.
Editors; They pay attention to the protection of human and animal rights in the articles, they care about documenting the explicit consent of the participants of the article, the approval of the ethics committee of the participants of the article, and they reject the article when they do not have permission for experimental research.
Editors; They take precautions against misconduct. When there are complaints about misconduct, he makes an objective investigation and shares the findings on the subject.
Editors ensure that errors, inconsistencies or misdirections in the articles are corrected.
Editors protect the intellectual property rights of the published articles and defend the rights of the journal and the author (s) in case of violation. In addition, they take necessary measures to ensure that the content of published articles does not infringe the intellectual property rights of other publications; They do the authenticity-similarity check.
Editors take into account the consistent criticism of the articles published in the Journal, and give the right to reply to the author (s) of the criticized articles.
Editors also consider studies with negative results.
Editors examine the complaints submitted to the Journal and make the necessary explanations.
Ethical Responsibilities of Referees
In the process of reviewing the articles of İnönü University Journal of Educational Sciences, the two-way blind refereeing principle is applied, the referees of the author (s) and the referees do not recognize the authors. Referees cannot communicate directly with the authors; The article evaluation forms and the notes specified on the text and requests for correction are conveyed to the author (s) by the editors through the journal management system. Referees who will evaluate the articles submitted to the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences should bear the following ethical responsibilities: Referees should only accept articles related to their field of expertise.
Referees should make the assessment in neutral and confidentiality. In accordance with this principle, they should destroy the articles they have reviewed after the evaluation process, but use them after publication. Nationality, gender, religious belief, political belief and commercial concerns should not disturb the neutrality of the evaluation.
When the referees understand that there is a conflict of interest, they should refuse to evaluate the article and inform the editors.
Referees should make the evaluation in a constructive language in accordance with academic etiquette; Avoid personal comments containing insults and hostility.
The referees should evaluate the article, which they accepted, within the time limit.
Ethical Responsibilities of Authors
Ethical responsibilities of the author (s) who apply to the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences: Author (s) should not send an article that they have published elsewhere or sent to be published elsewhere, or more than one article at the same time to the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences.
Author (s) must submit an original article to the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences.
Author (s) should correctly refer (cite) to the sources they use during article writing in line with ethical principles.
The names of persons who do not contribute to the article should not be written as authors, and it should not be suggested to change the order of the author of an article submitted for publication, to remove or add authors.
Individuals who have a conflict of interest and a common interest related to the article for publication should be reported to the editors.
Information from the author (s) about their articles during the evaluation process or if data is requested, they should provide the expected information to the Editors.
The author (s) must document that the rights to use the data they use in their articles, permission for research-analysis or the consent of the participants on which they have researched.
The author (s) should contact the editor to inform, correct or retract when they notice the error in the evaluation and early viewing or electronically published article.
The author (s) have obtained the approval of the ethics committee for research that requires data collection by quantitative or qualitative methods such as experiments, questionnaires, scales, interviews, observations, focus group studies that require ethics committee decision; The name of the ethics committee, the date and number of the decision should be indicated on the first-last page of the candidate article and in the method section, and the document showing the ethics committee decision should be uploaded to the system with the application of the article. In addition, case reports should include information about obtaining the consent form / consent form in the article.
The author (s) should present in the article the evidence that they adhere to ethical principles in the data collection process (such as obtaining permission from others to use documents such as scale, questionnaire, photograph). It should be stated in the articles that research and publication ethics and copyright regulations for intellectual and artistic works are complied with. If the research was carried out on human and animal subjects, it should be reported that the research was carried out in accordance with international reports, guidelines, etc.
Ethics committee approval is not required from the author (s) for review articles. However, for articles that do not require an ethics committee decision, it should be stated that an ethics committee decision is not required, on the first-last page and method section of the article.
Notifying the Editor of Non-Compliance with Ethical Principles
In the Journal of İnönü University Institute of Educational Sciences, if an unethical situation is encountered in the journal of editors, referees, authors or an article in the evaluation process, early appearance or a published article, by message to email@example.com must.