Editorial Policies

 

Focus and Scope

The Audini: Journal of Early Childhood Education is available free of charge (open access) to all readers. The Journal Audini articles include development and research in early childhood, including:

  • Early childhood curriculum
  • Early childhood learning strategies
  • Early childhood learning media
  • Innovations in early childhood education
  • Management of early childhood education
  • Assessment of early childhood development
  • Early childhood environmental empowerment
  • Multiple intelligence early childhood
  • Inclusive early childhood education
  • Development of moral and religious values ​​in early childhood
  • Early childhood physical motor development
  • Early childhood social emotional development
  • Early childhood cognitive development
  • Early childhood language development
  • The development of art and creativity in early childhood
  • Early childhood care.

 

Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor. It will be evaluated in the office, whether it is suitable for Journal of Audini: Journal of Early Childhood Education focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw and similiarity score by using Turnitin. The manuscript will be sent to at least two anonymous reviewers (Double Blind Peer Review). Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses.

The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterwards, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author. Utilizing feedback from the peer review process, the Editor will make a final publication decision. The review process will take approximately 1 to 7 weeks. Decisions categories include:

 

  • Reject - Rejected manuscripts will not be published and authors will not have the opportunity to resubmit a revised version of the manuscript to Journal of Audini: Journal of Early Childhood Education.
  • Resubmit for Review– The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, may be accepted. However, It will require a second round of review.
  • Accept wtih Revisions - Manuscripts receiving an accept-pending-revisions decision will be published in Journal of Audini: Journal of Early Childhood Education. under the condition that minor/major modifications are made. Revisions will be reviewed by an editor to ensure necessary updates are made prior to publication.
  • Accept - Accepted manuscripts will be published in the current form with no further modifications required.

 

Publication Frequency

Audini: Journal of Early Childhood Education published twice a year (April and Oktober) with 5-7 articles published in each issue.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides direct open access to its content on the principle that research articles are freely available to the public supporting greater global knowledge exchange. All articles published on Audini are open access under a Creative Commons license : Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 

Screening for Plagiarism

The submitted manuscript would be check for plagiarism using by Turnitin up to 25%, anti-plagiarism software. Any high-level plagiarism will be banned (temporarily to permanently).

 

Digital Archiving

Audini is stored in various digital archives to ensure long-term digital preservation. These archives include :