Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Natural Science and Integration contains publications of research and review literature in the field of science learning such as chemistry learning, physics learning, biology learning, natural science learning and science integration as a form of intellectual property.

 

 

 

 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Publication Frequency

This journal is published twice a year, in April and October

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Author Guidelines

A. TITLE

The Title is an Article Topic that Describes the Research Design, written with 16pt letters, Thick, Maximum Garamond 12 Words.

B. ABSTRACT

Use 10 pt Garamond letters with one space between the lines. The left indent is 2.5 cm and the right indent is 0 cm and the maximum length consists of 250 words. The abstract must contain, at a minimum, the main objectives, methodology, main findings and conclusions. Abstract written in English and Indonesian.

C. KEYWORDS

Keywords use the letters Garamond, 10pt, lower case; between 3-5 keywords. Keywords must reflect the topic, subtopics, themes, research design and research context.

D. INTRODUCTION

In the section heading section, Garamond, 12 pt, thick, with a distance of 6 pt space to the body of the text. Next, for content, use Garamond, 12 pt, normal using one space between lines and 6 pt spacing for paragraphs. To use this style of journal environment, just follow the template you are reading. As for the content in the introduction, it must contain: First, presentation of the main research topic. second, include the latest literature or cite the latest research literature related to the article being reviewed. Third, it must show gaps that have not been filled by research / literature, inconsistencies and controversies that arise between existing literature. Fourth, it contains the problem, the purpose of the study, the context of the study, and the unit of analysis used, and Fifth, displays what is discussed in the structure of the article. "If you use quotation (direct quotation), it is written in italic (italic) like this".

E. METHODOLOGY

The methodology section describes the steps that were taken in executing the study. Therefore it needs to be displayed in sufficient detail to the reader why the method used is reliable and valid in presenting findings. The elements that must be present in this section are the research design, research subjects / population and research samples, data collection techniques, and data analysis used.

F. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION

The main provisions in writing research findings are as follows: (1) Present the findings briefly, while still providing sufficient detail to support the conclusions. (2) Can use tables or figures, but do not repeat the same information. (3) Each finding must be interpreted properly This discussion / discussion section should be written between 1000 - 1500 words. This section is the most important part of a scientific article. Therefore, this section must: (1) Restate the main objectives of the study; (2) Reaffirming the importance of research by stating its main contribution; (3) Summarizing the findings related to the research objectives or hypotheses; (4) Reconnecting findings with literature and results found by other researchers; (5) Provides possible explanations for unexpected findings; (6) Discuss the implications of the study; (7) Addressing the limitations of research; (8) Discuss the continuation of research (Kotzé, 2007)

G. WRITING OF FORMULA, TABLES AND IMAGES

Writing rules for formulas, must use Equation with indent 1.27 pt, and numbers begin with (1). All images must be centered and numbered consecutively. All tables must be centered and numbered consecutively. Writing the verses of the Qur'an and the hadith are written in full with the meaning. The length of the article is between 18-25 pages including pictures, tables, nomenclature, references and others.

H. CONCLUSION

Conclusions are answers from the problem formulation.

I. Appreciation If necessary

you can add appreciation to this section to express gratitude to those who have sponsored your research or those who have contributed to your research.

J. SITATION AND REFERENCES

Writing is recommended to use Mendeley for citation and APA 6 (American Psychological Association version 6) as a reference style ("APA Format - 6 th Edition," n.d.). Examples of citation, citation 1 (Abdul Rahman, Mohammad Yusof, Kashefi, & Baharum, 2012), citation 2 (Ahmad, 2012) and citation 3 (Hanapi, 2013) References Abdul Rahman, R., Mohammad Yusof, Y., Kashefi, H., & Baharum, S. (2012). Developing mathematical communication skills of engineering students. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 46, 5541–5547. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.472 Ahmad, F. A. (2012). Philosophical Underpinnings of Islamic Management Method: Worldview, Epistemology and Ontology. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2 (20), 150–161. APA Format - 6 th Edition. (n.d.). Hanapi, M. S. (2013). The Conceptual Elements of Development Worldview in the Qur'an: A Study of Thematic Exegesis. American International Journal of Social Science, 2 (3), 40–55. Kotzé, T. (2007). Guidelines on writing a first quantitative academic article. Pretoria: University of Pretoria.

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Peer Review Process

Journal of Natural Science and Integration applies double blind peer review process. Each submission of the manuscript will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers, followed by editorial comments. Editor-in-Chief or editor in accordance with the field of research will provide a decision of acceptance / rejection. The journal follows a systematic peer review and publication policy:

Step - 1: The submitted manuscript is acknowledged within 12-24 hours upon receipt.

Step - 2: The editor checks the manuscript related to the suitability of the theme with the focus and the scope of the journal.

Step - 3: The manuscript is sent to a reviewer. The practice of peer review is to ensure that only good article is published. It is an objective process at the heart of good scholarly publishing and is carried out by all reputable journals. The peer review process takes maximum two weeks.

Step - 4: The review reports are collected from the reviewer and the editor will send the review reports to the authors including all terms and conditions of the publication.

Step - 5: If the paper is accepted subject to modification, the editor will send the review reports to the author/corresponding author including a formal request to modify the paper by seven days as per the suggestions of the reviewers. The author will send the modified paper to the same reviewer of the said paper to justify the modifications. If the paper is again returned by the reviewer, the paper is said to be finally rejected. The journal will not proceed with the said paper. However, in case of very minor changes, the editorial board may consider the paper for further modifications.

Step - 6: The accepted paper is processed for publication (soft copy) upon the successful completion of the journal’s terms and conditions.  

Step - 7: Proof Reading. The editor will send the processed paper for publication (MS Word) to the author/corresponding author for proof reading.

Step - 8: The paper is published online first. The editor will notify the author/corresponding author about online publication with necessary download link. The author/corresponding author may request for any correction in published paper (in case of extremely important changes) within one week of online publication.

Step - 9: The journal is published in print within one until two weeks of online publication.

Step - 10: The editor will ask the authors of the published papers to send their correct and complete mailing address (with proper ZIP Code and postal code) by one week after print publication.

Step - 11: The editor will send the hard copy of Journal of Natural Science and Integration if possible to the authors within one or two months after print publication.

 

Publication Fee

Journal of Natural Science and Integration does not charge APCs, submission charges, or another fee. All processes of article publication are free of charge

 

Scanning Plagiarism

Submitted manuscript in this journal will be checked for plagiarism by editor use turnitin

 

Copyrights Notice

The authors who submit the manuscript hold almost all copyrights. However, the right of publication is transferred to Journal of Natural Science and Integration. The right includes the rights to publish their article for the first time and to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature. This is copyright transfer form (Download) that must be signed by the corresponding author. After Journal of Natural Science and Integration published the article, the authors have the right to deposit it or republish it.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows:

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