The Instructional Development Journal (IDJ) is a peer-reviewed journal and is published by the Center for Instructional Development (CiD) of UIN Suska Riau which is published twice a year. The following are the standards of ethical behavior used in this journal in the publication of articles in line with the Code of Ethics for Editors of COPE Journals. It is hoped that this Code of Ethics can be complied with by all parties involved in the publication of authors, journal managers (editors), bestari partners (reviewers) and publishers.

Publication Decision
The editor determines the publication process and integrates the functions of authors, partners and journal managers to publish good and trusted journals. The editor is responsible for deciding whether articles submitted to journals will be published or not. The editor refers to the policies of the editorial board of the journal which are restricted by law, such as defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. Editors can discuss with editors and reviewers others in making this decision. The editor adheres to the following ethical principles and standards:

  1. Fair Process. Editors evaluate the content of manuscripts on the basis of their expertise regardless of the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality or political philosophy.
  2. confidentiality. The editor and any editorial staff are not permitted to disclose information about the manuscript to anyone other than the best author, partner or reviewer, editorial adviser, and other publishers. Every manuscript received by a reviewer or bistre partner is treated as a confidential document. Manuscripts may not be displayed or discussed with others except those written by the editor
  3. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest. Unpublished material in the submitted manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the author. Confidential information or ideas obtained through peer review must be safeguarded confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers should not consider scripts in which they have a conflict of interest due to competitive, collaborative, or other elements with any author, company or institution associated with the text.

Reviewer work
The reviewer critically examines the scientific material of this work in the area of expertise. The reviewer is responsible for providing input to the Editorial team's decision regarding the eligibility of the manuscript for publication. Peer review assists editors in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with authors can also help authors to improve the quality of the articles they compile.


Each pair who is selected but feels they are not qualified to review the manuscript provided by the editor or from their competence must immediately refuse and not review the process. If you know of a more precise expert, you can recommend an editor to ask him as a partner to be bestari.

Objectivity Standards

The review process must be carried out objectively. The author's personal criticism is imprecise. Reviewers must state their views clearly and include supporting arguments. Statement of sources. Reviewers must identify other relevant works that have not been cited by the author. Every statement that is the result of observations, derivations, or arguments that have been used before must be accompanied by relevant quotations. The best partner or reviewer should also consider substantial similarities or overlap between the text under consideration and other published papers. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others should always be given. Authors should cite publications that influence the nature of their research.

Author assignment

Reporting Standards

Authors of original research reports must present accurate research and research reports. Data retrieved must be written accurately in the research report. Manuscripts should be detailed and have sufficient references to allow others to refer to them properly. Reporting fraud or intentionally inaccurate behavior is unethical and unacceptable.

Originality and plagiarism

Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if authors have used the work and/or words of others, then they must properly cite them according to the rules. An author may not publish a manuscript describing the same research base in more than one major journal or publication. Submitting the same manuscript to multiple journals at the same time is unethical and unethical publishing behavior.

Writing Essays

Authorship should be limited to those who have contributed significantly to the concept, design, implementation, or interpretation of the research being reported on. Anyone who has made a significant contribution should registered as an author. People who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project must be recognized or registered as contributors. Authors must ensure that all member authors submit the manuscript, and all authors must have reviewed and approved the final version of the manuscript and have agreed to publication.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in a published text, the author submits immediately notifying the editor of the journal or publisher and working with the editor to retract or correct the manuscript.


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