Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The focus and scope of the journal EduBiologia Biological Science and Education Journal includes pure biology and biology education. In detail, this coverage includes:

  1. Pure biology which includes biotechnology, ecology, microbiology, genetics, botany, zoology, cell biology, applied biology, biochemistry, and other biological studies that are relevant to biology in a broad sense.
  2. Biology education, including curriculum, instruction, and assessment of Biology, research method in education and biology, conceptual construction, thiking skills, and scientific literacy on Biology, learning media, tools, and modules development, pedagogical content knowledge for Biology.



Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

Articles must be written in Indonesian, but abstract must use the Indonesian and English version. Please refer to the document template in Template EduBiologia-Biological Science and Education Journal that also available on Sidebar. The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document. Manuscripts will be first reviewed by editorial boards. All submitted papers are subject to a double-blind review process. Articles submitted to this online journal will be peer reviewed by at least 2 (two) reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

After the manuscript is submitted by the relevant author through an online submission process, the journal editor screens the manuscript and decides whether to continue the review process or not. Only after completing the initial review will the manuscript be sent to a peer reviewer. Fundamental to the initial screening is the relevance of the paper to the journal scope; the paper format, and the authenticity of the manuscripts which will be checked immediately after online submission. Papers with less than 25% similarity will be accepted and further reviewed; 25-35% need to be revised by the author, and more than 35% will be rejected. The results of the screening will be notified to the authors via email.

Finally, journal editors consider peer reviewer reports and make the final decision to accept or reject the manuscript for publication. Accepted articles will be available online following the journal's peer review process. Authors will be notified by email about the status of their papers or they can access them online.

Publication Frequency

EduBiologia: Biological Science and Education Journal is published twice a year, January and July. Each edition consists of 10-15 articles. Journal articles will be published collectively with their own Table of Contents, or each manuscript will be published as soon as the manuscript is ready.



Open Access Policy

EduBiologia: Biological Science and Education Journal is an open-access journal. This journal provides immediate open access to every article on the principle that making research freely accessible to the public; It supports a greater global exchange of knowledge; and an invaluable way to boost the visibility and impact of research.

This also means that EduBiologia: Biological Science and Education Journal it's free availability on the public Internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than that inseparable from gaining access to the Internet itself.


Publication Ethics

Plagiarism Checker

The article that can be reviewed by editor board after completing the attachment of plagiarism checker. The following are the tools of checker:

  1. Plagiarisma
  2. Duplicity-Checker 
  3. Turnitin
  4. Plagiarism Checker
  5. Other tools of plagiarism

Ethical Guideline for EduBiologia-Biological Science and Education Journal

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.  

LPPM Universitas Indraprasta PGRI as publisher of EduBiologia-Biological Science and Education Journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. 

Publication decisions

The EduBiologia-Biological Science and Education Journal editor is responsible for deciding which articles to submit to journals should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers should always drive such decisions. Editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and limited by the legal requirements that will apply regarding defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

Editors at all times evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content regardless of the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy.


Editors and editorial staff may not disclose any information about the submitted manuscript to anyone other than authors, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisors and appropriate publishers.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished material disclosed in the submitted manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the author.