Publication Ethics

Ethics of the journal


Ethics for editors, reviewers, and writers

The Scientific Journal of educational innovations bound itself to comply with the principles of professional ethics. Although the journal has not become a member of the International Committee on Ethics in Publications (COPE), it has used their guidance in this valuable path and obliged itself to obey following rules.

The Journal of Educational Innovation considers itself responsible for respect to the Research Ethics Charter of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology publications and, In this regard, the following are required as ethical standards for journal editors (including editors, reviewers) as well as original authors and contributors:

General principles:

1. The journal welcomes the receipt of authoritative research papers that contain new scientific findings and is reluctant to publish articles based on collection or translation.

2. Submitted articles should not be published in other national or foreign journals. In addition, after acceptance, the article is reserved for publication and the author is not allowed to publish it in other journals.

3. The journal is free to accept, reject, modify, and edit received articles.

4. Only articles should published in the journal that have not been published in national or foreign journals.

5. Publishing submissions does not necessarily mean collaborating with authors and the magazine has no responsibility in this regard.


Ethics for the Editor

1. The Editor respects the intellectual independence of the authors.

2. The editor's view of all articles submitted to the journal is unbiased and the evaluation of the articles received is based on the qualifications of the articles and regardless of race, religion, nationality, gender, status, and organizational affiliation of the author (s).

3. The editor reviews all articles received within a reasonable time.

4. The final response to a refusal or acceptance of an article is based on the opinions of the jury and the editorial staff.

5. An article may be rejected for plagiarism, incompatibility with the subject area of ​​the journal, or lack of the required minimum standards in the initial review without going through the arbitration process.

6. The editor reserves the right to refuse obscene articles for non-compliance with ethical principles.

7. The editor has full authority to appoint the reviewers of each article. In this case, the editor may ask members of the journal's editorial staff or even the authors of the articles themselves.

8. The editor or internal editor of the journal (on behalf of) is responsible for obtaining copyright forms, requesting originality of the article, potential conflict of interest, and a form of commitment not to submit the original or copy of the article to other journals, even in other formats. The responsible author's commitment to be free from plagiarism will also be taken.

9. Since the review of articles written by the editor for publication in the journal will be a form of conflict of interest, the review of such articles will be transferred to another member of the journal's editorial staff.

10. The editor welcomes the reporting of possible errors in articles published in the journal. If confirmed, the revelation errors will reach the magazine's audience as soon as possible.


Ethics for reviewers

1. Since the process of reviewing an article is one of the essential stages of accepting an article, the esteemed referee must immediately return the article to the editor if he or she feels that the article is not within his or her area of ​​expertise.

2. The jury should respects intellectual independence of the authors and should evaluate the quality of the article impartially.

3. Referees should look at the article for arbitration as a confidential document. Referees should not share or discuss the article with others unless they wish to use others' comments in the arbitration process.

4. The reviewers shall provide the necessary explanations for their comments.

5. Reviewers should consider the authors' negligence in citing similar work.

6. Referees must notify the editor for any delay and set a time for review.

7. Reviewers are not permitted to use information, arguments, and unpublished comments of others submitted to this journal in the form of articles without the permission of the author (s) of the article.


Ethics for writers

1. Read the authors' guide and submit the article according to the stated terms and conditions.

2. The most fundamental moral responsibility of an author is to provide a complete article or report of research that has not attempted to commit plagiarism in any way, including verbatim or near-subject interpretation, similar text quotation or research results of other people.

3. The author is obliged to provide the editorial board with the necessary evidence regarding the submitted article and the research, including article data, documents, and images.

4. Proper reference is required to all sources that have been used, both directly and indirectly.

5. If the article has previously (in this magazine or other journals) been rejected or excluded from the printing process, the author must inform the editor of any possible reasons for rejection or omission from the publication cycle or any corrections made. Explain.

6. All original authors and contributors to an article whose titles are listed in the authors must have at least a scholarly involvement in the preparation of the article. The author is responsible for submitting a copy of the paper to other peer-reviewed authors and obtaining their consent to be cited as co-author.

1. The author is responsible for reporting potential conflicts of interest and sponsors for the research.

2. Submitting an article in the system will be notified by email to all the authors of the article.

3. Including the authors of the article in the article constitutes their essential role in the editing of the article. If the authors of the article have no role in the editing of the article and misuse their names, they should immediately be notified by e-mail.

4. All authors of the article are responsible for the authenticity of the work.

5. In the event of suspicion, the journal reviews articles submitted to the journal system before entering the arbitration process through a similar system.



According to the International Committee on Ethics (COPE) definition, Plagiarism is the unintentional use of words, ideas, expressions, claims or citations of others without proper appreciation, explanation, or reference to the work, the speaker or the speaker. Therefore, it is expected that the authors of the scientific work will accurately record the use of the work of others and appropriately target the audience so that, in addition to preserving honesty, they will be protected from accusations of fraud, negligence and theft.

The following are examples of scientific theft:

1. Submit another article in your own name;

2. Insert the names of authors and researchers who have no role in the article;

3. Copy or duplicate significant portions of another article (even if the article is copied and without reference to one of the authors of the new article);

4. Drawing up results from the research of others in their own name;

5. Repeated publication of an article by an author in several publications;

6. Misrepresenting scientific findings or distorting research findings;

7. Using invalid data or manipulating research data.


How to deal with plagiarism

The journal’s officials are investigating plagiarism. In addition to protecting the credibility and hard work of other researchers, without any tolerance and consideration for scientific theft, the following is the legal approach:

1. The article will be rejected and will be removed from the site if printed.

2. An official letter will be shared with other universities and related national and foreign journals.

3. In a formal letter to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC), universities, institutes, journals and any place where authors have used the privilege of publishing this article, Will be notified.



The responsible author is obliged to submit a letter to the journal along with the submission of the article (in the article submission section):



I am ... the author in charge of the article ... By submitting it to the Journal of Educational Innovation while accepting its content, this article has not been published so far. , I will not send it to another publication. I also undertake that the content of the article has been scientifically verified, and the number and name of the authors has been verified and approved by the other contributing authors.

I will be responsible for all consequences if it is reported or observed in violation of any of these obligations.