Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Bioedusiana: Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi is a periodic scientific journal that is published twice a year (June-December) which publishes the results of original research on Biology and Biology education. This journal aims to develop concepts, theories, perspectives, paradigms, and methodologies in the study of Biology and Biology Education.

The scope of the Bioedusiana Journal includes:

  1. Research on Biology/Science Learning at all levels of educational units which include learning concepts, lesson plans, learning models, and teaching skills in Biology/Science.
  2. Pure Biology research developed into learning resources, teaching materials, learning media for Biology/ Science and its application in society, or the application of information technology for learning Biology.
  3. The curriculum of Biology education at all levels of educational units which includes learning design, competency analysis, syllabus, and lesson plan.
  4. Classroom action research (CAR) and Lesson Study which includes analysis of the material, methods, student needs, student personality, or student problems.
  5. School management and management of the Biology or Science laboratory.
  6. Other qualitative research, quantitative research and development, and mixed-methods of  Biology education.
  7. Evaluation and assessment of learning Biology/Science.
  8. Lesson study in improving the quality of biology learning.
  9. Other studies for the scope of Biology education.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Bioedusiana: Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi policies related to reviews is as follows:

  1. Each incoming script will be checked using the web check plagiarism, Turnitin.
  2. Each entry will go through a review process.
  3. The review process uses a double-blind peer review.
  4. In the process of reviewing, the reviewer gives consideration related to novelty, scientific impact, conclusions, and references used.
  5. Each submitted text is not sent and or being reviewed in another journal.

The decision of the reviewer will be considered by the editor to:

  1. Accept Submission
  2. Decide Revision Required
  3. Resubmit for review
  4. Resubmit elsewhere
  5. Decline Submission

Manuscripts are rejected for publication because of the following reasons:

  1. Articles do not match the scope of the journal.
  2. Articles do not follow the rules of writing scientific papers or guidelines for journal writing.
  3. Fatal error in the methodology.
  4. The author rejects suggestions for improvements given by reviewers without acceptable reasons.
  5. The script indicates plagiarism with more than 20% similarity.


Publication Frequency

Bioedusiana Journal Published twice a year in June and December.


Open Access Policy

Bioedusiana: Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi provides immediate open access to all articles on the principle that making research freely available to the public; supports a greater global exchange of knowledge; and invaluable way to maximize the visibility and impact of research, especially education field. Bioedusiana: Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi uses CC-BY-SA 4.0 or The Creative Commons Attribution–ShareAlike 4.0 International License, it means :

  • The freedom to use and perform the work;
  • The freedom to study the work and apply the information;
  • The freedom to redistribute copies;
  • The freedom to distribute derivative works.



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