About the Journal
Focus and Scope
- ►Processes or methodologies followed to analyse educational data
- ►Integrating data mining with pedagogical theories
- ►Describing the way findings are used for improving educational software or teacher support
- ►Improving understanding of learners' domain representations
- ►Improving assessment of learners' engagement in the learning tasks
Peer Review Process
- ►How relevant is this submission to the scope of JEDM? (if applicable: to the targeted special issue?)
- ►How novel is the described research? Are the authors aware of related work?
- ►What is the scientific contribution of this submission? Is it clearly explained, in terms of how the paper advances the EDM field or contributes to related fields?
- ►Is the work technically sound? Are there enough methodological details? Are claims convincingly substantiated, either through theoretical argument or empirical data?
- ►Have the authors made their data sets, software code, and intermediate results available for inspection and re-use to the reviewers and, if appropriate, to the community? (not always required, but recommended when feasible)
- ►Do the authors describe the limitations of their approach in a satisfactory manner?
- ►How significant is the research? Will the paper be likely to have an impact on the community?
- ►Does the title of this paper clearly and sufficiently reflect its contents?
- ►Are the presentation, organization and length satisfactory?
- ►Can you suggest additions, amendments, or reductions in the paper?
- ►Are the illustrations and tables necessary and acceptable?
- ►Are the key words and abstracts/summary informative?
Publication Ethics and Misconduct
JEDM adheres to the ethical standards set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), including:
- ►The International Standards for Authors
- ►The Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers
- ►The Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors
Reviewers with competing interests and editorial team members with competing interests will remove themselves from the decision making process. When an editorial team member submits a paper, an external trusted special editor will be assigned to manage the entire review process and act as editor for that submision. If the article proceeds to publication, it will be explicitly stated on the article that the editor who submitted the paper has had no involvement with the journal’s handling of this particular article, along with the reasons for this, and the name of the assigned editor.
Authors are required to declare their compliance with JEDM's Author Guidelines and Submission Checklist, which includes declaring competing interests. In case of misconduct, plagiarism, or if a paper is found not to be original, it will be rejected or removed following the COPE retraction guidelines.
Complaints should be reported via the journal contact information page. Complaints will be investigated according to recommendations by the Committee on Publication Ethics. If complainants are unsatisfied with the response they may contact the International Educational Data Mining Society.
Open Access Policy
The Journal of Educational Data Mining is an open access journal and operates under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. Under this license and agreement, authors retain copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication. Please see our full statement on copyright.
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.
There are no article processing charges, submissions fees, or any other costs required of authors to submit articles to this journal.
Published articles are assigned a DOI and archived with Zenodo.
Articles published in the Journal of Educational Data Mining are indexed by the following organizations:
Note that not all back issues are indexed by all organizations.
The Journal of Educational Data Mining publishes 2 regular issues a year in summer and winter. Additional special issues are released throughout the year.
JEDM is sponsored by the International Educational Data Mining Society and has no other source of revenue.
JEDM is the official journal of the International Educational Data Mining Society.