ISSN 1815-7696
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INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

 

Scope and policy

Mendive. Journal of education, is a publication founded by the former University of Pedagogical Sciences "Rafael María de Mendive", which is currently managed by the Center for Studies in Education Sciences (CECE-PRI) of the University of Pinar del Río "Brothers Saíz Montes de Oca".

It is a publication addressed to researchers in the various educational sciences and to teachers and students of pedagogical professional training, undergraduate and postgraduate, both in Cuba and internationally, as well as to people and institutions interested in the formation of new generations. In its pages appear original and revision articles.

The publication language of this journal is Spanish and it will also have a title and summary in English in each article; Your articles are edited in HTML and PDF formats that are easy to access and download.

The general objective of Mendive. Journal of education is aimed at contributing to the creation of a space for dissemination, exchange and debate of the most relevant results of the scientific, teaching-methodological and overcoming of educators, where important contributions to development are made of theory and practice in the content of the Sciences of Education.

Mendive's publications correspond to it´s thematic profile, which includes:

  • The pedagogical theory
  • The didactic of the subjects of the curriculum of the different educations
  • The aulic experiences
  • The management of educational processes
  • The theory of educational management
  • The training of human resources for education
  • The quality of education
  • The school-family-community relationship
  • Educational research
  • The academic and educational evaluation
  • The formation of values
  • The history of education
  • The philosophy of education
  • The interdisciplinarity in education
  • The CTS-Education relationship
  • Environmental education
  • The life of outstanding pedagogues
  • Management of a quality education: conceptions for its implementation
  • Pedagogical thought-social development relationship: experiences from the education sciences
  • Inclusive education for the achievement of equity: experiences and perspectives
  • Curriculum and resilience: educational projects for its concretion

Mission

Becoming the excellent way to disseminate the results of the academic and research work of the teachers of Pinar del Río, Cuba and around the world, sharing novel experiences in Primary, Secondary, Pre-University, Technical-Professional Education, of Adults and University, which, as they originate in a continuous and systematic work, constitute very interesting experiences and have the added value of the prestige that Cuban education has internationally.

Vision

Mendive. Journal of education, aims to achieve visibility and information coverage in the educational area that makes it an important reference for research, the exercise of teaching and continuous pedagogical professional training of human resources linked to the educational sector, as well as in an instrument of communication, in general, accessible to those interested in the most current trends in the education sciences.

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Peer review process

Mendive. Journal of education uses a double-blind peer review system, where neither authors nor reviewers identify with each other, maintaining anonymity on both sides and among the reviewers themselves. The review has a period of between 3 and 4 weeks to send the executive editor his observations and his recommendation (accept sending, publishable with modifications, reevaluable, not publishable). In case the decision of the two arbitrators is divided, the evaluation will be requested to a third referee looking for a consensus in the editorial decision. Subsequently, the executive editor will send an evaluation summary to the author with the decision. In addition, from the same platform can activate the permission for the authors to access the particularized review performed by each reviewer. In case that modifications are required, the author will have a deadline to make them and send a new version. That new version will be submitted to a second round of evaluation.

Subsequently, the executive editor will send an evaluation summary to the author with the decision. In addition, from the same platform can activate the permission for the authors to access the particularized review performed by each reviewer. In case that modifications are required, the author will have a deadline to make them and send a new version. That new version will be submitted to a second round of evaluation. As many rounds will be carried out as required.

The editorial Equípo of this magazine offers an estimated time between five (5) and six (6) months for the process of evaluation of the manuscripts and their subsequent publication.

 

Form and preparation of manuscripts

The process of sending articles will be done exclusively online via the OJS Mendive platform, published on intranet and internet. The author must complete all the metadata that they request to have the required information about the authors and the manuscript. For the electronic submission of a manuscript should be consulted and follow the available instructions "Uniformity requirements for sending manuscripts to Mendive."

Send and receive the relevant corrections through the online delivery system, implies being in accordance with Mendive's policies and among other points agree with the following ethical and rigorous aspects:

  • The submitted manuscript is original and has not been previously published nor is it being evaluated for publication in another journal. It will be attached as a complementary file in the shipment (step 4) Letter of originality
  • The manuscript complies with all Mendive publication guidelines.
  • The manuscript complies with the bibliographic and style requirements indicated in the "Uniformity requirements for sending manuscripts to Mendive."
  • The documents cited in the manuscript are issued by authoritative sources such as: prestigious organizations recognized by national or international organizations; refereed national or international scientific journals; repositories, as well as books and other documents that offer elements that identify responsible authors or editors with the published contents.
  • The main author of the manuscript is responsible for all its contents and declares that there are no plagiarism, conflicts of interest or ethical conflicts, freeing Mendive of any ethical and legal commitment.
Mendive provides free and immediate access to its contents. This means that the authors transfer the copyright to Mendive, so that copies and distribution of the contents can be made by any means, as long as the recognition of their authors is maintained, the works are not used commercially and no modification is made to its contents without prior authorization.

 

Sending of manuscripts

As part of the shipping process, the authors are required to indicate that their shipment complies with all the elements listed below, and that they know that shipments that do not comply with these instructions can be returned to the author.

DECLARATION OF AUTHORITY AND ORIGINALITY

The author or author who forwards the shipment to Mendive, CERTIFIES:

  • That each one of the persons who in the same record as author or author has directly contributed to the intellectual content of the work, approves the contents of the manuscript submitted to the editorial process and agrees to have his / her name appear in the authorship of the manuscript.
  • That the petition has not been previously published, is not in the process of being reviewed in another journal, nor is it included in another work accepted for publication by another publisher.
  • That in the event that the content has been presented in a communication or congress, the current petition supposes a substantial modification of this and the text on which it is based has been suitably cited. On this circumstance an explanation is provided to the publisher in the appropriate place of the submission form (box "Comments to the editor")..
  • That each one of the people who are the author or author commits not to submit this work for consideration of another publication while it is in the editorial process in Mendive.
  • That the contribution of those persons who, not being signatories or responsible for the final version, have contributed substantially to the development of the work and have granted their permission for such work have been acknowledged in a note of the article, by way of thanks. mention.
  • That the data and publications on which the information contained in the work is based, or that have had a relevant influence, have been cited in the text and in the list of bibliographic references, taking responsibility, as far as copyright is concerned. refers, of any litigation or claim related to intellectual property rights, exempting Mendive from liability.
  • Likewise, the author or author who refers the work must confirm compliance with the following points:
  • The text complies with the bibliographic and style requirements indicated in the "Uniformity requirements for sending manuscripts to Mendive."
  • If the text has been assigned to a section of the journal subject to peer review (see section policy), it has ensured that it follows the indications set forth in Ensuring a blind review.
  • The file sent is in DOC or DOCX format.
  • Wherever possible, the web addresses and the DOI have been added in the references.

 

 

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