Focus and Scope
JoSD is an international peer-reviewed open access academic journal published by the Serbian Society of Subject Didacticians (SSoSD). The journal published only high-quality original papers which present the research in subject teaching and related sciences (research articles). Also, in the JoSD are welcome to publish especially presenting models of teaching practice (practical), case studies (case study), articles that present the author's opinion and insights regarding current research or other topics of interest (analysis, perspective, opinion, commentary) and analysis of monographs and textbooks (book review).
Aims and scope
Journal of Subject Didactics aims to link teaching theory and teaching practice, that proclaims effective didactic models for implementing subject teaching. In the JoSD, their share will find articles related to teaching natural, technical, social science, art and physical education.
Especially are welcome those articles that are concisely present complex research methodologies and educational implications. The editorial board wants to emphasize the importance of relevant references, practical and didactic solutions in practice and contemporary trends in subject teaching.
Only manuscripts which are original primary publications, that is papers which have not been previously published in any journal (previous publication in Conference Proceedings has to be specified) are accepting for publication Thus, having been accepted by reviewers, the papers published in the journal contribute to the scientific community.
The editorial board aims for JoSD to be a place where scientists from different disciplines, but with studies that are closely related to subject didactics, will be able to publish the results of their scientific research as well as professional and theoretical studies.
Peer Review Process
All contributions (except Editorial, Book Review and In Memoriam) submitted to the JoSD will be peer-reviewed anonymously by at least two independent reviewers, selected by the editors.
As a condition of agreeing to assess the manuscript, all reviewers undertake to keep submitted manuscripts and associated data confidential, and not to redistribute them without permission from the journal. If a reviewer seeks advice from colleagues while assessing a manuscript, he/she ensures that confidentiality is maintained and that the names of any such colleagues are provided to the journal with the final report. By this and by other means, journals endeavor to keep the content of all submissions confidential until the publication date other than in the specific case of its embargoed press release available to registered journalists. Although we go to every effort to ensure reviewers honor their promise to ensure confidentiality, we are not responsible for the conduct of reviewers.
The editors reserve the right to reject papers before peer review where the articles do not meet the scope or basic quality standards of the journal. The editors’ decision is final.
The editors aim to provide contributors with the first decision on their article within six weeks of submission.
The journal is published two issues in one volume per year in printed and electronic form. All research articles are published Online First on the same day of acceptance. After Online First publication, articles will be prepared for print and online publication, which includes copyediting, typesetting, proofreading, and author review. This process may lead to differences between the accepted version of the manuscript and the final, published version.
The editorial board may agree to publish special issues in addition to the regular publications.
Open Access Policy
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.
Journal of Subject Didactics was established 24. 07. 2014. by the Serbian Society of Subject Didacticians at the Constituent Assembly.
Journal of Subject Didactics (JoSD) is an international peer-reviewed open access academic journal published by the Serbian Society of Subject Didacticians (SSoSD). The journal published only high-quality original papers which present the research in subject teaching and related sciences (research articles). Also, in the JoSD are welcome to publish especially presenting models of teaching practice (practical), case studies (case study) and analysis of monograph and textbook publications (book review).