Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

EMPOWER is a journal that publishes current original researches focused on da'wah phenomenon and da'wah studies related to social and cultural context in Indonesia in multi concepts, theories, perspectives, paradigms and methodologies.

The scope study of EMPOWER:

  1. Islamic communication/public speaking (Tabligh)
  2. Islamic counseling (Irsyad )
  3. Da’wah management (Tadbir)
  4. Islamic community development (Tamkin).

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Some policies in the review of EMPOWER:

  1. Any submitted paper will be reviewed by reviewers.
  2. Review process employs Double-blind Review, that the reviewer does not know the identity of the author, and the author does not know the identity of the reviewer.
  3. In the review process, reviewers consider the correspondence of title, abstract, discussion (findings) and conclusions. In addition, reviewers also consider the novelty, scientific impact and references used in the paper.

The response of the reviewers will be the basis for the Editor to conclude:

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

An article was rejected for publication due to various considerations, including:

  1. The article does not fit the scope of journal.
  2. The article does not follow the rules of writing scientific papers or author guidelines.
  3. The fundamental methodological errors.
  4. The author refuses to make suggestions of improvements provided by the reviewer without a logical basis.
  5. There are indications of plagiarism of more than 20%.

 

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.

 

Publication Ethics

Empower is peer-review journal which upholds the standards of academic publication ethics and against publication malpractices including plagiarism. It is, therefore, important to agree on the proper ethical behavior for scientific journals publication of all parties including the publishers, authors, editors, and peer reviewers to develop a conductive scientific environment and to avoid certain problems that may arise due to some conflict of interests.

Authorship of Research Paper.
Authorship of the research paper should be included to those who have performed a contribution to the concept of the research, research design, data acquisition, and analysis, or interpretation of the reported study. Co-authors should be listed as to the entire persons who have made significant contributions to the manuscript. The corresponding author has to responsible for the paper authorship. The corresponding author should make sure thal all the co-authors are listed in the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the paper and have agreed to the submission for publication.

Duties of Authors.
Authors are responsible for providing original data without plagiarism and fraudulent data. Many forms of plagiarisms such as copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another's paper without attribution, passing off researchers are prohibited. The author should ensure that they have written entirely original works concerning the manuscript submitted to EMPOWER. Authors are obliged to follow in peer review process set by Scientiae Educatia. The submitted manuscript should not be under consideration or accepted for other journals. Where parts of the data have been published elsewhere, the sources have to be acknowledged or cited properly. Proper citation and permission are required when the authors reproduce data from other sources.

Duties of Editors.
Empower editors are responsible for deciding which submitted articles should be published and which one to be rejected. They have to evaluate the submitted manuscript for their intellectual and academic content without discrimination on race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, the political or geographical origin of the authors. Empower editors must not spread any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in editors own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers.
Reviewers are requested to assist in improving the quality of the submitted manuscript through an objective review process within a scheduled period of time and to contribute to the decision-making process on the manuscript. The editors have to inform reviewers if find any published or submitted content similar to that under their review. Reviewers should avoid conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. Any confidentially of information supplied by the editor or author should be maintained.

 

Screening for Plagiarism

To check the possibility of plagiarism, using the application Plagiarism Checker.

The article must below 20% of plagiarism.

Plagiarism include:

  1. Word for word Plagiarism. The author uses the words of other authors (exactly) without mentioning the source.
  2. Plagiarism over the source. The author uses the idea of others without giving enough recognition (without mentioning the source expressly).
  3. Plagiarism of Authorship. The author acknowledged as the author of the paperwork of others.
  4. Self Plagiarism. Included in this type are authors publish one article in more than one editor of the publication. And recycle paper/papers. That is important in self-plagiarism is that when taking his own works, then the creation of new works produced must have a meaningful change. This means that the old Works is a small part of the new works were produced. So readers will get new stuff, which is really the author of pour on the paper using the old paper.

 

Publication Charges

Article Charges

No Charge for every Article Submission Charge 

Article Publication

If manuscript is accepted for publication, an author will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs. The Author will get two printed journal.

Publication Fee: FREE (IDR 85.000,-/page will be payable after the author gets honorarium as an author; honorarium author Rp.100.000/page, limited to Ten published articles)