Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

ARTiES: International Journal of Art and Technology in Elementary School is
published by FKIP PGSD Universitas Muria Kudus. The journal has the following focus:
Research comprises scholarly reports that enhance knowledge regarding art and techology in visual art, music art, dance art, performing art,and art education. This may include articles that report the results of quantitative or qualitative research studies.

The scope and focus of the themes or issues in the articles in the journal have related research findings in the following studies:

1. Study of art education for children with disabilities

2. Learning arts and culture in schools

3. The practice of children's art education in the community

4. Media technology based on art approach

5. Art and technology education paradigm

6. Character education in children's art learning

7. Arts and information technology education curriculum

8. Art learning models and the use of technology


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must fulfill scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope of this journal. All manuscripts submitted to this journal must be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. English language and copyediting services can be provided by International Science Editing and Asia Science Editing. The work must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. 

All submitted manuscripts must be free from plagiarism content. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin or iThenticate to check the similarity). Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using a Turnitin or iThenticate software. The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. Sometimes (if required) a third peer-reviewer is needed to give critical comments to the submitted manuscript. The review process used in this journal is a double blind review system.

The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely made by Editor in Chief/Regional (Handling) Editor (together with Editorial Board if required) according to reviewers' critical comments. The final decision of the manuscript is solely based on the Editor's final review which considering peer-reviewers comments (but not solely by Reviewer). Publication of accepted articles including assigning the article to the published issues will be made by Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as a thematic issue.

 This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative

Editorial & Publishing Process


Publication Frequency

The ARTiES: International Journal of Arts and Technology in Elementary School is published periodically twice a year in March and September


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.



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