ISSN 1510-2432  printed version
ISSN 1688-9304  online version


General information

 General information


About this journal


Focus and scope

Cuadernos de Investigación Educativa is the academic, refereed and semi-annual journal for scientific research of the Institute of Education, Universidad ORT Uruguay.

The main purpose of the publication is to disseminate research in different areas, such as the organization and management of the educational system, the teaching profession, learning and teaching processes, technologies and educational policies.

It collects contributions carried out in the framework of various postgraduate programmes, which account for the current questions of novice researchers. Also from recognized national and international academics, whose objective is to publicize the results of their studies and increase knowledge in the field of education.

The journal contents are aimed at academics, researchers, teachers, undergraduate and graduate students, interested in the study of educational reality.


Indexes, databases and repositories

Cuadernos de Investigación Educativa is indexed in SciELO, Latindex, and ERIH PLUS; in the DOAJ directory; on the Dialnet and REDIB portals; in the PKP Index and LatinREV databases; in the MIAR citation index; and in the catalogue of the Library System of the ORT Uruguay University.

It subscribes to AURA (Uruguayan Association of Academic Journals) and DORA (Declaration on Research Assessment).


Reception of articles

The reception of originals takes place in two periods throughout the year –through the journal's platform, from March 15 to May 31 and from August 15 to October 31– and has no cost.

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Ethics and good editorial practices statement

For the journal, it is essential to guarantee the ethical principles of the articles published. It adheres to the code of ethics and the declaration of good editorial practices established by COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics).

Hence, all incumbents in the process –Editorial Team, authors and reviewers– undertake to know and proceed according to various ethical standards, in order to ensure compliance with good editorial practices.


The Editorial Team

Commits to:

● Select and assign suitable reviewers for the evaluation of publications, according to their area of competence and expertise.

● Analyse articles objectively and responsibly, without differentiation of any kind.

● Develop a transparent process, according to the journal's evaluation protocol and according to the parameters established in the corresponding guideline.

● Protect the confidentiality of the editorial process: ensure the anonymity of the authors and reviewers, as well as the privacy of the opinion, content and personal data.

● Guarantee the academic integrity and originality of the articles, through the Turnitin software.

● Ensure the compliance of deadlines established during the editorial process.


The authors

Commit to:

● Actively participate in the editorial process.

● Provide all the information requested in the journal guidelines and by the Editorial Team.

● Guarantee the originality of the articles and the non-infringement of the copyrights of third parties.

● Ensure that the texts presented have not been previously published and that they are not in the process of being revised in other journals.

● Take responsibility for the content of their articles and for the reliability of their research results.

● Know and comply with the style and format guidelines established by the journal.

● Present the document of responsibility of every author for the publication of the article.


The reviewers

Commit to:

● Voluntarily collaborate in a rigorous and impartial review process.

● Analyse articles objectively and responsibly, without differentiation of any kind.

● Know and respect the evaluation protocols and parameters established by the journal.

● Ensure compliance with the deadlines established by the Editorial Team.

● Protect the confidentiality of the review process, by not using or disseminating the contents of the articles evaluated.

● Alert the editorial team about possible conflicts of interest or in case they do not feel qualified enough for the evaluation of a manuscript.


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