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Journal of the Korean Society of Mathematical Education Series D: Research in Mathematics Education

ISO abbreviation of the journal title and Alternate title : Abbreviation of this journal title is J. Korean Soc. Math. Educ. Ser. D: Research Math. Educ. Alternate title is Research in Mathematics Education.

Launching : It has been published since 1997.

Frequency : It is published quarterly, March, June, September and December, by the Korean Society of Mathematical Education.

Subscriptions: An individual KSME member with a RME subscription costs US$100 per year. An institutional member with a RME subscription costs US$160 per year. Inquiries regarding subscriptions and applications for membership (see inside backcover) should be directed to:

The Korean Society of Mathematical Education,
1302 Sunkyung Officetel,
106-4 Guro-dong, Guro-gu,
Seoul 152-842, Korea.
Email :

The KSME publishes 4 other official journals, Series A, B, C, and D. Special rates for student, library, or life members, as well as information about other official journals are available from the KSME office.

Copyright : The submission of a paper to this journal means that it has not been published, or submitted for publication elsewhere. A Copyright Transfer Agreement is required before the publication of a paper in this journal.

Indexing : Articles published in this journal are indexed or abstracted in Korea Citation Index.

Availability of the full-text : Full-texts of papers in this journal can be accessed freely at the corner View-FullText in Research in Mathematical Education.

This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Korean Government (MEST).

The Korean Society of Mathematical Education was founded in 1962 and one of the main academic society of Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Korea. We should mention that we use 'Korean' instead of 'Korea' in the names of the Society and journal from 2009.

Chief Editors

Sang Sook Choi-Koh& Seong-A Kim

Managing Editor

Young H. Choe

Handling Editor

Jerry P. Becker (Southern Illinois University), Chun Chor Litwin Cheng(Hong Kong Institute of Education),
David Kirshner (Louisiana State University), Frederick K. S. Leung (University of Hong Kong),
Sunyoung Han (Sungkyunkwan University) Soo Hwan Kim (Cheongju National University of Education),
Oh Nam Kwon (Seoul National University), Byung-Soo Lee (Kyungsung University),
Joong Kwoen Lee (Dongguk University), Cheng-Yao Lin (Southern Illinois University),
Maitree Inprasitha (Khon Kaen University), Jung Sook Park (Yangjae High school), Kyung Mee Park (Hong Ik University),
Dohyoung Ryang (Univ. of North Carolina at Greensboro), Hyunyong Shin (Korea National Univ. of Education),
Shiqi Li, (East China Normal University), Jane M. Watson (University of Tasmania),
Ngai-Ying Wong (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
1. The language of the journal is English..

2. Manuscripts should be in MS Word (the Doc file).

3. Manuscripts can be submitted to (*********************) If desired, submissions may be made
   to the member of the Editorial Board who is most closely concerned with the subject matter of the paper.

4. Manuscripts should conform to the general guidelines on style specified in the Publication Manual of the American
   Psychological Association (750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, U. S. A.), 5th edition (2001).

5. The first page contains the title, the name(s) of the author(s), author's address (including email address), and an abstract
   not exceeding 100 words, MESC Classification, AMS 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification and Key Words.

6. Papers should be reasonably subdivided into sections and, if necessary, subsections.

7. Tables and figures have to include the consecutive numbers and captions (descriptive titles). For specific details, authors
   are advised to examine the style used in the current issue of the journal.

8. All manuscripts will be submitted to two referees for blind reviewing.

9. Thirty reprints of each paper will be provided free of charge. Additional copies may be purchased on a reprint order
   form, which will accompany the proofs.

10. There are page-charges associated with articles appearing in the journal. From June, 2011 the charges are US$200 for
     the first six pages or less and US$20 for each additional page. These charges are expected to be paid by the author’s
     institute, government agency or other organization. If the author or authors do not have access to such institutional
     support these charges are waived. However, the Editorial Board will give some assignment to review articles submitted
     by others. All authors whose paper(s) appeared in Series D become the members of the referee board.

1. A manuscript is submitted to the Chief Editor and the KSME office by the online submit system.

2. The Chief Editor handles all correspondence with the author(s). Submitted manuscript that does not follow the Author's
   Guide can be rejected to be resubmitted after revised.

3. The Chief Editor allocates it to an Associate Editor. The Chief Editor can allocate it to him/herself.

4. The selected Associate Editor chooses 3 qualified referees to review the manuscript. The Associate Editor him/herself
   may act as a referee.

5. The chosen reviewers should check the Reviewer Invitation as Acceptance or Decline.

6. If the reviewers accept the Reviewer Invitation, the reviewers who are always anonymous should examine the
   manuscript and report the review result within 6 weeks from the date of the initial review request or designated date.

7. Based on the reports, the Associated Editor makes a recommendation to the Chief Editor whether the manuscript
   should be accepted, rejected, or needs to be returned to the author(s) for major revision, minor revision.

8. Based on the recommendation of the Associated Editor, the Chief Editor sends a decision letter to the corresponding

9. Manuscript needing revision will be returned to the author. The author(s) must submit a revised manuscript via the
   online submit system within a month.

10. The Associate Editor who handled its initial submission deals with the manuscript with major revision and sends it to
     same reviewers or him/herself to check the revisions. But, the manuscript with minor revision can be handled by the
     original Associate Editor or the Chief Editor to check.

11. Final Decision by the Chief Editor is made within 3 months from the time of the initial submission. But it depends on
     the time spent for review and revision.

12. Publication date will be notified to the author(s) after the final version of manuscript is uploaded and accepted by the
     Chief Editor.

13. Manuscript editor checks the sentences of the accepted manuscript and makes Galley Proof.

14. The members of the Editorial Board give valuable advises to the Chief Editor or the Associate Editors for better

15. Information which is not appeared in this regulation will be determined at the editorial committee.