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Journal of the Korean Society of Mathematical Education Series D: Research in Mathematical 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, and a Special Issue (August).

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,
Gwanak Century Tower #1305
1808, Nambusunhwan-ro, Gwanak-gu,
Seoul 08787, 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 All Issues at the lower end of left.

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

Jinho Kim (Korea)

Members of Editors

Jerry P. Becker (Southern Illinois University, US)
David Kirshner (Louisiana State University, US)
Sunyoung Han (Sungkyunkwan University, KOR)
Jane M. Watson (University of Tasmania, AU)
Mi Yeon Lee (Arizona State University, US)
Wee Tiong Seah (The University of Melbourne, AU)
Olivera Ðokic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Yeon Kim (Silla University, KOR)
Woong Lim (Yonsei University, KOR)
Ji-Eun Lee (Oakland University, US)
Na Young Kwon (Inha University, KOR)
Kersti Tyson (University of New Mexico, US)
Cheng-Yao Lin(Southern Illinois University, US)
Jodie Hunter(Massey University, New Zealand)
Jennifer Chauvot(University of Houston, US)
Hoyun Cho(Capital University, US)
Kyongmi Choi(University of Virginia, US)
  1. The language of the journal is English.
  2. Manuscripts should be written in MS Word.
  3. Manuscripts be submitted electronically via In this website of the Journal n Mathematical Education, authors follow the submission processes in steps and must upload a title page including author name(position), affiliation, and contact information, and a blinded version. The authors can trace the processes for their submitted paper in the e-Submission banner of the journal website. The questions about submission processes may be asked via email to
  4. Manuscripts should conform to the general guidelines on style specified in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition, 2009). Especially, authors follow:
    • 1) Cover Page: The first page (Cover page) contains the title, the name (position), , contact information, abstract not exceeding 200 words but at least 100 words, and keywordswithin 5 ones . You can find the example of cover page HERE.
    • 2) How to write references: Writing of the List of References should conform to the style of APA. The references section should adhere to APA Publication Manual (6thedition)guidelines and is located in the end of the last section.
    • 3) Numbering: Chapters should be reasonably subdivided into sections and, if necessary, subsections. At that time, authors use I, 1, 1), ① etc for chapter, section, subsection, sub-subsection etc, respectively.
    • 4) 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.
      You can find the example of cover page, How to write references, Numbering, and Tables and Figures HERE. Here are concrete styles of the Journal.
  5. All manuscripts will be submitted to three reviewers for blind review4
  6. There are page-charges associated with articles appearing in the journal. 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.
  7. All authors whose paper(s) appeared in Research in Mathematical Education become the members of the reviewer board.

  1. A manuscript is submitted to the Chief Editor and the KSME office by the online submission 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 a member of Editors. The Chief Editor also can allocate it to him/herself.
  4. The selected Editor chooses 3 qualified reviewers to review the manuscript. The Editor him/herself may act as a reviewer.
  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 2 weeks from the date of the initial review request or designated date.
  7. Based on the reports, the Editor makes a recommendation to the Chief Editor whether the reviewed 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 Editor, the Chief Editor sends a decision letter to the corresponding author.
  9. Manuscript needing revision will be returned to the author. The author(s) must submit a revised manuscript via the online submission system within a week.
  10. The 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 Editor or the Chief Editor to check.
  11. Final Decision by the Chief Editor is made within 2 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. The Chief Editor checks the sentences of the accepted manuscript and makes Galley Proof.
  14. The members of the Editorial Board give valuable advices to the Chief Editor or the Editors for better publication.
  15. Information which is not appeared in this regulation will be determined at the editorial committee.