Author Guidelines

Writing Article Guidance for Jurnal Al-Mafahim: Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah

Editor policies

Writing Article for Jurnal Al-Mafahim : Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah is published twice a year, every February and August, containing papers/articles about the ideas and the research written by experts, educator,  practitioners, and reviewers in the education, learning, teaching in study

General requirements:

  1. The length of the article is between 4000 to 6000 words (including bibliography, notes, and tables).
  2. Attach a statement that the article has not been published yet in any other publication and in any forms.
  3. Each article will be given test of plagiarism.
  4. The article consists of 9 components:

The sections in the article does not use chapters (except for the research result and the discussion), but the indicators that the components or sections in the article stated can be seen at the first sentence in the first paragraph.

The article is delivered using the following components:

Title: Maximum 15 words. The font used is Lato, 10, in the middle, and bold. (Title is written in English and Bahasa Indonesia)

The writer’s name: The writer’s name is written under the title using font Arial, 10, bold, without titles, and cannot be shortened. Under the name of the writer it is written the areas of expertise, institution name, and the email address of the writer.

Abstract: no more than 200 words, written in both English and Bahasa Indonesia in one paragraph containing: The research objectives, research methodology, data analysis, and research findings. It is typed using font Arial, italic, and single space.

Keywords: Maximum 4 words, separated with comma, typed using double space under the abstract. [font Arial, 10].

Introduction: The introduction is written using capital letters in the first words [font Arial, 10, bold] containing the background with a problem, gap of the problem , the urgency and rationalization of activities, solution plan, the objective of the activity, and hypothesis development. [font Arial, 10, Normal]

Method: Research methodology explains about: the approach, scope or object, operational definition in each variable/description of research focus, place, population and sample/informant, main source and tool, technique of data collection, and technique of data analysis. [font Arial, 10, Normal]

Findings and Discussion: The findings is presented in full and related with the scope of the research determined before. The findings can be completed with tables, graphs, and/or charts. The tables and pictures are given number and title. The result of data analysis is explained correctly in the article. The discussion part logically explains the findings, associated with the relevant sources. [Arial, 10, Normal]

Conclusion: The conclusion contains the short summary of the findings and discussion. Conclusion is the findings in the research that has the answers for the research questions or the objective of the research. The research findings give suggestions or contributions to the application and/or the study development. [Arial, 10, Normal]

References: containing referenced sources with journals and books last 5 years issue. APA Style. It is recommended to use Mendeley or other similar applications.