Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

MUDARRISA covers the study of Islamic education at the primary levels as well as other studies conducted in the Islamic primary schools. The study should aim at gaining some new knowledge in the scope Islamic education (at those levels) or gaining any developmental advantages. To achieve that, the study is expected to be able to make some actual confirmations in the praxis of Islamic education. The authentic problems involving all learning participants as well as the learning environment, learning materials, methods, etc. should be addressed properly in order to obtain some conclusions and proposed solutions. Authors may come up approaching the problems from either qualitatively or quantitatively, or they may also use the action research (AR) on the other hand.

MUDARRISA mencakup studi tentang pendidikan Islam khususnya di tingkat dasar serta studi lain yang dilaksanakan di Sekolah Dasar Islam (Madrasah Ibtidaiyah/MI). Studi ini bertujuan untuk mendapatkan pengetahuan baru dalam ruang lingkup pendidikan Islam (pada level tersebut) atau untuk mendapatkan keuntungan pengembangan. Untuk mencapai hal itu, penelitian diharapkan dapat membuat beberapa konfirmasi aktual dalam praksis pendidikan Islam. Masalah otentik yang melibatkan semua peserta belajar serta lingkungan belajar, bahan pembelajaran, metode, dll harus ditangani dengan benar untuk mendapatkan beberapa kesimpulan dan solusi yang diajukan. Penulis dapat mendekati permasalahan penelitian baik secara kualitatif atau kuantitatif, atau mereka juga dapat menggunakan penelitian tindakan (PTK).


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process


MUDARRISA maintain the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process.

All research articles published in MUDARRISA undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:

  • All research articles are reviewed by at least two suitably qualified experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals’ Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided
  • Members of the international Editorial Boards lend insight, advice and guidance to the Editors-in-Chief generally and to assist decision making on specific submissions
  • Managing  Editors and  Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows the journal to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers and editors alike.
  • The journal additionally benefit through the manuscript referral process from the high quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Peer review of referred papers:

Editors of MUDARRISA will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.

Peer review of novel submissions:

Articles submitted directly to MUDARRISA will be fully peer reviewed by at least two appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief or a designated member of the Editorial Board will then decide whether to accept, reject or request revisions based on the reviews and comments received.

Editors will decide whether each submission reports well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper. Assessments of priority will not be a factor in decision-making, but all papers must make an incremental or novel addition to the literature.


Open Access Policy


"MUDARRISA: Jurnal Kajian Pendidikan Islam" is an open access journal. Since its online availability in 2016, the journal provides immediate OPEN ACCESS (FREE ACCESS) to all of its published content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


The same FREE POLICY is also applicable for the author(s) in either the submission stage or other stages of article publication (after being decided to proceed). 




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