Author Guidelines

Manuscript Components

Manuscripts sent to the Journal of Quality Assurance in Islamic Education (JQAIE) must follow the existing writing systematics (can be downloaded in the template provided). The composition of the manuscript includes the following:

  1. Title: Use short, practical, specific, and clear diction. Written up to 15 words;
  2. Abstract: Complete and describe the essence of an article with the scope of objectives, methods/approaches, results, and discussion (significant findings);
  3. Keywords: Describe the essential concepts of an article, maximum of 3-5 words;
  4. Introduction: Up-to-date, originality, topic relevance, appropriateness of the reasons for the importance of the research object. Contains aspects of the gap (gap analysis), a brief literature review (raises novelty and state of the art), and devotion goals;
  5. Method: Emphasizes procedures and data analysis for empirical studies. Using one or a combination of qualitative research approaches, quantitative, R & D, action research, experiments, or other methods/approaches;
  6. Result: Proportionally, the accuracy of the analysis is presented in the form of tables, graphs, histograms, or others. Then analyzed using descriptive analysis or statistical formulas that are relevant and measurable;
  7. Discussion: Recent findings, relevance to previous researchers and interrelated theories, and the influence of the scientific contribution of results/ideas on the development of science; and
  8. References: Up-to-date rates and references to significant book sources. Rules: at least 90% of the latest scientific journals or researchers (min. five years before dedication), and the number of book sources is at least 10%. Reference writing uses the APA 7th Edition (American Psychological Association) format, and it is recommended to use Mendeley reference management software. Writing details can be seen in the article template that has been provided.

Complete Manuscript Review Process

  1. Writing: Is the script easy to follow and has a logical development and clear organization?
  2. Do you know if the script is concise and easy to understand?
  3. Every unnecessary part must be reduced, Eliminated/expanded/added.
  4. Take note of any problems with mechanics: grammar, punctuation, and spelling. (If only a few places need to be written correctly or adequately, take notes to tell the author of the specific areas. If there are consistent problems, give only one or two examples if necessary, not all.)
  5. Abbreviations: Used wisely and arranged so the reader will have no trouble remembering the abbreviation.
  6. Follows style, format, and other journal rules.
  7. Citation is given when providing evidence-based information from outside sources.


Decision Category

  • Published: No Revision Needed
  • Minor: Revisions can be done by the Chief Editor or those who help
  • Medium: Revisions can only be done by the author
  • Denied: Unscientific or too many revisions


Revised Guidelines

Manuscripts that have been reviewed are expected to be revised immediately to adjust suggestions and questions in the review results. Authors are given 15 days to change the paper, starting from submitting the review results. If the author does not upload the revised document at that time, the report will be rejected for publication (decline). An extension of time can be given if there is a strong demand and reason from the author. The revised paper will then be uploaded to the Journal website and sent via email at The following are the provisions for adjusting papers in the Journal:

  1. When a reviewer provides a comment on the paper (in the comment box), the author is asked to reply directly in the comment box. The answer from the author can be in the form of revised information or reasons/arguments if the author is unwilling to change for some reason (please submit it in the comments column, which is provided briefly and in detail).
  2. Revisions on paper or additional materials/sentences; please block yellow highlighters.
  3. Attach an example of a revision process paper to the Journal to facilitate the revision process by the author.