Journal History

Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam is a double blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Study Program of Education for Islamic Elementary School Teachers (Undergraduate), Faculty of Tarbiyah and Education (FITK), Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta since 2009, in collaboration with the Perkumpulan Dosen Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah (PD-PGMI) Indonesia.

Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam, publishes biannually in June and December. uses Zotero/Mendeley as recommended citation manager application and uses Turnitin as a recommended screening for plagiarism application, and has been indexed by SINTA, DOAJ (Date added to DOAJ: September, 20th, 2019), GarudaMoraref, ICI CopernicusBASEGoogle Scholar, WorldCat, One Search IndonesiaKUDOS, and has become CrossRef.org member since 2017, so all its article has its unique DOI number.

Focus of the Al-Bidayah: jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam publication is on various issues education in the elementary education grade or the Islamic elementary education at muslim society. We invite scientists, academics, researches, practitioners, and observers in the field of elementary education at muslim society or Islamic elementary education to publish the results of their researchs in our journal, the articles are focussed including:

  1. Development and design of learning in Islamic elementary education
  2. Learning strategy in Islamic elementary education
  3. Evaluation of learning in Islamic elementary education
  4. Management of education in Islamic elementary education
  5. Inclusive education in Islamic elementary education
  6. Integration and interconnection based research on elementary education
  7. Professionalism of teachers in Islamic elementary education
  8. Use of information and digital technology on Islamic elementary education

Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam published since 2009 with ISSN Print: 2085-0034 with the first name AL-BIDAYAH. Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam publishes articles in the form of a printed journal since the first publication (2009) until Vol. 7 No. 2, 2015. During this period, this journal has not published any articles online. This journal stoped publishing in forming printed at Vol.7 No. 2, 2015.

Al-Bidayah: jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam published articles online for the first time in Vol.8 No.1, 2016. Al-Bidayah's first online publication through the website see: http://ejournal.uin-suka.ac.id/tarbiyah/albidayah. Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam obtained ISSN Online: 2549-3388 in 2017. This momentum was also accompanied by a change in the name of the journal to Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam. The name of this journal is used until now.

In 2018, the website Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam experienced major problems due to protracted server damage without a definite time limit for completion. For this reason, Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam moved to a new website page ( https://jurnal.albidayah.id) and closed the previous website.

Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam publishes articles full online effectively starting Vol.10 No.1,2018. In 2018, this journal also digitized all article archives from Vol.1 No.1, 2009 to Vol.7 No.2, 2015. All article archives were uploaded to a new website page (https://jurnal.albidayah.id).

Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam has undergone four template changes. Al-Bidayah's article template underwent the first changes in Vol.8 No.1, 2016. In 2017, Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam made a second template change. This journal effectively uses the second amendment template from Vol.9 No. 2, 2017. In 2018, Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam made its third template change. This journal effectively uses the third amendment template starting Vol.10 No. 1, 2018. Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam made changes to the fourth article template in 2021 (see Al-Bidayah Template). The fourth article template change will be used starting from Vol.13 No.1, 2021.

Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam also made policy changes in terms of the number of articles published per issue. The first change in the policy on the number of articles published per issue was made in 2019. This journal changed its policy from 8 articles per issue to 10 articles per issue starting in Vol. 11 No.2, 2019. Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam also established a new policy that all articles published in this journal must be in English. This policy has been effectively implemented since Vol.11 No.2, 2019. In 2021, Al-Bidayah : jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam made a second change to the policy on the number of articles published per issue. Effectively, this journal changed from publishing 10 articles per issue to 14 articles per issue starting in Vol. 13 No.1, 2021. In 2021, Al-Bidayah: jurnal pendidikan dasar Islam effectively implements a new focus and scope (see Focus and Scope), starting Volume 13 Number 1.