Author Guidelines

Al-Batutah: Journal of Peradaban, Literature and Education which has been published biannually in October and April since 2021, is a bilingual (English and Arabic) journal focusing on the studies of Arabic Language, Literature and Education. It purposes on providing better understanding towards readers on the recent issues on Arabic Language, Literature and Education through publishing articles, research reports and book reviews.

Scientists and experts in Arabic Language, Literature and Education are invited to contribute in this Journal. The journal requires original, research-based and unpublished articles which are not currently under review for publication in another journal. The submitted articles are subject to review by editors, editorial boards and reviewers. Violating our guidelines will cause article rejection without any review.

The articles must be written in English or Indonesian within 3000-7000 words including text, tables and pictures, notes, references, and attachments. An abstract within 150-300 words and 3 key words must be attached for every submission. Al-Batutah  only accepts electronic based/ OJS (Online Journal System) based submission.

Every notes must appear in the text in the form of citation. This article adopts Manual CHICHAGO (17 Edition) bibliography.

  1. General Author Guidelines

All articles must be submitted to the Batutha Editorial Office via Online Submission at The article writers will be registered as an Author (register). Should the author have online submission difficulties, please contact the Editorial Office at the following email: or the Editorial Board (089635446116)

  1. Article Templates

Articles should be prepared by following author guidelines in the Word article template:

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  1. Article information

Title: not more than 16 words; Author's name (s): written completely without title; Institution: fully stated, including the name of the institution; Corresponding author: including name & email address

  1. Abstract

Abstract is a brief and comprehensive summary of the article content allowing readers to quickly survey article content and, like the title,attracting them to retrieve it from an index database. Most scientific journals require an abstract. Please, consult the author's instructions or the webpage of the journal for which you plan to submit your article for any journal-specific instructions. A well-prepared abstract can be the most important paragraph in an article. Most people have their first contact with an article by looking only at the abstract, usually compared to some other abstracts, because they are doing a literature search. Readers often decide whether or not to read the entire article based on an abstract basis. Abstract must be rich with information. By embedding keywords in your abstract, you increase the user's ability to find the information. Do not exceed the abstract word limit. The word limit varies from one journal to the others and usually ranges from 100 to 150 words.

Key words: lowercase, comma, paper template, abstract, keywords, introduction

  1. Introduction

This template is designed to assist the author in preparing the article; it is a definite representation of the editor-expected format. To use this template, please just Save as MS Word file to your document, then copy and paste your document here. To copy and paste the texts into this template document, please use "Special Paste" and select "Unformated Text".

All papers submitted to journals must be written in 2 preferred languages, proper English or Arabic.

The author must state the purpose of writing at the end of introduction. Prior to the purpose of writing, the author must provide adequate background, and a brief literature survey to note the best existing solutions / methods and the main limitations of the previous researches.

  1. Method

Research materials and methods should be well understood by readers on what is being written. Provide sufficient explanation regarding the applied research method. The listed methods must be indicated by reference.

  1. Research Results and Discussion

The results should be clear and concise. The results should summarize (scientifically) the findings by providing detailed data. Explain any differences between your research results or findings and previous publications conducted by other researchers. The discussion in this section should explore the significance of the research results, not repeat them.

  1. Conclusion

The conclusion must answer the research objectives. Describe how this research was conducted. Without a clear conclusion, reviewers and readers will find it difficult to understand the results of the research, and to consider whether or not it is appropriate to be published in the journal. Don't repeat abstracts, or just list experimental results. Provide clear scientific data. You should also provide suggestions or recommendations for future research.

  1. References

ChaerAbdul. Linguistik Umum. Jakarta: Rineka  Cipta, 2003.  ← Book

Boudelaa, Sami. and William D Marslen-Wilson. “Aralex: A Lexical Database For Modern Standard Arabic,”  Behavior Research Methods, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2010.  ←Joernal

Clancey, W.J. “Communication, Simulation, and In-telligent Agents: Implications of Personal Intelligent Machines for Medical Education”. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2011, 556-560. ←Prosiding

Rice, J. “Poligon: A System for Parallel Problem Solving”, Technical Report, KSL-86-19, Dept. of Computer Science, Stanford Univ, 2014. ←Report

Clancey, W.J. “Transfer of Rule-Based Expertise through a Tutorial Dialogue”. PhD Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, 2013. ←Thesis

Ivey, K.C. Citing Internet sources URL http://www.eei- 96aug. html(2 September 2012) ←Website