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class Author Guidelines

Bioeduca : Journal of Biology Education  is a journal managed by Program Studi Pendidikan Biologi Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang (the Biology Education Department of Science and Technology Faculty, Walisongo State Islamic University). This Journal aims to accommodate all the writings of theoretical studies and research in the field of Research, Development, and Application of Biological Learning and Teaching; Technology Application on Biological Education; Research and Development of  Biological Learning Based on Local Wisdom; Study and research based on integrated science and islam of biological education; Laboratory management in science.

The journal invites scholars and experts working in education and biology education. Articles should be original, research-based, unpublished and not under review for possible publication in other journals. All submitted papers are subject to review of the editors and blind reviewers.

Online Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts must be sent online to the online portal of Bioeduca : Journal of Biology Education   on page

Steps for submitting Manuscripts:

  • The author registers as an author (checking the author role) on the "Register" section on the page
  • After the author logs in as an Author, click  "New Submission".
  • The stages of article submission consist of 5 stages:
  1. In the Start section, check all checklists, then click save & continue.
  2. In the Upload Submission section, please upload the article manuscript file in MS Word in this section. After that, click save & continue.
  3. In the Enter Metadata section, enter the data of all authors and affiliates. If the author is more than one person, please click "add author", then fill in the author's data like the first author, and so on. Next, fill in the title, abstract, keywords, research methods, and bibliography in each of the available columns.
  4. In the Upload Supplementary Files section, it is permissible to upload supporting files or cover letters or other documents.
  5. In the Confirmation section, please click "Finish Submission" if all data is correct.


General Instructions

  1. The article is based on all research area of biology education, such as Research, Development, and Application of Biological Learning and Teaching; Technology Application on Biological Education; Research and Development of  Biological Learning Based on Local Wisdom; Study and research based on integrated science and islam of biological education; Laboratory management in science.
  2. The article must be related the academic writing format.
  3. The article accepted can be written both in Bahasa and in English.
  4. The article is original and has not yet been published elsewhere.
  5. The article must be submitted online through Open Journal Systems (OJS) on
  6. The references used should be a minimum of 80% journal article and also a minimum of 80% up to date reference (maximum of 10 years).
  7. The article is written using Microsoft Word RTF format, Arial 12 font size, 1,15 space
  8. The article will be checked by Turnitin Software, and the article is passed if the similarity is less than 25%
  9. A4 paper size, about 2.500 to 5.000 words.
  10. Reference style of Bioeduca : Journal of Biology Education using Mendeley with APA Reference Style
  11. For further information please contact editorial team through following email account:

Particular Instructions

  1. The article does not contain name of author, affiliation and email account. Name of author, affiliation and email address are submitted during registration process on Open Journal System (OJS).
  2. The article must contain:
  • Title that conform the following guidelines:
  1. The title reflects the main topic of the article.
  2. The title must be coherent and straightforward and contain the main variables of the research.
  3. The title is written using title case and bold.
  • Abstract must follow the following requirements:
  1. Abstract must be written both in Bahasa and in English language.
  2. Abstract is summary of the article.
  3. Abstract is written in one paragraph with single space and maximum length is 150 words.
  4. Abstract must be straight forward and contains four aspects of logical reasoning such as the important of the research, approaches or methods that are used, the result of the research and conclusion. (IMRAD: introduction, methods, results, analysis and discussions).
  • Keywords contains 3 - 5 keywords
  • The structure of the article contains:


Preface mainly contains 1) the research problem, 2) the insight and problem solving plan, 3) the research aim(s), and 4) the resume of the theoretical study. Sometimes, in this part, author stated the result that is intended to be reached by the researcher through the study. 2. 


Basically, this part explains how the research is done. The main content of this part are 1) research design, 2) population and sample, 3) the technics of collecting data and instruments developing, and 4) the technics of data analyzing. Any tool and material used in the research should be mentioned specifically.

Results and Discussion

The results appeared in this part should be the main result. The data analysis process such as statistical calculation, hypothetical testing process are no need to be presented. Tables and chart can be used to explain the result presented verbally, and should be commented or discussed.


This part contains conclusion and suggestion. Conclusion presents the resume of the results and discussion of the article, and is based on the aim of research. The suggestion can be based on practical action, new theory developing, and/or further research.

Acknowledgment (optional)

Acknowledgment to the certain parties, such as research sponsorship, should be stated clearly and concisely.


References should contain at least  80% references from scientific journal which recently 5 years. While, there is no publication year limitation for references from books.  Citations and bibliographical style must be set automatically using Reference Manager (e.g. Mendeley).

The Example of Compiling References

 (a)  Book

Sudjana. (2007). Penelitian & Penilaian Pendidikan. Bandung: Sinar Baru Algesindo.

Trewartha, G.T., & Horn, L.H. (1980). An Introduction to Climate. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Yang, K. L. et al. (2009). The Real Science. Englewood: Prentice Hall.

 (b)  Journal

Saefi, M., Fauzi, A., Kristiana, E., Adi, W. C., Muchson, M., Setiawan, M. E., ... & Ramadhani, M. (2020). Survey data of COVID-19-related knowledge, attitude, and practices among indonesian undergraduate students. Data in brief, 31, 105855.

 (c)  Scientific Work

Rahmawati, D. (2012). Analisis Literasi Sains Siswa SMP Dalam Pembelajaran IPA Terpadu Pada Tema Penerapan Bioteknologi Konvensional. Tesis tidak dipublikasikan. Bandung: Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia.

(d)  Proceedings

Paidi. (2008). Urgensi pengembangan kemam-puan pemecahan masalah dan metakog-nitif siswa SMA melalui pembelajaran biologi. Prosiding, Seminar dan Musyawarah Nasional MIPA yang diselenggarakan oleh FMIPA UNY, tanggal 30 Mei 2008.  Yogyakarta: Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

(e) Website

White, H. (2007). Problem-based learning in introductory science across disciplines. Diakses tanggal 27 Maret 2007 dari


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message Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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The copyright of the received article shall be assigned to the journal as the publisher of the journal. The intended copyright includes the right to publish the article in various forms (including reprints). The journal maintains the publishing rights to the published articles. Authors are allowed to use their articles for any legal purposes deemed necessary without written permission from the journal with an acknowledgment of initial publication to this journal.


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Bioeduca: Journal of Biology Education
Published by Department of Biology Education, Faculty of Science and Technology UIN Walisongo Semarang, Indonesia
Jl Prof. Dr. Hamka Kampus III Ngaliyan Semarang 50185
Phone: +62 812-2359-1990

ISSN: 2714-8009 (Print)
ISSN: 2715-7490 (Online)

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