Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Al-Ta'rib : Jurnal Ilmiah Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Arab IAIN Palangka Raya The Journal welcomes research-based papers touching the ground of Arabic language teaching and learning with insights from applied linguistics, literature, and related academic disciplines. Editors welcome scholars, researchers and practitioners of Arabic Education around the world to submit scholarly articles to be published through this journal. All articles will be reviewed by experts before accepted for publication. Each author is solely responsible for the content of published articles.

The scope of Al-Ta'rib addresses Arabic Language Teaching (ALT) areas in the context of Arabic as a foreign and second language, such as:

  • ALT pedagogy
  • ALT and learning resources
  • ALT and teacher professional development
  • Innovation in ALT
  • Language assessment
  • Technology-based ALT
  • Literacy education in ALT


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The journal uses a double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts; one reviewer from outside and one editor from the journal typically involved in reviewing a submission. The journal will screen the paper for plagiarism using Turnitin software.

The steps cover:

Step 1: Initial review (2 weeks)

The Editorial Team will filter newly-submitted manuscripts for compliance with the scope of the AL-TA'RIB and basic stylistic and bibliographic requirements and for plagiarism using Turnitin software (the paper similarity index should be less than 15%).

If the manuscript is unsuitable, it will be rejected without further review. The Editorial Team will email the author the initial review outcome (rejection of the manuscript).

If the manuscript is suitable, the Editorial Team will email the author the initial review outcome (accepted for review).

Step 2: Peer review (2-4 months)

The manuscript will be assigned to the Section Editor, who will then send it to at least 2 (two) peer-reviewers in the relevant field to undergo a double-blind peer review.

The review results are:

  • Accepted with minor revision.
  • Accepted with major revision.
  • Accepted as it is.
  • Rejected.

Authors will accept a decision on the manuscript after receiving at least two review reports. In cases where the reports differ significantly, the Section Editor will invite additional reviewers before deciding.

If accepted, Section Editor will return the manuscript to the author for formatting.

If revisions are required, the author must do them as suggested by the reviewers.

Step 3: Revision stage (2 weeks)

The Editorial Team will further evaluate the revisions.

If further corrections are needed, then Section Editor will repeat the cycle. The Section Editor will ask the author for further revision.

Step 4: Final decision

The revised manuscript will be accepted or rejected. This decision depends on whether the manuscript has been upgraded to a level suitable for publication. The manuscript will be rejected if it has not made the necessary changes.

If all revisions are finalized, the manuscript will be accepted. Then the Letter of Acceptance (LoA) is assigned to the article and sent to the author.

The Editor-in-Chief will make the final decision to accept the manuscript based on recommendations from the Section Editors/following approval by the Editorial Board.

The entire process for each article from submission to publication may take a minimum of 2 (two) months to a maximum of 1 (one) year, depending on the authors' efforts to do the revisions and slot for publication from the journal.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Benefits of open access for the author, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints

Works/articles in this journal as are bound to A Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License



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