Author Guidelines

The author must be registered as an author by online registering to the website, and the author have to follow the style guide of Kiddo: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam Anak Usia Dini by downloading the template. 

KIDDO: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam Anak Usia Dini manuscript should be divided into the following sections: (1) Title page, (2) Abstract and Keywords (4) Introduction, (5) Methods, (6) Results and Discussion, (7) Conclusion, (8) Acknowledgements if any, and (9) References and in general, an article is between 4,000-5,000 words in length including the title, abstract, and references. Filling the title page is required when your manuscript is ready to publish. The manuscript title should be clear, concise, informative, and limited to 10 words including conjunctions. Subtitles, colons, and nonstandard abbreviations are unacceptable. keywords (3-5 phrases).


Your submitted manuscript must be in good Indonesian or grammatically correct English. If English is not your native language, you should seek the help of an English Language Editing service or professional translator. If your manuscript is accepted to be published on our journal, we also arrange a proofreading process to make sure language on your manuscript is suitable for academic purpose.  


Write the abstract in English and the maximum English 250 words. In this section are described at least about (1) research purposes, (2) Research methods, and (3) research results. This document is a guide for writers to write papers that are ready to be published in journals. The authors must follow the instructions given in this guide. You can use this document both as a writing hint and as a template where you can type your own text.. (Verdana, 10 pt)


An KIDDO: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam Anak Usia Dini manuscript should be divided into the following sections: (1) Title page, (2) Abstract and Keywords, (4) Introduction, (5) Methods, (6) Results and Discussion, (7) Conclusion, (8) Acknowledgements if any, and (9) References.


(Verdana, 11 pt) Introduction Section contains an explanation why the issues need to be researched (research significance) and all supporting data or scientific evidence based on personal observations, the results of other researcher studies, or problems from the community engagement in society. The formulation of this research problem is always based on real conditions and objectively scientifically

Applied Science paper is based on original research related about community engagement program. Community engagement mean the services to society, applying science and technology based on their field, increasing the capacity of society, and community empowerment.

The kind of research is depending on your field or the topic of community engagement program (program that has be done, experiment, impact of your program, survey, interview, questionnaire, etc.). The applied science paper will be based on the analysis and interpretation between theory and community engagement program and you need to explain the problems that faced in location of community engagement.

There is no theoretical background section in this manuscript. But, you must input your theoretical background on Introduction section. Theoretical background contains previous theoriesas the basis of research and the temporary hypothesis. The theory can be in the form of scientific articles, articles in journals, textbooks, or other sources of scientific writing. This theory will be used to provide state of the art of your manuscript from research problems that have been proposed. In the context of community engagement, the theory that should be used primarily is the theory related tocommunity engagement, community development, or community services. Other theories that are still needed to solve the problem of research to support theories that are delivered after the theory of community engagement is discussed.

After the theories are mentioned and discussed, you need to form a problem that show why this manuscript is important, existing gaps, previous research and you as an Author must write the purpose of the manuscript.


Methods are the means used by the author to answer the existing research problem. The method must clear with the location and time of the research, the population and sample of the research, the research variables and the research data. Describe the basic procedures used during the study, including selection of study subjects and observational and analytical methods.  The method of your manuscript also mentionsdetail of your community engagement program. Define the primary outcomes that were measured for each group of subjects about implementation of community engagement


Result and discussion contains results obtained by the author during the research. The results of the research submitted in advance as a whole, which continues by doing the process of discussion. The discussion is presented systematically from general, then leads to the specific. Presentation of the research can be done with the help of tables, drawings/graphs, maps/plans, and schemes.

Result and discussion of your manuscript also interconnected with your theory that used, included novelty of your manuscript about community engagement.Also, your manuscript is based on the result of your community engagement programand what is the implication of this community engagement program to community. Minimum of your explanation on this chapter is range 40% to 50% of your manuscript.

Conclusion of your manuscript is defined what is novelty of your manuscript to knowledge and to fruitfulness of your community engagement program, benefit for society or community and contribution theoretic from your manuscript.Also, mention the recommendation from your manuscript related about community engagement.This conclusion is maximum 2 paragraph.


Acknowledgements on this manuscript at the end of the manuscript before the references and do not, therefor, include them on the title page or otherwise. List on this tab those individuals or company that provided help during your research. The example of providing your research, e.g., providing language help, writing assistance, data collect, proof reading the article, etc.


References of your manuscript must be up to date (in the last of 5 to 10 years and minimum of 20 references that 25% of the references is from primary sources/journal and your reference can be accessed by anyone.

Format of the references for submitting manuscript on this journal with style of APA, which can be done in MS Word.Reference of your manuscript is organized alphabetically.Meanwhile, references should be in APA style constructed with Mendeley or Zootero. For more information, please check Here are example references format with style of APA.