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Author Guidelines


Journal of Biology-Innovation Education, published by the Master Program of Biology Education, Postgraduate Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education Science, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin City. This journal aims to publish the results of research on biology education and innovation. Writing opportunities are open to the public, researchers, lecturers, and scholars of all strata. This journal is published six months or twice a year, in June and December. Since 2020, the Bio-Inoved Journal has been published in April and October. Since 2021, the issue has been published in February, June, and October.

The manuscript is typed on A4 paper with the margins / upper, left, and right 3 cm and the bottom limit 2 cm from the edge of the article. Put the page number on the bottom right. File format using Microsoft Office Word (Doc; Docx).

Article Identity
The titles are written in English (Center; Bold; Sentence case; Cambria; 16 pt; Space 1) and Indonesia (Center; Bold; Italic; Sentence case; Cambria; 12 pt; Space 1). Write down the full name (Center; Bold; Capitalize Each Word; Cambria; 10 pt; Space 1) and give a number at the end of the author's name. Affiliates with the same letter are 9 pt ("name of agency, city/district, province, country" or "study program, faculty, university, city/district, province, country"), and give a number on the front according to the number at the end of the author's name. Include the Corresponding author's e-mail.

Abstract and Keywords
Abstract written in Indonesian and English (Justified; Regular; Sentence case; Cambria; 10 pt; Space 1). The abstract summarizes the contents of the article as a whole. Abstract intends to convey the most critical points of journal articles. Written 150-200 words. It briefly describes the problem, hypothesis, research objectives, methods, results, and conclusions. It is not permissible to use abbreviations, quotes, or footnotes. Keywords are written in Indonesian and English (Center; Regular; Sentence case; Cambria; 9 pt; Space 1). Keywords consist of a maximum of five words or five phrases (maximum of three words per phrase). The keywords written must be relevant to the content so that the article is easy to find in searches. Citations are not allowed.

This section contains background problems and the urgency of research, rationalization, and differences with existing research to show other studies' differences and/or novelty. The purpose is written concisely and clearly. The introduction consists of at least five Alenia and no more than 1 page, does not load tables or figures, and can include a literature review relevant to corroborating allegations. Citation provisions (Name, Year) recommend using the manager's reference or Mendeley. Writing articles directly in this template is recommended, so there is no need to reset the writing format.

The method is written concisely and clearly. It consists of research, tools, materials, data collection procedures, and data analysis techniques. The research method is narrated concisely, precisely, and straightforwardly.

Results and Discussion
Results and discussion include the results of data processing to convey what is found from the research. It does not contain raw data. It includes links between research results with basic scientific concepts and is associated with other research results. It is recommended to imply the results of research theoretically and applicatively. Results and discussion are presented as a whole so that the author is not justified in dividing them into new sections. The research results were directly discussed and scientifically supported by relevant references, especially the National and International Journals. The calculation process does not need to be presented. The study's results can be supplemented or shown in tables, figures, and graphs, beginning with a brief narrative to connect with the previous Alenia.

Figures and Tables
Figures and tables are labeled with sequential numbers, and if they are references, include sources after caption, such as Figure 1 Ulin Plants (Dharmono, 2017). Table captions are written on top of the table (Center; Bold; Sentence case; Cambria; 10 pt; Space 1). Image captions are registered under the image (Center; Regular; Sentence case; Cambria; 8 pt; Space 1). Wide tables and figures can use the Page Setup One Columns page so that information is conveyed clearly.

Conclusions are written briefly, concisely, and clearly in one paragraph, which stands for the results and discussion and answers the purpose of research or publication. Findings are more emphasized on the differences or novelty found in research. In addition, the author can include suggestions for further study.

References and Citations
References and citations are written following the 6th edition of the American Psychological Association Style (APA 6). Quotations or references must state the source and year of publication. At least 80% of the relevant reference must come from the latest sources (published no more than the last ten years). Write a complete reference list following the provisions (Justified; Cambria; 10 pt; space 1; the indented distance of 0.5 cm).

We recommend using the journal template in compiling article manuscripts. Journal templates are available in the right menu bar.

Best Regards,
Bio-Inoved Journal Manager

PDF Version (Indonesia)


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.
  7. If the article has been approved/accepted, the Author must translate the manuscript into English.

Copyright Notice

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

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 permitted to disseminate published articles by sharing the link/DOI of the article in the journal. In addition, authors are allowed to use their articles for any legal purposes deemed necessary without written permission from the journal with an acknowledgement of initial publication to this journal.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

The articles published in this journal have been scientifically proved, which follows the code of ethics in a scientific publication. The ethics code itself upholds three values of ethics in publications, namely, (1) Neutrality (free from conflicts of interest in public management). (2) Justice (giving the right of authorship to the beneficiary as the author). (3) Honesty (free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in the publication). The articles were also published following procedures or orders, such as a double-blind review and revision process consistent with the journal’s regular review to ensure that the quality is maintained well.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 600000.00 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

Publication fee changed to 1800000 IDR since Volume 6 Issue 2 June 2024 issue.