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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines


JUDUL (14 Book Antiqua)

1Author Name; 2Author Name; 3Author Name

1University …………….. , Kota/Negara

2University of …………, City/Country

3University …………….. , Kota/Negara



Abstracts are written briefly and factually briefly stated research objectives, main results and main conclusions. Abstracts are often presented separately from the article, so it should be able to stand alone. Therefore, references should be avoided, but if necessary, the quotation must be complete. Non-standard or unusual abbreviations should be avoided, but if necessary it should be defined in their first mention in the abstract itself. Abstracts are written in italic, space 1, size 11, Font Book Antiqua also include keywords. The number of words for abstract is min. 150-200 words, which contains problems, goals, methods, and results. While the keywords maximum of five words that reflect the contents of the script. Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of five keywords, avoid general and plural terms and many concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'from'). Efficient with abbreviations: only abbreviations are defined in the eligible field. This keyword will be used for indexing purposes.

Keywords: keyword, keyword, keyword

A. Introduction

The manuscript must be written in Indonesian or English (English US), not more than 5000 words (or maximum length of 5000 words), including text, all tables and drawings, notes, references, and attachments intended for publication. All contents of the paper are written using Book Antiqua font, size 11, and space 1.15.

The introduction must present the specific problem being studied and describe the research strategy. A good introduction should summarize relevant arguments and data, to give the reader a clear understanding about what has been done and the purpose. The introduction can contain an explanation of the conditions that should be and exist so it will look the ideal conditions that must be done with the facts in the field or called as problems. This part also explains the background or reasons that encourage authors to investigate or discuss the problem, because the research or discussion is intended to improve the quality of a thing or intend to contribute thoughts for improvement, then the reason should be developed based on the existing concrete data.

B. Method

The method section describes how the research is done. The presentation allows the reader to evaluate the suitability of the method, reliability and validity of the instrument used in the study. It should also be explained how the various populations associated with the problem being studied, as well as the sampling process undertaken.

C. Research Finding

The research findings section summarizes the data collected and statistical analytical treatment or data used. Report the results of data processing with sufficient detail to justify the conclusion. Provide all relevant results to answer the research problem.
If it contain table of contents font size 9 should be used and vertical line should not be drawn. When table contents cannot fit into the table, font size 9 may be used. The number of tables and titles should be written above the table. If a secondary source is used, it should also include the source.

Table 1

The Total of Drop-out Students in Basic Education in Regency ....









10.9 %

High School



32.6 %





Source: …………………


Picture 1. Humans Chromosome



D. Discussion

The discussion section is the core and most important part of the contents of the manuscript to be published for publication. Begin the discussion section with a clear statement of support or non-support for the hypothesis or research problem formulation. The similarities and differences between existing research results to clarify and confirm the conclusions.

E. Conclusion

The writing of conclusions is the final part of a research paper that contains a common picture and ties it into preliminary research. Writing inferences involves having to give a very brief description of the results, although you do not need to be too detailed in the presentation.


All citations in the manuscript should appear in the reference list, and all references should be quoted in the text. The reference list should be arranged in alphabetical order following the APA (American Psychology Association) style. APA publishes references in a format style. Some examples are given below:

Citation in text:

Written 1 person

Sutrisno, E. (2009).

Written 2 or 3 people

Minogue, J. & Jones, G. (2009).

Written over 3 people

Emerson, L., et al. (2007).


How to Quote:

Direct Citation:

In the perspective of guidance of culture-based counseling, it is necessary to understand multicultural counseling that takes into account the diversity of cultural characteristics as: “…a sensitivity of the possible ways in which different cultures function and interact…” (McLeod, 2004, hlm. 245).

Indirect Citation:

Hawes (in Samani & Hariyanto, 2011, p.6) points out that "... when character is gone, all gone, and one of the richest jewels of life is lost forever".

Citation of Idea:

Halliday (1985b) reveals that every language has three metafunctions, namely ideational, interpersonal, and textual functions.


The Writing of Reference List


Written 1 person:

Sutrisno, E. (2009). Human Resource Management. Jakarta: Kencana.

Written 2 atau 3 people:

Evans, D., Gruba, P. & Zobel, J. (2014). How to write a better thesis. Dordrecht: Springer.

Written more than 3 people:

Emerson, L., dkk. (2007). Writing guidelines for education students. Melbourne: Thomson.



Amer, A. (2006). Reflections on Bloom’s revised taxonumy. Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 4/8, 213-230.

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives, the classification of educational goals, handbook I: Cognitive Domain. New York, NY: David McKay Company.

Forehand, M. (2005). Bloom’s taxonomy: Orginal and revised. In Emerging Persceptives on Learning, Teaching, and Technology. Retrieved 29 March, 2010 dari

Sivadas, E. & Johnson, M. S. (2005). Knowledge flows in marketing: An analysis of journal article references and citations. Marketing theory articles, 5(4), 339-361. doi: 10.1177/1470593105058817.

Ivanitskaya, L.; Clark, D.; Montgomery, G. & Primeau, R. (2002). Interdisciplinary learning: Process and outcomes. Innovative Higher Education, 27/2, 95-111.


Mini Thesis, Thesis, Disertation:

Rakhman, A. (2008). Teacher and students' code switching in English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom. (Tesis). Sekolah Pascasarjana, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung.  


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