Author Guidelines

Papers submitted for publication must conform the following guidelines:

  • Papers must be typed in one-half spaced on A4-paper size;
  • TITLE (20 words or less)
  • Author’s name (without academic degree), Affiliation of the author (institution’s name), City, Country, Email
  • Abstract in English which includes background, research problems, methods, and results. Your abstract should not exceed 250 words. It uses Times New Roman, 10 pt, italic.
  • Keyword: keyword, should, be, in, italic, format, and, bold (5-7 words)
  • All submission should be in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format;
  • Bibliographical reference must be noted in body note (full name (s), year: page).
  • All articles must include a bibliography at the conclusion of their manuscript that conforms to the most current APA (American Psychological Association) style.


It includes background, objectives, and literature reviews/theoretical construct the research. The introduction section ends with an emphasis on items to be discussed. It is without subsection, 2-3 pages). Introduction section is essentially starts what you are discussing, what is the issue, why this issue is important, and how you address this issue.


It embraces methods/methodology and findings/results. Methods/Methodology section explains in concise how you develop your research method to resolve the issue you bring


Findings/Results section may infer the facts or data that you encountered or you collected during research. It will be better to have tables and figures that represent your result. Give a concise description on the tables or figures regarding your findings. Furthermore discussion section reflects whether your methodology works on the issue you address. This section should provide the answer of the problem. This section is not repeating what you have mentioned in Findings/Results section.


It summarizes to your new findings based on the research. It may state the strengths and weaknesses of your methodology. It may also specify the room for future improvement.


Reference list format is based on APA (American Psychological Association) style. Reference list should appear at the end of the article and includes only literatures actually cited in the manuscripts. References are ordered alphabetically and chronologically. When writing a reference list, please use the following conventions:

 a. Example source from text book:

Harmer, Jeremy. (2007). How to teach Writing. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.

 Hyland K,. (2003). Second language Writing. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press

Anne, Burn. (2010). Doing Action Research in English Language Teaching: A guide for Practitioner. New York: Routledge.

b. Summarized text book by editor .

Sofian Effendi. (1982). Unsur-unsur penelitian ilmiah. Dalam Masri Singarimbun (Ed.). Metode penelitian survei. Jakarta: LP3ES.

c. Translated book

Daniel, W.W. (1980). Statistika nonparametrik terapan. (Terjemahan Tri Kuntjoro). Jakarta : Gramedia.

d. Thesis and dissertation

Slamet Suyanto (2009). Keberhasilan sekolah dalam ujian nasional ditinjau dari organisasi belajar. Disertasi, tidak dipublikasikan. Universitas Negeri Jakarta.

e. Journal

Pritchard, P.E. (1992). Studies on the bread-improving mechanism of fungal alpha-amylase. Journal  of   Biological  Education,  26 (1), 14-17.

f. Proceeding:

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.

g. Internet

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