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Author Guidelines


Please read the following submission guidelines before submitting your article:

  • The article is written in 11 pt Times New Roman font style, single space, and justify.
  • The margin on the top, left, right, and the bottom is 2,54 cm, 3 cm, 3 cm, and 2.54 cm, respectively.
  • The article is written A4 paper size (210 mm x 297 mm) and using 1 column layout.
  • The maximum page of the article is 5, and The maximum page of the article is 10.
  • Tabel created without the vertical line, and the table’s caption placed on the top of the table using justify format.
  • Either table or picture must be cited from the original source.
  • Information that shown below the table and picture must be written using 10 pt Times New Roman Font style, align left, and bold.
  • Stem diagram is written using shading style (shaded in areas of the diagram).
  • Caption's table and picture are sequentially numbered.
  • The picture that depicted on the page must be in 300 dpi JPEG format, and the Picture’s caption placed on the bottom of the picture.
  • All of the articles that will be submitted must be written in proper language including, title, author’s name, abstract, introduction, method, result and discussion, conclusions, and references.
  • Click here for the example format of the article.



Each of the articles section should be written using the following arrangement:

Article Title

  • Describes contain the main idea briefly and clearly.
  • Using Times New Roman font style 14 pt style, and bold
  • Witten in two languages, Bahasa and English

Author Name

  • Author's name written completely (without academic title)
  • Author’s name followed by institution’s name and email address (email address only for the corresponding author)


  • Written using Times New Roman font style 10 pt, single space.
  • The abstract must contain all of the article main idea comprehensively (Background, method, result and discussion, and research contribution)
  • Minimum and maximum words of the abstract are 150 and 200 words, respectively.
  • For an article which written in Bahasa, the abstract must be written in two languages, Bahasa and English.
  • The maximum keywords for abstract are 5, and each keyword is separated by the comma (,).


  • Written using Times New Roman font style 11 pt, single space.
  • The author must describe the research background, the important aspect of the research, research aim, and research benefit.

Research Method

  • Written using Times New Roman font style 11 pt, single space.
  • The author should write all materials and devices (including specification) that used in the research
  • Research procedures should be written briefly

Result and Discussion

  • Written using Times New Roman font style 11 pt, single space.
  • Result and Discussion should be written briefly and clearly.
  • The author should describe the explanation of all the result data, connection with theory, and relevancy with other research done by other researchers previously.
  • At this stage, the author should explore the significance of the research, and avoid citation that was not be taken from the specific literature.
  • The important part of discussion sections:
    • Author has a chance to sell author’s research data
    • Explanation of the research restricted only around the scope of the research, but not repeat the result.
    • Is the result is consistent with the previous research?


  • Written using Times New Roman font style 11 pt, single space.
  • Conclusions are written briefly and clearly in paragraph format and must answer the research aim.
  • At this stage, the author should describe the research contribution in advance science nowadays.


  • References used had to include 80% derived from primary sources (a scientific article) that rises last five years and 20% source of reference secondary other.
  • All references which are used in the article should be cited either on introduction, research methodology, and discussion.
  • Written using Times New Roman font style 10 pt.
  • Every literature given in the article should be separated by a distance (one time enter).
  • Writing format of the reference written with the name of the writer (started by last name writer) and all writers written completely and must have a minimum as follows:

The reference style used according to the APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition. It is highly recommended to use the reference manager to organize the references such as Zotero, Mendeley or Endnote. The APA 6th Style can be found here:

Endnote Thomson Reuters:



Example of reference writing format:

[1] McKenzie JA. 1993. Power learning in the classroom. California: Corwin Press, Inc.← Book

[2] Yu AY. 2010. Can learning be virtually boosted? An investigation of online social networking impacts. Computers & Education Journal. Volume jurnal (Nomor jurnal): Halaman Artikel Dalam jurnal. ←Journal one author.

[3] Bhavsar DS, Saraf KB, Jhon ES. 2002. Morphology of PbI2 crystals grown by gel method. Crystal Research and Technology. Volume jurnal (Nomor jurnal): Halaman Artikel Dalam jurnal. ← Journal more than one author.

[4] Rice J. 2014. Poligon: A System for Parallel Problem Solving. Technical Report. KSL-86-19, Dept. Of Computer Science, Stanford Univ. ← Report dan Seminar.

[5] Clancey WJ. 2013. Transfer of Rule-Based Expertise through a Tutorial Dialogue. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University. ←[Thesis or Disertation]

[6] Ivey KC. (2 September 2012). Citing Internet sources URL 96aug.html. ← Website



All articles should use citation writing format as follow:

Example of citation writing format:

[1] Zaidan, (2005) or Hendrawati et al., (2015) argues that education should promote freedom and social justice.


[1] It is arguable to say that education should promote freedom and social justice (Zaidan, 2015) for the single author,

(Zaidan dan Hendrawati, 2015) for two authors and (Hendrawati et al., 2015) for multiple authors.





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 Microsoft Word or TEX 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.

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