Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

The manuscript texts are written in English or Indonesian (see Article Template). Manuscripts in English or indonesian will be first reviewed by editorial boards. The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document (doc).

The manuscript well-typed in single column on A4 size paper, use 11 pt of Time New Roman. The manuscript contains an original work and have potentially contribute to the highly scientific advancement.

The manuscript should contain the following section in order:


 The title should describe the main content of article, be informative, concise, be accurate, unambiguous, specific, not too wordy, does not contain formulas, and infrequently-used abbreviations. This is your opportunity to attract the reader’s attention. Remember that readers are the potential authors who will cite your article. Identify the main issue of the paper. Begin with the subject of the paper. The title should and complete.

The title describes the conducted research, Arial Narrow, Font size 12, Bold, and 1,5 spacing. 

The author  name

Full name without academic degrees and titles, Times New Roman, font size 10, and 1 spacing.

Name of affiliation for each author

The author name should be accompanied by complete affiliation address, and corresponding email.


Abstract, which comprised of approximately 300 words, provides a brief description of research problems, aims, method used, results, and conclusion. An abstract should stand alone, means that no citation in the abstract. Consider it the advertisement of your article. The abstract should tell the prospective reader what you did and highlight the key findings. Avoid using technical jargon and uncommon abbreviations. You must be accurate, brief, clear and specific. Use words which reflect the precise meaning. The abstract should be precise and honest. 

Key words: Written in English  3-5 words or groups of words


The introduction must be written in single line spacing. The introduction comprises of: (1) research problem; (2) insight and problem solve planning; (3) summary of theoretical studies and the results of the present study (state of the art), related to the observed problems (gap analysis), and (4) research aims.


Methods should make readers be able to reproduce the experiment. Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described. Basicly, this section describes the way the research was done. The main materials must be written here: (1) research design; (2) population and samples; (3) sample collection techniques and instrumental development; (4) data analysis techniques.The specification and type of tools and materials must be written in case the researches have been conducted by using them.

 Results and Discussion

This section is the main part of the research result article in which the “fix” results are served. The data analysis processes, such as statistical computing and hypothesis testing, are not necessary to be served. The materials reported are the analysis results and hypothesis testing results. In addition, tables and graphics are also can be showed to enunciate the verbal narration. Tables and images must be given a comment or discussion. The details of qualitative research written in some sub-topics which directly related to the focused category.

The discussion of article aims to: (1) answer the problems and research questions; (2) show the ways the findings obtained; (3) interpret the findings; (4) relate the finding results to the settled-knowledge structure; (5) bring up new theories or modify the exist theories.


This part provides the summary of results and discussion which refers to the research aims. Thus, the new principal ideas, which are essential part of the research findings, are developed. 

Conclusions should answer the objectives of the research. Tells how your work advances the field from the present state of knowledge. Without clear Conclusions, reviewers and readers will find it difficult to judge the work, and whether or not it merits publication in the journal. Do not repeat the Abstract, or just list experimental results. Provide a clear scientific justification for your work, and indicate possible applications and extensions. You should also suggest future experiments and/or point out those that are underway.

The suggestions, which are arranged based on research discussed-findings, are also written in this part. These should be based on practical activities, new theoretical development, and/or advance research.


This section can be written in case there are certain parties need to be acknowledged, such as research sponsors/funding supporter. Include individuals who have assisted you in your study: Advisors, Financial supporters, or may another supporter, i.e. Proofreaders, Typists, and Suppliers, who may have given materials. Do not acknowledge one of the authors names. The acknowledgement must be written in brief and clear. In addition, avoid the hyperbole acknowledgment.


Citation and referencing must be written based on APA style 6th Edition which is organized by using Mendeley software latest version (See Mendeley User Guidelines). More or less 80% references  for  literature reviews should  be  the recent (up to date)  journals published in the last 10 years,  but the rest of  20% references  can be  cited from  research reports and or articles. 

The following is an example of order and style to be used in the manuscript (These guidelines are based on the sixth edition (2010) of the Publication Manual of the American Psycological Association and the FAQs on the APA website []):

Journal articles:

Panno, A., Giacomantonio, M., Carrus, G., Maricchiolo, F., Pirchio, S., & Mannetti, L. (2017). Mindfulness, pro-environmental behavior, and belief in climate change: The mediating role of social dominance. Environment and Behavior50(8). doi:

Articles in proceedings:

Hasnat, G. N. T., Kabir, M. A., & Hossain, M. A. (2018). Major environmental issues and problems of South Asia, Particularly Bangladesh. In C. M. Hussain (Ed.), Handbook of Environmental Materials Management (pp. 1–40). Switzerland: Springer Natrure. doi:

Slavoljub, J., Dragica, G., Zorica, P. S., Zivkovic, L., & Sladjana, A. (2015). To the environmental responsibility among students through developing their environmental values. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 171, pp. 317–322). doi:


Zastrow, C., Kirst-Ashman, K. K., & Hessenauer, S. L. (2019). Empowerment series: Understanding human behavior and the social environment (11th Ed.). Boston, MA.: Cengage Learning. Retrieved from

Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J., Raff, M., Roberts, K., & Walter, P. (2002). Molecular biology of the cell (4th Ed.). New York, US: Garland Science. doi:

Book with editor:

Flemming, N. C., Harff, J., Moura, D., Burgess, A., & Bailey, G. N. (Eds.). (2017). Submerged landscapes of the European continental shelf: Quaternary paleoenvironments. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Retrieved from

Chapter in edited book

Groundwater-Smith, S. (2007). As rain is to fields, so good teachers are to students. In S. Knipe (Ed.), Middle years schooling:  Reframing adolescence (pp. 151-170). Frenchs Forest, N.S.W: Pearson Education Australia. Retrieved from 

Ashurst, P. R., Hargitt, R., & Palmer, F. (2017). Environmental issues. In P. R. Ashurst, R. Hargitt, & F. Palmer (Eds.), Soft drink and fruit juice problems solved (2nd Ed., pp. 195–199). Woodhead Publishing. doi:

Thesis and dissertation, research reports:

Bennett, K. (2003). Structures in early childhood learning (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of Cape Town, Cape Town.

Miladan, N. (2016). Communities’ contributions to urban resilience process : a case study of Semarang city (Indonesia) toward coastal hydrological risk. Architecture, space management. Université Paris-Est. Retrieved from

Articles from the websites:

European Commission. (2019, January 11). Early childhood education and care. Retrieved from

Adams, R. (2018, August 22). Girls with top science GCSEs 'deterred from study at higher level'. The Guardian. Retrieved from

Manuscript submission

Manuscripts written in English will be reviewed by reviewer boards  with  related study competency.

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