AUTHOR GUIDELINES

  1. Manuscript accepted is written in English; the manuscript must be in Word File Format, and sent to the journal system via online submission by creating account in this Open Journal System (OJS) [click REGISTER if you have not had any account yet; or click LOG IN if you have already had an account].
  2. The title of the manuscript:
    • does not exceed 14 words
    • should be as brief as possible, concise, informative, and represent the content of the manuscript
    • comprises the keywords of the topics studied
    • does not contain uncommon abbreviations, formulas, and referrals.
  3. Authors’ names are written below the tittle, followed by authors’ affiliation, and include the email address and phone number of the correspondent author.
  4. For abstract and keywords:
    • Abstract is composed in one paragraph, justified, single line-spaced, not exceed 200 words.
    • Abstract briefly and factually conceives research objectives, research method, results, and conclusion.
    • Avoid referrals and unusual abbreviations.
    • Under the abstract, keywords are written, in the form of 3 to 5 words/ phrases which are important, specific, and representative to the article, sorted alphabetically, and separated by commas (,).
  5. The length of the manuscript is approximately 9 to 15 pages (or between 5,000 to 7,000 words), written in A4 paper size, margins: top = left = right = bottom = 3 cm, one columns, justified, 1.15 lines-spaced, Times New Roman font size 12.
  6. The article structure are Introduction, Literature Review, Research Method, Findings and Discussion, Conclusions (and Suggestions), References.
  7. The Introduction should consist of the background of the study, research contexts, and the research objective.
  8. The Literature Review states the empirical or theoretical problem which is the basis of the research, the theory underlying the research, relevant previous research results, and the novelty of the research.
  9. The Research Method consists of description concerning the research design, data sources, data collection, data collection instruments, and data analysis.
  10. In the Findings and Discussion, the authors describe the results of the data analysis to answer the research question(s) and their meanings seen from current theories and references of the area addressed.
  11. In Conclusions (and Suggestions), the authors conclude the article critically and logically based on the research findings by making generalization of the findings. In suggestion (if any), the authors describe their recommendation for further studies regarding their research implication.
  12. APA style is used as a reference in citation, references, and writing format, therefore, authors should use a reference manager software (EndNote, or Mendeley, or Zotero).
  13. Only the primary sources written in the body of the article, all sources written in the body of the article must be listed in the references, and only the sources cited that are listed in the references.
  14. The minimum number of references is 30, with citations from journal should be at least 75% of the total references cited.
  15. References from journal articles are those published in the last 7 years.
  16. First Author’s names and identities must be completely embedded in the form filled in by the corresponding author: email, affiliation, and each author’s short biography.
  17. Authors’ biography (in the column of Bio Statement) is written in the form of narration, including author's full name, place and date of birth, educational qualification/information started from bachelor degree (S-1) until the latest educational degree, the affiliation in which the author is currently working, phone number, and email address.
  18. All correspondences, information and decisions for the submitted manuscripts are conducted through email written in the manuscript and/or the emails used for the submission. The status of the manuscript can be checked in the OJS by logging in to the journal.
  19. If you have submission queries, please contact:
    • jelita_journal@stkipmb.ac.id
    • wahyuddinrauf@stkipmb.ac.id
    • nashruddin@stkipmb.ac.id