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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Please pay attention to the guidelines below: 

  1. Paper is a result of research related to language, any field of Research and Education Studies.
  2. The paper must consist of original, unpublished work elsewhere. The paper must be written in English minimum of 10 pages and no longer than 15 pages.
  3. Paper format is (A4), Book Antiqua 11 and space 1,5 in format (*.doc or *.docx).
  4. The body of paper is concist of a)Introduction elaborates background of study, research problem, purpose, significance of study, b) Literature Review consist of any theories related to the topic discussed. c) methodology. d) Findings and Discussion, and e) Closing is conclusion of result study
  5. Paper subheading as follows:  First Level: ALL CAPITAL LETTER, BOLD, LEFT JUSTIFY. Second Level: Capital Letter-small letter, Bold, Left JustifY. Third Level: Capital Letter-small letter, Bold, Italic, Left Justify
  6. Paper of research result must be consist of (a) Title; (b) Name of author without academic degree; (c) Abstract (maximum 200 words); (d) Key words; (e) Introduction without heading (f) Literature Review; (g) Methodology; (h) Findings and Discussion; (i) Conclusion; (j) Bibiliography and (k) Attachment. (See the example of manuscript here)
  7. The title is not more than 12 words. If the paper is a resume of thesis or Disertation, the title of paper may not be as same as thesis title because paper is thesis core.
  8. Name of author is not espoused by academic title. Correspondence address and email must be written under author name. If author is studying, the name of university can be written down. If author more than one person, all of authors’ name must be written include their correspondence address and email. 
  9. Abstract is written in English and no longer than 200 words included research problem, review of related literature, method, and conclusion. Keywords are not more than five words.
  10. Footnote is required in thie manuscript
  11. References should be up to date and use in note. Foot note is used to explain certain term, example: Littlejohn (2002, p. 19) or (Littlejohn, 2002, p. 19) 
  12. Bibliography, Literature does not need more books, but it more significant a little book related to topic.

The Bibliography writing is accord with A.P.A (American Psychological Association) as follows:
1. Reference published periodically 
The list of acquired reference put down a period of journal, magazine, newspaper, etc: 
Kernis, M. H., Cornell, D. P., Sun, C., Berry, A., & Harlow, T. (1993). There’s more to self esteem than whether it is high or low: The importance of stability of self esteem. Journal of Personality and Social  Psychology, 65, 1190-1204.

2.    Reference published not periodically 
The list of acquired reference put down a title and sub title of book, report, brochure, manual book, and audiovisual media: 
O’Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men’s and woman’s gender role journeys: Metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues accros the life cycle (pp. 107-123). New York: Springer.

3. Reference from journal (2 writers): 
Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45, 10-36.

4. Reference from journal (more than 5 writers): 
Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L., et al. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child program for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856.
Note: if the writer more than 6 writers in one reference, use et al.

5. Reference from journal in newspaper:
Zukerman, M., & Kieffer. S. C. (in press). Race differences in face-ism: does facial prominence imply dominance? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

6. Reference from journal and newspaper:

Kandel, E. R., & Squire, L. R. (2000, November 10). Neuroscience: Breaking down scienctific barriers to the study of brain and mind. Science, 290, 1113-1120.

7. Reference from article in newspaper with no writer: 
The new health-care lexicon. (1993, August/September). Copy Editor, 4, 1-2.
Reference with no issue and no serial number:
Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child program for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58(1, Serial No. 231).

8. Reference from additional journal:
Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child program for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 24(Suppl. 2), 4-14

9. Reference from book:
Beck, C. A. J., & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Fact, myths, and future prospects. Washington, DC: American Psychology Association.

10. Reference from third book and the name of writer by addition of Jr. (Junior):
Mitchell, T. R. & Larson, J. R., Jr. (1987). People in organizations: An introduction to organizational behavior (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

11. Reference from edited book:
Mitchell, T. R. & Larson, J. R. (Eds.). (1987). People in organizations: An introduction to organizational behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill.

12. Reference from book with no writer and editor: 
Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary (10th ed.). (1993). Springfield, MA: Meriam-Webster.

13. Reference from revised book: 
Beck, C. A. J., Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Fact, myths, and future prospects (Rev. ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychology Association.

14. Reference from encyclopedia and dictionary:
Sadie, S. (Ed.). (1980). The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians (6th ed., Vols. 1-20). London: Macmillan.

15. Reference from English translated book:
Laplace, P. S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities (F. W. Truscott & F. L. Emory, Trans.). New York: Dover. (Original work published 1814).

16. Reference from brochure:
Research and Training Centre on Independent Living. (1993). Guidelines of reporting and 
writing about people with disabilities (4th ed.) [brochure]. Lawrance, KS: Author.

17. Reference from audiovisual media:
Scorsese, M. (Prosedure), & Lonergan, K. (Writer/Director). (2001). You can count on me [Motion picture]. United States: Paramount Pictures.

18. Reference from recorded voice: 
Costa, P. T., Jr. (Speaker). (1988). Personality, continuity, and changes of adult life (Cassette Recording No. 207-433-88A-B). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.



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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.

  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 OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document 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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