Author Guidelines

The manuscript texts are written in English or Indonesian. Editorial boards will first review manuscripts The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document (.docx) or (.doc) file. The manuscript consists of 5000 words (minimum), well-typed in a single column on A4 size paper, using 12 pt of Cambria. The manuscript contains an original work and has potentially contributed to the highly scientific advancement.

The manuscript should contain the following section in this order:

a. Title

The title of articles in English or Bahasa Indonesia should describe the main content of manuscripts, be informative, concise, and not too wordy (12-15 words only), and not contain formulas.

b. The author’s name

A full name without academic degrees and titles, written in capital letters. Manuscript written by groups needs to be supplemented by complete contact details. 

c. Name of affiliation for each author

The author's name should be accompanied by complete affiliation detail and email address.

d. Abstract

Written briefly in English or Bahasa Indonesia in one paragraph of 150-200 words, containing background, research objectives, methodology, results, a conclusion of the study and your research contributions to science.

e. Keywords

Written in English or Bahasa Indonesia 3-5 words or groups of words, written alphabetically.

f. Introduction 

Written in Bahasa Indonesia or English.

Research Manuscripts

Explain the topic or problem to be solved by research, the importance of the research problem, the existence of the problem (prevalence, data, reports, other research results), gap analysis, and research objectives.

Manuscript Review

Explain the topic or problem to be reviewed, the results of previous research on the topic to be reviewed, the importance of the review topic, and the purpose of the review.

A balance must be kept between the pure and applied aspects of the subject. The introduction is presented in the form of paragraphs of approximately 1000 words.

g. Methods

Written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. Make sure that work can be repeated according to the details provided. It contains technical information of the study presented clearly. Therefore, readers can conduct research based on the techniques presented. Materials and equipment specifications are necessary. Approaches or procedures of study together with data analysis methods must be presented.

Research Manuscripts


Explain the research design used, the variables studied, details of the research subjects, research sites, intervention or experimental procedures (if any), the instruments used in the research (instrument ownership, measured indicators, instrument validity), data collection process, data management, research ethics, explain with pictures if necessary.

Manuscript Review


Explain the strategy for finding the sources being reviewed, the mechanism for selecting or filtering the sources being reviewed (preferably equipped with flowcharts), and the models and tools used for the analysis or synthesis of the results.

h. Results

Written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. The results should explain the highlights of the research findings or reviews that have been carried out. Well-prepared tables and or figures must be a significant feature of this section because they convey the major observations to readers. Any information provided in tables and figures should no longer be repeated in the text, but the text should focus on the importance of the study's principal findings In general, journal papers will contain three-seven figures and tables. The same data cannot be presented in the form of tables and figures.

i. Discussion 

Written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. The results of the study are discussed to address the problem formulated, objectives and research hypotheses. It is highly suggested that the discussion be focused on why and how the research findings can happen and to extend to which the research findings can be applied to other relevant problems.

j. Conclusion 

Written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. The conclusion should be withdrawn based on research findings, formulated concerns, and research purposes. The conclusion is presented in one paragraph without a numerical form of expression. Explain your research contributions to science.

k. Acknowledgement 

Written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. Contributors who are not mentioned as authors should be acknowledged and their particular contribution should be described. All sources of funding for the work must be acknowledged, both the research funder and the grant number (if applicable) should be given for each source of funds.

l. References
Manuscripts are written by using the standard citation application (Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero). APA (American Psychological Association) reference style is required. Citing an article written by two authors, both authors should be mentioned, however, for three and more authors only the first author is mentioned followed by et al., for example, Rahayu & Sudarsono (2015), Subekti et al. (2014). A series of references should be presented in ascending date order (Retnoningsih et al., 2005; Indriyanti et al., 2007; Rahayuningsih, 2010). Different publications with the same author(s) and year will be presented separately, as follows 2013a, 2013b. References of unpublished data and personal communication should not appear in the list but should be cited in the text only (e.g., Rifai MA 2015, pers. com. (personal communication); Indriyanti DR 2014, unpublished data). In the reference list, the references should be listed in an alphabetical order. 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 % of references can be cited from research reports and or articles.


Please check the manuscript template for more information