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Author Guidelines

The article is written in English, single-spaced, one column, 5000–8000 words. Author’s name should not be written on the article but it should be put on the article metadata on Open Journal System (OJS) website (If author’s name is still on the article, the article would be rejected and an author may submit on a new submission). Author must fill out author’s profile on OJS website that consists of author First, Middle and Last Name (If author only uses one name, fill the first name and last name with the same name), Gender, Initial, Username, Password, Affiliation (University/or Institution), E-mail, Mailing Address (complete address of affiliation: street name, city, province and zip code), Country and Bio Statement (Department or Faculty). The author must follow the journal template which can be downloaded at



TITLE: Title must succinctly describe the contents of the research article and attract academic readers. The title consists of 8-15 words, not including a definite article (the) and the indefinite article ( a, an). Use the phrases, not sentence.

ABSTRACT: The abstract is a summary of the article. It is consist of research objective, research methods, results and discussion, and conclusion. Implications or recommendation can be added to the abstract. The abstract is an article summary that consists of research objective, research methods, results and discussion, and conclusion. Implications or recommendation can be added to the abstract. The abstract must be written in 250-300 words. The abstract must not contain lengthy background information and have no reference to figure, table, equation, any bibliographical reference either coming within or another article. The language of abstract must be clear and concise. It is a stand-alone summary in one paragraph.

KEYWORDS: Keywords consist of important/ specific words or phrases found mainly in the title and abstract. But, it can also come from the article. There are 3-5 keywords from one article.

INTRODUCTION: The introduction shows what is already known from previous studies, defines the importance of the study, literature review, and state the research question. In order to understand what is already known from the previous study, the introduction must consist of discussing the relevant journal article (with citation) and summarizing the current understanding of the problem encounter.

METHODS: The methods explain clearly how the author carried out the research. The method must describe the research design clearly, the replicable research procedures, describe how to summarize and analyze the data.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS: The result sections show objectively the presentation of the research key results without any interpretation using text, tables, and figures. The result section begins with the text, presenting the key finding, and referring to the tables and figures. The table must not print screen, specific numerical values, compare and contrast values, and a minimum of 2 row and column. The figures must be clear (provide the original file as a supplementary file in article submission), highlight trends, pattern, and relationship. The result section must present how the author ensures the data validity and reliability.

The discussion section shows how the author interprets the results in light of what is already known, and to explain the new understanding of the problem after taking your results into consideration. The discussion must connect with the Introduction so it tells how your study contributes to the body of knowledge and society.

CONCLUSIONS: The conclusions section show the answer or clarification of the research questions and opportunities for future research

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: The authors must acknowledge any sources of funding that supported the research and may acknowledge the outside reviewers of their drafts

REFERENCES: The reference must consist of 80% from relevant and recent primary sources (such as the article of journal or conference from last 5-10 years). The reference must be written in APA style and using reference manager software (Mendeley).






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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