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Author Guidelines

The article is written in Indonesian or English, single-spaced, one column, 3000–5000 words. The 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 the author’s name is still in the article, the article would be rejected and an author may submit on a new submission). The author must fill out the author’s profile on the OJS website that consists of the author First, Middle, and Last Names (If the 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 article must be structured by following the order as is the following: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, acknowledgments, and references.

TITLE:  The title must succinctly describe the contents of the research article and attract academic readers. The title consists of 8-12 words, not including a definite article (the) and the indefinite article (a, an). Use phrases, not sentences.

ABSTRACT:  The abstract is an article summary that consists of research objectives, research methods, results and discussion, and conclusion. Implications or recommendations can be added to the abstract. The abstract must be written in 200-500 words. The abstract must not contain lengthy background information and have no reference to figures, tables, equations, or any bibliographical reference either coming within or from another article. The language of the 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 and use with ";". It could be stated as a word or a compound word.

INTRODUCTION:  The introduction must create a good impression so that the reader can get a view of the rest of the paper. It is necessary to state what is going to encounter and define the importance of the study. The introduction shows what is already known from former studies, provides a literature review, and states the research question. 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 encountered.

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 by 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 rows and columns. The figures must be clear (provide the original file as a supplementary file in the article submission) and highlight trends, patterns, and relationships. The result section must present how the author ensures data validity and reliability.

The discussion section shows how the author interprets the results in light of what is already known and explains the new understanding of the problem after considering your results. The discussion must connect with the Introduction to tell how your study contributes to the body of knowledge and society.

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

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:  The authors could provide 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 a journal article or conference from the last five years). The reference must be written in APA style 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. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

The copyright of the received article shall be assigned to the journal as the publisher of the journal. The intended copyright includes the right to publish the article in various forms (including reprints). The journal maintains the publishing rights to the published articles.

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The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission FREE: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication: 400000.00 (IDR)
The authors whose articles have been approved by Promusika, should give the contribution fee for publication Rp. 400.000,-