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Author Guidelines

1. General Guidelines
All submitted manuscripts should be written based on original research.
Authors are strongly recommended to submit their manuscripts through our Open Access Journal system at the following address:


http://ejournal.upi.edu/index.php/ije/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions


Please register as author in order to submit your manuscript. Registering to the site will also allow authors to be reviewer and reader.
A short CV, not more than 80 words, of all contributors or authors should be submitted as a supplementary file. The CV should contain the author’s position, fields of interest, research areas, and activities.

International Journal of Education does not charge any article processing charges and submission fees.

All manuscripts submitted to International Journal of Education are automatically screened for plagiarism, and the Journal has a zero plagiarism policy. 


2. Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
Manuscripts should be prepared according to the following author guidelines:

2.1. General Guidelines

  1. Manuscripts must include an introduction, a review of relevant literature, a clear description of the method/methodology, a summary of the findings, a discussion on the implications of the findings, conclusions, and references;
  2. The manuscripts should normally be between 5,000 to 7,000 words or between 14-17 pages with single spacing.
  3. Below the abstract, about three to five keywords should appear together with the main body of the article with the font size 11.
  4. The Journal operates a peer review process and promotes blind reviewing. To facilitate this process, author’s names (without academic titles), institutional affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author should appear only on a detachable cover sheet.
  5. Manuscripts should be written in English in single space, using Microsoft Word, font size 12, Times New Roman, top and left margin 3 cm, bottom and right margin 2.54 cm, printed in Letters.
  6. Insert a header on even page indicating name of the Journal, Volume, Number, month, and year, and page number of the publication. On odd page, insert the author(s) and a few words of the title of the manuscripts.
  7. Footnotes should appear at the end of the text, not at the foot of the relevant page. Page number should be inserted at the bottom, placed on the right.
  8. Write the main body of the article in two columns, except for tables and figures. Use first line indent of 1 cm, but no indent for first paragraph right after the main title and first paragraph after subheadings.
  9. Block citation should be 1 cm indented with the font size 11.
  10. The title should be less than 12 words, capitalized, centered, with font zize 14.
  11. Use only horizontal lines when using tables. Put table number and the title of the table on top of it.
  12. Every source cited in the body of the article should appear in the reference, and all sources appearing in the reference should be cited in the body of the article.
  13. The sources cited should at least 80% come from those published in the last 10 years. The sources cited are primary sources in the forms of journal manuscripts, books, and research reports, including theses and dissertations.
  14. Citation is done using bracket (last name and year of publication). When the sources are cited verbatim, page number is included (p. 78 or pp. 78-89).
  15. Quotation and references follows APA style and the latter should be included at the end of the article in the following examples:

Amalia, A. (2012).  The use of video in teaching writing procedural text: A quasi-experimental study in one of Senior High Schools in Bandung (Skripsi, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, 2012). Retrieved 12th January, 2012 from http://repository.upi.edu/skripsiview.php?no_skripsi=11587

Balitbang. (2008). The assessment of curriculum policies in secondary education: Assessment report. Jakarta: Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan.

Costner, K. (Director), & Blake, M. (Writer). (1990). Dances With Wolves [Motion picture]. United States: Majestic Film/Tig Productions.

Cox, C. (1999). Teaching language arts: A student-and response-centered classroom (3th ed.). Needam Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Cramond, B. (2007). Enriching the brain? Probably not for psychologists [Review of the book Enriching the brain: How to maximize every learner’s potential]. PsycCRITIQUES, 52(4), Article 2. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/psyccritiques/

Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary (29th ed.). (2000). Philadelphia: Saunders.

Hunston, S. & Oakey, D. (2010). Introducing applied linguistics: Concepts and skills. New York, NY: Routledge.

Johnson, L., Lewis, K., Peters, M., Harris, Y., Moreton, G., Morgan, B. et al. (2005). How far is far? London: McMillan.

Palmer, R. (in press). A third way: online labs integrated with print materials. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics.

Sklair, L. (2010). Iconic Architecture and the Culture-ideology of Consumerism. Theory Culture Society, 27(135), pp. 135-159. DOI: 10.1177/0263276410374634.

Suherdi, D. (2010). Week three: Analyzing structure [Powerpoint slides]. Unpublished manuscript, IG502, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

Sukyadi, D. & Mardiani, R. (2011b). The washback effect of national examination (ENE) on English teachers’ classroom teaching and students’ learning. K@ta: A Biannual Publication on the Study of Language and Literature13(1), pp. 96-111.

Sukyadi, D. (2011). The metaphorical use of English address terms in Indonesian blog comments (A pragmatic analysis of Indonesian bloggers). Dalam Nasanius, Y. (ed.) Conference on English Studies (CONEST) 8, pp. 133-135, Jakarta: Unika Atma Jaya.

Waugh, L.R., & Monville-Burston, M. (eds.). (1990). On language: Roman Jakobson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

2.1. Abstract

The abstract must indicate the importance of the topic and the purpose of the study, and it should summarize the method, findings, and conclusion. It should be kept as briefly as possible, not exceeding 300 words.

2.3. Introduction

The introduction should consist of the background of the study, research contexts, literary review, and research objective. It should be presented in the forms of paragraphs, not pointers, with the proportion of 15-20% of the whole article length.

2.4.  Literature Review

The literature review provides an evaluative report of information found in the literature related to the area of study. It should give a theoretical base for the research and explain they key terms of the research area. The literature review should make up to 15-20 percent of the total article length.

2.5. Method

The method section consists of description concerning the research design, data sources, data collection, and data analysis with the proportion of  10-15% of the total article length, all presented in the form of paragraphs.

2.6. Findings and Discussion

The findings and discussion section consist of description of 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. The proportion of this section is 40-60% of the total article length.

2.7. Conclusions

The conclusion section consists of the summary, restatement, comment or evaluation of the main findings.

 

 

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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