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Author Guidelines

1. Type of Paper

The type of manuscript is accepted only in the form of research paper, and has not been published in any media.

2. Posts Format
The article is written in Indonesian ESSAY form with the file extension. Docx (Microsoft Word) and use the reference as follows:

- Margin: Left & Up (2.5 cm), Right & Buttom (2.5 cm)
- Paper Size: A4 (21 cm x 29.7 cm)
- Font: Century Gothic
- Font Size: 10 pt
- Spacing: 1.5 (except for the title, the author's identity, abstracts and references: 1 space)
Writing on the title and sub-section of the article using the following rules:
Posts level 1 (UPPERCASE, left aligned, bold)
Posts level 2 (Capitalize Each Word, left aligned, bold)
Posts level 3 (Capitalize Each Word, left aligned, bold and italic)
All parts of writing level 1 and 2 do not use the pointer - if necessary additional information or explanations on the body of the article using footnotes. Number of pages, including tables, charts, photos, and reference are 10-15 pages. Percentage of the number of pages in the introduction to research method's maximum of 40% of the total number of pages, and the remaining 60% is for the results and discussion and bibliography.

3. Paper structures
For research articles using the following structure:
Title (No more than 15 words); Identity author (first line: a name without a title. The second row: Prodi / departments / agencies. The third line: the full address of the agency. The fourth line: email address and mobile number. Abstract (Made in English and Indonesian, a maximum of 150 words, accompanied by a maximum of five word keywords); Introduction (Contains background with a literature review, gap analysis, the purpose and the urgency of research); Method; Results; Discussion; Conclusion; and Reference (Loading reference referred only).

4. References
Recommended using Reference Manager apps such as Mendeley or EndNote. 
80% of the references must be sourced from current reputable journals and accredited journals.
Citation refers to the style of the American Psychological Association (APA). Writing sample reference is as follows:

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

Balitbang. (2008). The assessment of curriculum policies in secondary educationAssessment 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

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 languageRoman Jakobson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

5. Editing
The manuscript that have been evaluated by an editorial team or reviewer is entitled to reject or loaded by notice in writing, and if necessary, an editorial team will provide an opportunity for the author to revise them in accordance with the recommendations of the editing. For uniformity of format, the editor reserves the right to make changes to articles without changing the substance of the article.

the contents of the article are the author's responsibility, and if at the time of precast found a problem in the article relating to citations or HKI, the article in question will be canceled to be loaded.

80% of the references must be sourced from current reputable journals and accredited journals.


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. Manuscript belum pernah dipublikasikan dalam media apapun, dan tidak sedang dalam proses review atau editing di jurnal manapun.
  2. Manuscript ditulis dengan format Microsoft Word, dan sistematika telah sesuai dengan gaya selingkung Mimbar Sekolah Dasar atau menggunakan template yang telah disediakan.
  3. Referensi ditulis sesuai dengan gaya APA, semua sumber rujukan telah dicantumkan dalam daftar pustaka, dan juga sebaliknya, yang tercantum dalam daftar pustaka pasti ada kutipannya dalam konten paper.
  4. Abstrak ditulis dalam bahasa Indonesia dan bahasa Inggris dengan jumlah maksimal 150 kata, dan dilengkapi dengan kata kunci 3-5 kata.
  5. Manuscript ditulis dengan bahasa Inggris (prioritas) atau bahasa Indonesia yang baik dan benar, dan telah dilakukan pemeriksaan terhadap ejaan (huruf besar-kecil, titik, koma, spasi, tanda baca, huruf miring, huruf tebal, dan lain-lain). Semua tabel, gambar, diagram, dan rumus (jika ada) ditulis dengan jelas dan telah diberikan judul/keterangan/penomoran.
  6. Manuscript dikirimkan bukan hanya untuk memenuhi persyaratan tertentu yang tidak berkelanjutan (seperti untuk syarat sidang skripsi), tapi dikirimkan untuk diproses dan dipublikasikan dengan baik dan mengikuti proses review sampai selesai/muncul keputusan diterima/ditolak.
  7. Siap mengisi metadata pada sistem dengan benar, yang terdiri atas: Judul, Nama Penulis, Email Penulis, Afiliasi/Instansi, HP, Abstrak Bahasa Inggris dan Keywords, dan Referensi (cukup copy paste dari manuscript).

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 250000.00 (IDR)
Jika artikel ini diterima untuk dipublikasikan, Anda akan diminta untuk membayar Biaya Publikasi sebesar Rp.250.000.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.