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Author Guidelines

1. Type of Paper
The type of manuscript is accepted only in the form of research paper and review paper (limited), and has not been published in any media. Text size minimum 4000 words or less than 20 pages.

2. Manuscript Format
The article is written in English ESSAY form with the file extension Docx (Microsoft Word) or RTF and use the reference as follows:
- Margin: Left and Up (2.5 cm), Right and 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 spacing)
Writing on the title and sub-section of the article should follow the following guidelines:
Heading 1 (UPPERCASE, left aligned, bold)
Heading 2 (Capitalize Each Word, left aligned, bold)
Heading 3 (Capitalize Each Word, left aligned, bold and italic)
All parts of writing heading 1 and 2 do not use the pointer. Number of pages, including tables, charts, photos, and reference are maximum of 20 pages. Percentage of the number of pages in the introduction to research method are maximum of 40% of the total number, and the remaining 60% is for the results and discussion and bibliography.

3. Manuscript Structures
The research paper uses the following structure:
Title; authors’ Identity (first line: a name without a title. The second row: departments and university. The third line: the full address of the agency. The fourth line: email address and mobile number. Abstract (150-200 words, and five keywords); Introduction (Contains background with a literature review, gap analysis, the purpose and the urgency of research); Method; ResultsDiscussion; Conclusion; Acknowledgement; and References (Loading reference referred only).

4. References
Recommended using Reference Manager apps such as Mendeley or EndNote or Microsoft Word Citation. Citation refers to American Psychological Association (APA 6th) style, and 80% of the references should be sourced from current reputable journals and/or accredited journals.

Research Ethics
In conducting research, author or contributor are required to comply the ethical code by respecting the three basic principles, which are: (1) explanation and approval; (2) privacy and confidentiality; and (3) protection from danger; and also by referring to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Code of Ethics or the similar ones.


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. The submission file is in Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
  4. The text is 1.5-spaced; uses a 10-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. The text is written in English and meets this journal's formatting requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines or Paper Template.
  7. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

(1) Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Lisensi Creative Commons Atribusi-BerbagiSerupa 4.0 Internasional that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

(2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

(3) Authors should sign copyright transfer agreement when they have approved the final proofs sent by MSD prior the publication.

(4) Authors are permitted to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) only after the manuscript is declared to accept or has been published in the Article In Press version.


Privacy Statement

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.

Publication Fee: 50.00 (USD)

For Author(s) from Outside of Indonesia: USD 50

For Author(s) from Indonesia:

Paper submitted in Indonesian IDR 750.000

Paper submitted in English IDR 500.000