WRITING FORMAT

Types of accepted papers :

  1. Research Papers: consists of 2000-7000 words, recommended using fewer words.
  2. Reviews and Discussion Papers: consists of 2000-7000 words.
  3. Letters to the Editor: consists of 1000 words.

In writing a paper in this journal, there are several parts: Title, Name and Institution, Abstract, Introduction, Method, Result, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (if any), and References.

Title

The title should be written short but informative. Recommended to not using abbreviations and unpopular formulas using English and Bahasa.

Name and Author's Institution

All writer's name is written below the paper title with full name, without a degree. In the end, used superscript letters to identify the institution of the authors. Besides, there is a need for some identification on the author that responsible for correspondence.

Abstract and Keywords

  1. The abstract should be written short; contains the purpose, result, and conclusion that need to be highlighted. Using 150-250 words. It is recommended to not using abbreviations or unpopular formulas.
  2. Written based on alphabets.
  3. Right below abstracts, write 6 (six) keywords maximum that suitable. Every word is separated with a semicolon (;).
  4. Abstract and Keywords are written in two languages: English and Bahasa.

Introduction

  1. In the Introduction, there will be a background research/paper, a short literature review that explained the research's state of the art and the purpose of the research/purpose.
  2. Refrain from using subs in the Introduction.
  3. The Introduction's length should be 10%-15% from the full manuscript.

Research Method

Give short information about materials and method that used in the research, includes subject/materials that researched, tools that used, the research's draft or used design, sample taking method, measured variable, data collecting method, statistic analysis, and statistic model that is used. These are some things that need to be concerned :

  1. If using the method that is known by the public, just mention the method. If needed, write the source that can be used as a reference.
  2. Refrain from using statistic formulas too much.
  3. For qualitative researches, the method can be adapted.

Result

  1. Research's Result and Discussion format are separated.
  2. Research's results can be displayed with tables, graphics, or pictures when needed, which clarify the result's display verbally.
  3. Tables and graphics' title or picture's information are made in phrases (not sentences) shortly.
  4. Graphics/picture information is placed below the picture/graphics itself, while the title is placed above it. The title is started with an uppercase letter.
  5. Don't repeatedly write numbers listed on tables in the discussion's text.
  6. Refrain from doing copy and paste table statistic analysis results from the software.

Discussion

  1. Discussion's material contains an explanation if the result contained in the research is corresponding with the hypothesis or not, and displays the argument.
  2. Refrain from using references quote that too long in the explanation.
  3. The citation of research's result or opinion from other people should be abstracted and write in the author's own words (not using the exact words).
  4. Similar researches can be referenced as a group.

Conclusion

  1. The conclusion should be the answer to the research's problem and displayed not with statistic sentence as in the research's result.
  2. The conclusion is not written in numerical data.
  3. The conclusion is written in one to two paragraphs.

Acknowledgments

  1. Acknowledgments could be written with personal names or institutions that giving much help on research.
  2. Acknowledgments are usually placed after the conclusion.

References

General requirement to write References:

  1. Research papers that are used as references are released in the last ten years.
  2. References system must use Mendeley program (www.mendeley.com), End Note (www.endnote.com), that using APA system (Association Psychology of America)
  3. For the article research's result, references should be taken from 10-20 articles.
  4. References are sorted alphabetically based on the author's name.
  5. Terms of author name: The name should be started with the last name, following by an abbreviation of first name (and middle name, if any). If the author is more than one person, the same terms are used.
  6. References title should be started with an uppercase letter, only at the start of the sentence.

Terms on writing references based on the source type.

  1. This is an example in writing references from a journal,

           Anjara, S. G., Nellums, L. B., Bonetto, C., & Van Bortel, T. (2017). Stress, health and quality of life of

           female migrant domestic workers in Singapore: a cross-sectional study. BMC Women's Health, 17,

           98.doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-017-0442-7

      2. If the source of references is from a textbook,

          Gray JS, Elliott M. 2009. Ecology of Marine Sediment. Oxford (GB): Oxford University Press.

 

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