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Author Guidelines

  1. The manuscript is typed in MS Word .doc format, using 11 size Times New Roman fonts, 1,5 (one and a half) spaced, margins (top 3, left 4, right 3, bottom 3) on quarto paper (A4), maximum 20 pages in length.
  2. The author's name is listed without academic degree and placed under the title of the journal. The author’s affiliation is listed under the name. Authors are encouraged to include an email address to facilitate communication.
  3. The article is written in Bahasa Indonesia and English. It is written in essay format with the title is given on each section. The title of the article is printed in capital letters in the middle, with a font size of 12pt (bold). The rating section title is expressed with different fonts (all of the section heading and sub-sections in bold) and do not use the number(s).
  4. The systematic format of critical analysis journal is: title; author's name; abstract (Indonesian or English); introduction (background and objectives or scope of the article); The main discussion (can be divided into several sub-sections); cover (conclusion and advice); references  (include referral sources only).
  5. The systematic format of research result journal : title; author’s name; abstract (Indonesian or English); introduction (background and objectives or scope of the article); literature review; methodology; results and discussion; cover (conclusions and recommendations); references (include referral sources only).
  6. Preferred references are the primary sources in the form of a research report (thesis, dissertation) or research articles in journals and/or scientific magazines and text books. Referral and citations using the technique American Psychological Association (APA) .
  7. The references were organized alphabetically and chronologically based on the American Psychological Association (APA) as can be seen on the following examples:


Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year).Title of article.Title of Journal, xx, xxx-xxx.

One Author

Williams, J. H. (2008). Employee engagement: Improving participation in safety. Professional Safety, 53(12), 40-45.

Two to Seven Authors [List all authors]

Keller, T. E., Cusick, G. R., & Courtney, M. E. (2007).Approaching the transition to adulthood: Distinctive profiles of adolescents agingout of the child welfare system.Social Services Review, 81, 453-484.

Eight or More Authors [List the first six authors, … and the last author]

Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J.-Y., Coatsworth, D.,Lengua, L.,...Griffin, W. A. (2000). An experimental evaluation oftheory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856.


Author, A. A. (Year).Title of work. Location: Publisher.

One Author

Alexie, S. (1992).The business of fancydancing: Stories and poems.Brooklyn, NY: Hang Loose Press.

Corporate Author with an Edition and Published by the Corporate Author

American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statisticalmanual of mental disorders (4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Anonymous Author

Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary (31st ed.). (2007). Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.

Chapter in a Book

Booth-LaForce, C., & Kerns, K. A. (2009). Child-parent attachmentrelationships, peer relationships, and peer-group functioning. InK. H. Rubin, W. M. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Handbook of peerinteractions, relationships, and groups (pp. 490-507). New York,NY: Guilford Press.


General Format - Databases

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year).Title of article.Name of Journal, xx, xxx-xxx.doi:xxxxxxxxxx

Article Retrieved from an Online Database

Senior, B., &Swailes, S. (2007). Inside management teams: Developing a teamwork survey instrument. British Journal of Management, 18, 138-153. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8551.2006.00507.x

Koo, D. J., Chitwoode, D. D., & Sanchez, J. (2008). Violent victimization and the routine activities/lifestyle of active drug users.Journalof Drug Issues, 38, 1105-1137. Retrieved from http://www2



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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