Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

The General Guidelines

  1. The manuscript submitted is a result of empirical research or scientific assessment of an actual issue in the area of educational measurement, evaluation, and assessment in a broad sense, which has not been published elsewhere and is not being sent to other journals.
  2. The length of the manuscript is approximately 4.000 words (8-12 pages) including title, author(s)’ identity, abstract, tables, figures, references, and acknowledgment
  3. The manuscript should be written in A-4 paper size, single space (margins: top 3, left 3, right 3, bottom 3), Font: Times New Roman 14, written in single columns. To make it easier please download this
  1. Any images, graphs, and tables are presented in the following arrangement:
    • Image photographs must be sharp enough to be printed on glossy paper.
    • Image, graph, and table size should meet the journal page set up.
    • Images and graphs are adjustable to be printed on white paper and black ink.
    • All of these should be numbered and referred to in the text.
  1. The citation and references are referred to American Psychological Association (APA) (Sixth Edition) style. The author is strongly recommended to use Reference Manager applications (Mendeley, Zotero, Endnote, Refwoks, etc) to facilitate referencing
  2. The manuscript should be written in English, saved in the form of .doc, .docx, or .rtf and submitted through the Online Journal Sistem (OJS) following this
  1. Manuscript accepted for publication will be charged Rp 200.000,- for article processing cost (APC). The .pdf of each article will be published as soon as the author(s) pay the APC. The author(s) will be given two copies of fully printed journal from the editorial board.

 

The Guidelines of Constructing Article

Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order:

Title
The title should be clear and informative, and not more than 14 words.

Author identities
The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions and email addresses, without any academic title. For a joint paper, one of the authors should be notified as to the corresponding author.

Abstract
An abstract of maximum 200 words is required for any submitted manuscript. It is written narratively containing at least the aim(s), method, and the result(s) of the research.

Keywords
Each manuscript should have 3 to 5 keywords written under the abstract. The keywords should help audience search the relevant literature to their interest.

Main text

 

Introduction
The introduction should perform the relationship among the research background, rationale, justification of the research urgency, the emergence of research problems, alternative solution, the solutions which are chosen, and the research aims. The background and rationale should be stated according to the theories, evidence, pre-survey and/or relevant research. It may also contain the narrative operational definition of the main constructs, variable, or therminologies used.

 

Method
The method comprises of the design of the research, population, and sample, sampling techniques, procedures, instruments (including the construct, validity and reliability), data collection tools, and data analysis techniques. All of these components need to be detailed in a report format (past tense), except for general explanations and reference.

 

Findings and Discussion
The findings and discussion are presented in one part. Findings are the presentation of the research purely based on the analyzed data while discussion is the explanation of the findings relevant to the literature discussed in the introduction and other relevant theories and ideas. The author(s) is/are required to provide the findings and discussion on the same sequence with the research aims, and, should also provide the summary of the discussion aimed at answering the grand question of the research at the end of the discussion part.

 

Conclusion (and implications, recommendations, or suggestions, if any)
The conclusion can be in the form of finding generalization based on the research problems. Suggestions can be in the form of input/proposition for future researchers, or implicative recommendations from the research findings on theory, practice and probably policy.

 

Acknowledgments for the Funding and grant-awarding bodies (if any)
The funding or grant-awarding bodies is acknowledged in a separate paragraph. For single agency grant: "This work was supported by the [Name of Funding Agency] under Grant [number xxxx].

 

References
The citation and references are referred to Mendeley style.. The author is strongly recommended to use Reference Manager applications to facilitate referencing.
Examples of Reference style:

Books:
Borg, W. R., & Gall, M. D. (1989). Educational research: an introduction (4th ed.). New York: Longman.
Hill, J. R., Wiley, D., Nelson, L. M., & Han, S. (2004). Exploring research on Internet based learning: from infrastructure to interactions. In D. H. Jonassen (Ed.), Handbook of research for educational communications and technology (2nd ed., pp. 433–460). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum associates.

Journals:
Wangid, M. N., Mustadi, A., Senen, A., & Herianingtyas, N. L. R. (2017). The evaluation of authentic assessment implementation of Curriculum 2013 in Elementary School. Jurnal Penelitian Dan Evaluasi Pendidikan, 21(1), 104-115.

Book Review:
Dent-Read, C., & Zukow-Goldring, P. (2001). Is modeling knowing? [Review of the book Models of cognitive development, by K. Richardson]. American Journal of Psychology, 114, 126-133.

Online Newspaper Articles:
Becker, E. (2001, August 27). Prairie farmers reap conservation's rewards. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com

Technical and Research Reports:
Hershey Foods Corporation. (2001, March 15). 2001 Annual Report. Retrieved from http://www.hersheysannualreport.com/2000/index.htm

Website:
Census data revisited. (n.d.). Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Harvard, Psychology of Population website, http://harvard.edu/data/index.php

Blog Post:
Lincoln, D. S. (2009, January 23). The likeness and sameness of the ones in the middle. [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.blogspace.com/lincolnworld/2009/1/23.php