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.
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).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
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.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
Paper is a result of research or thought related to language and literature. Paper must consist of original, unpublished work not under consideration of publication elsewhere. Paper must be written in Indonesian minimum of 10 pages and no longer than 25 pages.
Paper format is (A4), Garamond 12 and space 1,15 in format (*.doc or *.docx).
Body of paper as follows:
Introduction elaborates background of study, research problem, purpose, significance, approach, and method.
Discussion is consist of sub topic
Closing is conclusion of result study
Paper subheading as follows:
First Level : Capital Letter-small letter, Bold, Center
Second Level : Capital Letter-small letter, Bold, Center
Third Level : Capital Letter-small letter, Bold, Italic, Center
Paper of research result must be consist of (a) Title; (b) Name of author without academic degree; (c) Abstract (maximum 200 words); (d) Key words; (e) Introduction without heading included review of related literature and purpose; (f) Method; (g) Discussion and finding; (h) Closing; (i) References and (j) Attachment.
Paper of thought result must be consist of (a) Title; (b) Name of author without academic degree; (c) Abstract (maximum 200 words); (d) Key words; (e) Introduction without heading; (f) Content; (h) Closing; and (i) References.
The title is not more than 15 words. If the paper is a resume of thesis, the title of paper may not be as same as thesis title because paper is thesis core.
Name of author is not espoused by academic title. Correspondence address and email must be written under author name. If author is studying, the name of university can be written down. If author more than one person, all of authors’ name must be written include their correspondence address and email.
Abstract and Keywords
Abstract is written in English and Indonesian not longer than 200 words included research problem, review of related literature, method, and conclusion. Keywords are not more than five words.
Literature does not need more books, but it more significant a little book related to topic.
Example of bibliography writing:
Littlejohn, S. W. (2002). Theories of human communication (7th ed.) California: Wadsworth. (Last name, initial. (Publication year). Book title. Place of publication: Publisher.) Thus, bibliography writing is accord with A.P.A (American Psychological Association) as follows:
Reference Published Periodically
The list of acquired reference put down a period of journal, magazine, newspaper, etc:
Kernis, M. H., Cornell, D. P., Sun, C., Berry, A., & Harlow, T. (1993). There’s more to self esteem than whether it is high or low: The importance of stability of self esteem. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 1190-1204.
Reference Published Not Periodically
The list of acquired reference put down a title and sub title of book, report, brochure, manual book, and audiovisual media:
O’Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men’s and woman’s gender role journeys: Metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues accros the life cycle (pp. 107-123). New York: Springer.
Reference from journal (2 writers):
Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45, 10-36.
Reference from journal (more than 5 writers):
Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L., et al. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child program for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856.
Note: if the writer more than 6 writers in one reference, use et al.
Reference From Journal In Newspaper:
Zukerman, M., & Kieffer. S. C. (in press). Race differences in face-ism: does facial prominence imply dominance? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Reference From Journal And Newspaper:
Kandel, E. R., & Squire, L. R. (2000, November 10). Neuroscience: Breaking down scienctific barriers to the study of brain and mind. Science, 290, 1113-1120.
Reference From Article In Newspaper With No Writer:
The new health-care lexicon. (1993, August/September). Copy Editor, 4, 1-2.
Reference With No Issue And No Serial Number:
Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child program for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58(1, Serial No. 231).
Reference From Additional Journal:
Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child program for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 24(Suppl. 2), 4-14
Reference From Book:
Beck, C. A. J., & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Fact, myths, and future prospects. Washington, DC: American Psychology Association.
Reference From Third Book And The Name Of Writer By Addition Of Jr. (Junior):
Mitchell, T. R. & Larson, J. R., Jr. (1987). People in organizations: An introduction to organizational behavior (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.
Reference From Edited Book:
Mitchell, T. R. & Larson, J. R. (Eds.). (1987). People in organizations: An introduction to organizational behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Beck, C. A. J., Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Fact, myths, and future prospects (Rev. ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychology Association.
Reference From Encyclopedia And Dictionary:
Sadie, S. (Ed.). (1980). The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians (6th ed., Vols. 1-20). London: Macmillan.
Reference From English Translated Book:
Laplace, P. S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities (F. W. Truscott & F. L. Emory, Trans.). New York: Dover. (Original work published 1814).
Reference From Brochure:
Research and Training Centre on Independent Living. (1993). Guidelines of reporting and
writing about people with disabilities (4th ed.) [brochure]. Lawrance, KS: Author.
Reference From Audiovisual Media:
Scorsese, M. (Prosedure), & Lonergan, K. (Writer/Director). (2001). You can count on me [Motion picture]. United States: Paramount Pictures.
Reference From Recorded Voice:
Costa, P. T., Jr. (Speaker). (1988). Personality, continuity, and changes of adult life (Cassette Recording No. 207-433-88A-B). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
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