Author Guidelines

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This article format is the main guidelines for authors, every manuscript must be accompanied by a coverletter declaring that it is not duplicate publication. Indonesian authors are required to upload articles on the Supplementary File in two languages (Indonesian & English). Proofread is released to the author by showing a certificate from professional English editing and proofreading services in the Supplementary File.
Article should be written in paper size A4, double space after paragraph, single column, font type Calisto MT, font size 9, and margin 2 cm.
Manuscript should consist not more than 6.000 words and 8 figures/tables.
Review of article is conducted to review whether the article meets the standard of quality criteria to be published. Manuscript will be directly rejected by editors without giving any formal reviews if: 1) the topic is not suitable to the scope of journal, 2) the results are less beneficial, 3) the scope and purpose are not deeply formulated, 4) the findings do not improve the scientific knowledge, 5) the article is not written completely.  Eligible manuscripts will be reviewed by reviewers for 2 weeks then reviewers note will be delivered to authors 3 weeks after the first submission. Authors should send the article revision to editor a week after receiving reviewers note.
Structure of manuscript should have a clear numbering in every section.
Mathematics formula should be created by using microsoft equation program. Variables are italicized.
Figure caption must be put in every figure/illustration. Caption is written separately, not attached to figure/illustration.
Table numbering is adjusted to the location in the article. Tables should be used effectively, so it is not to be used to repeat the result in presentation chapter of result and discussion.
Title should be clear, brief and informative. Abbreviation and formula should be avoided. Authors identity should be written completely by giving name, institution address, postal code, telephone number, mobile phone number, facsimile number, and email address.
Abstract should be written briefly and factually in English. Abstract contains of the clear elaboration of research purpose, methods, result and conclusion. Abstract should be written separately from the article. Reference should not be written in abstract, but if it is indispensable, authors name and publication year should be cited. Nonstandard abbreviation should be avoided, but if it is indispensable, the full name should be specified in its initial mention.
Introduction contains of the purpose of article/research that is formulated and presented by adequate introduction and avoids detail references and research result presentation.
Methods used should be accompanied by references, relevant modification should be explained. Procedure and data analysis technique should be emphasized to literature review article.
Results and Discussion should be presented in the same part, clearly and briefly. Discussion part should contain the benefit of research result, not repeat result part. Result and discussion part can be written in the same part to avoid extensive quotation.
Conclusion of the research is presented briefly in conclusion part.
References in the article should cite the last name and year. If citing from some authors, it should be ordered based on the most recent reference. If citing from the article written by two authors, then all authors name should be cited. Meanwhile, if citing from the article written by three or more authors, then it is cited by writing first author's name followed by et al. Citation should be written in reference part. Every cited reference should be written completely in reference part. Unpublished reference is not suggested to be cited in article. Reference should be written according to the format of reference. This journal requires a minimum of 50 references with a composition of 80% in the last 10 years cited from reputable international journals.
Manuscript is written without hypen (-), except repeated words. Symbols α, β,α is created from insert program without changing type of fonts. The article acceptance or rejection notification will be given a month aften article submission. Manuscript is rejected if the material is not suitable to the scope of journal, having poor quality, not following writing format, containing complicated language, not original research and unresponsive correspondence.

The examples of reference format are:


Widowati, A., Nurohman, S., & Anjarsari P. (2017). Developing Science Learning Material with Authentic Inquiry Learning Approach to Improve Problem Solving and Scientific Attitude. Jurnal Pendidikan IPA Indonesia, 6(1), 32-44.


Sukmadinata, N. S. (2005). Metode Penelitian Pendidikan. Bandung: P.T. Remaja Rosdakarya.


Liliasari. (2011). Membangun Masyarakat Melek Sains Berkarakter Bangsa melalui Pembelajaran. Prosiding Seminar Nasional Pendidikan IPA dengan tema Membangun Masyarakat Melek (Literate) IPA yang Berkarakter Bangsa melalui Pembelajaran. Semarang, 16 April 2011.

Thesis and dissertation:

Parmin. (2005). Kualitas Pembelajaran Biologi melalui Pendekatan Sains Lingkungan Teknologi dan Masyarakat (Salingtemas). (Thesis). Semarang: Program Pascasarjana Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Parmin. (2017). Pengembangan Model Science Integrated Learning (SIL) untuk Meningkatkan Kemandirian Kerja Ilmiah pada Materi Etnosains Program Study Pendidikan IPA. (Dissertation). Surakarta: Program Pascasarjana Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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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. Author the undersigned declare that this manuscript is original, has not been published before and is not currently being considered for publication or submitted elsewhere.
  2. Author wish to confirm that there are no known conflicts of interest associated with this publication and there has been no significant financial support for this work that could have influenced its outcome.
  3. Author confirm that the manuscript has been read and approved by all named authors and that there are no other persons who satisfied the criteria for authorship but are not listed. We further confirm that the order of authors listed in the manuscript has been approved by all of us.
  4. Author confirm that we have given due consideration to the protection of intellectual property associated with this work and that there are no impediments to publication, including the timing of publication, with respect to intellectual property. In so doing we confirm that we have followed the regulations of our institutions concerning intellectual property.
  5. Author follow all the review stages and revise the article according to the set time limit
  6. Author proofread the article according to the journal managing institution's recommendation
  7. Author pay the publication fee amounting to Rp 5.000.000 after receiving the bill from us, and complete the payment within 2 weeks since the bill is received. If the article could not be accepted for a reason, then the fee will be fully refunded

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