Author Guidelines

  1. Before submission, register and login as an author to the system.
  2. The manuscript must be submitted through the system of the journal. Manuscript submissions through email will not be considered.
  3. The manuscript should contain between 4,000 to 7,000 words with a single space (excluding Abstract and Reference section) and in one column style.
  4. The submitted manuscript is in English with doc., docx., or rtf. formats, single space, 12 font size, Times New Roman,A4 paper with 2.54 cm margins. 
  5. No header or footer is required. If needed, the author may use an endnote instead of a footnote.
  6. The main headings include ABSTRACT, INTRODUCTION, LITERATURE REVIEW, RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, FINDINGS, DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION, and REFERENCES. Authors are allowed to use subheadings under the main headings. If necessary, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and APPENDIX may be included.
  7. The title should be no more than 15 words, in sentence case, centered, 17 font size.
  8. The abstract must be between 200-250 words, consisting of the background of the study, the purpose of the paper, research methodology, and main findings/results, and conclusion. Following the abstract, write three to five keywords.
  9. The introduction should consist of the background of the study, research contexts, and research objectives. 
  10. An introduction should be presented in the form of paragraphs with a proportion of 15-20% of the whole article length.
  11. The literature review section consists of a description concerning the title, with a proportion of 10-15% of the total article length.
  12. The method section consists of descriptions concerning the research design, research site and participants or documents, data collection, and data analysis with 10-15% of the total article length.
  13. The method section can be in a unified form or using subheadings.
  14. The findings and discussion section consists of a description of the data analysis results to answer the research question(s), and their meanings are seen from current theories and references of the area addressed. The proportion of this section is 40-60% of the total article length.
  15. The conclusion section consists of the summary and restatement of the main findings.
  16. Quotation, citations, tables, figures, and references must comply with the APA citation style.
  17. Every source cited in the body of the article should appear in the reference, and all sources appearing in the reference should be cited in the body of the article.
  18. The sources cited should at least 80% come from those published in the last five years. The sources cited are primary sources in the form of reputable journal articles (strongly recommended), books, and research reports, including theses and dissertations. Citations from the journal should be at least 80% of the total references cited.
  19. Citation is done using a bracket (last name and year of publication).
  20. For a more complete arrangement, see the template.