Guidelines

Guideline for abstract submission

  • Length of abstracts must not be beyond 150-250 words and should include 5 keywords.
  • The title of the manuscript should clearly represent the content of the article, and contain relevant keywords.
  • Authors’ name(s) should be written under the title (without any academic degree), along with the affiliation(s) and email address(es).
  • Author’s bio should not exceed 100 words and should be written on a separate page in the third person. Authors’ bio is written in the form of narration, including author’s full name, educational qualification of the last educational degree, the affiliation in which the author is currently working, postal address, and email address.

  • Guideline for full paper submission

  • Articles should be written in English between approximately 4,500-7,000 words including text, all tables and figures, notes, references, and appendices intended for publication.
  • Quotations, passages, and words in local or foreign languages should be translated into English.
  • Quotations use single quotation marks, except where ‘a quotation is “within” a quotation’. Long quotations of 40 words or more should be indented without quotation marks.
  • Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order: (1) title; (2) abstract; (3) keywords; (4) main text: introduction, method, findings and discussion, conclusion and/or suggestions; (5) acknowledgements for the Funding and grant-awarding bodies (if any); (6) references; (7) appendices (as appropriate); and (8) authors’ short biography, in one file.
  • All tables and figures are adjusted to the paper length, and are numbered and referred to the text.
  • The manuscript must be in *.doc or *.rtf document format.
  • The citation should use bodynote or in-text citation referred to American Psychological Association (APA) style, for example: ………. (Switzgerald, 2014, p. 8) …………. Mardapi (2015, pp. 13-14)
  • The bibliography should also follow APA style.