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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.
  • 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..doc or docx file
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text written using TNR letters, size 12, spaced 1 and line spacing 1 cm. The text is typed in the print area with margins from top, bottom, left, right made 2.5 cm. A4 paper size, 8.27 inches wide, 11.69 inches high. Layout: 0.5 inch header, 0.5 inch footer. Text does not need to be page numbered. Download Template,
  • 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.

Author Guidelines

  1. Manuscripts should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication elsewhere in any form.
  2. Multiple simultaneous submissions from the same author will not be accepted.
  3. The Editors of JPP reserve the right to make editorial changes in any manuscript accepted for publication to enhance clarity or style. The author will be consulted if the changes are substantial.
  4. Submitted manuscripts will be screened for possible unoriginal work/plagiarism. By submitting to JPP, authors are agreeing to undergo the originality check (software) program arranged by the journal.
  5. Articles written for JPP include perspective article that is scholarly reviews of fundamental concepts or prevalent ideas in a field and research article (maximum 5 years at the time of the submission) in the context of education and instruction. The manuscript is typed in Times New Roman , 12 pts in size, spaced 1.5 and printed on A4 paper 15 to 20 pages long. The manuscript ( file ) in Microsoft Word format is sent through the journal website by registering first. 
  6. The name of the article main author and co-authors are listed without an academic degree and is placed under the title of the article. The author(s) should include the institution of origin and email address under the authors’ name section.
  7. Articles can be written in English with essay format with title in each section of the article. The article titles and subtitles of the articles are capitalized. The section title rating is capitalized at the beginning of each word. The section title and section title rankings are all without numbers / numbers, in bold, and flat left edges.
  8. Perspective article is expected to contain the followings:
  • (a) Title (max 12 words); 
  • (b) The author(s)’ name (without an academic degree); 
  • (c) Indonesian abstract (in one paragraph, max. 200 words) and keywords (3-5); 
  • (d) English abstract (in one paragraph, max. 200 words) and keywords (3-5) ;
  • (e) Introduction containing the background and purpose or scope of the text (without subheads); 
  • (f) Discussion (can be divided into several sub-sections); 
  • (g) Conclusions containing conclusions and suggestions (no subheadings); and
  • (h) Acknowledgement
  • (i) References (only contains the sources referenced).

Research article is expected to contain the following:

  • Title (max 14 words);
  • The author's name (without an academic degree); 
  • Indonesian abstract (in one paragraph, max. 200 words) and keywords  (3-5 words); 
  • English abstract (in one paragraph, max. 200 words) and keywords (3-5 words) ; 
  • Introductions containing backgrounds, brief review, and research objectives (no subheadings); 
  • Method; 
  • Results and discussions containing the results section (there is a subtitle) and parts of the discussion (there is a subtitle); 
  • Conclusions containing conclusions and suggestions (without subheadings); 
  • Acknowledgement (if any) and
  • References (contains only referenced sources).

Tables and pictures are numbered and titled.

Referenced sources are as much as possible libraries of the last 10 years.
Authors are requested to use Mendeley or any software manager. Preferred referrals are primary sources of research reports (including thesis, thesis, dissertation) or research articles in scientific journals or magazines.

Referrals and quotes using confined referral techniques (name, year). The inclusion of a source on a direct quotation should be accompanied by a description of the page number from which the quotation originates, for example (Bisnu, 2010, p. 47)

The list of references is arranged in the manner of the following examples and sorted alphabetically and chronologically by using APA style 7th edition. 

Examples of referral list writing:

Journal article 
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of the article. Name of the Periodical, volume(issue), #–#.
Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217.
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Copyright Year). Title of the book (7th ed.). Publisher. DOI or URL
Jackson, L. M. (2019). The psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action (2nd ed.). American Psychological Association.
Chapter in an edited book
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Copyright Year). Title of the book chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of the book (2nd ed., pp. #–#). Publisher. DOI or URL
Aron, L., Botella, M., & Lubart, T. (2019). Culinary arts: Talent and their development. In R. F. Subotnik, P. Olszewski-Kubilius, & F. C. Worrell (Eds.), The psychology of high performance: Developing human potential into domain-specific talent (pp. 345–359). American Psychological Association.
Page or Section from a Website Created by a Corporate or Group Author
Corporation/Group/Organization's Name. (Year webpage was last updated/published, Month Day if given). Title of page: Subtitle (if any). url
Canadian Cancer Society. (2013, April 14). Cancer research.

Page or Section from a Website Created by an Individual Author
Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if Given. (Year webpage was last updated/published, Month Day if given). Title of page: Subtitle (if any). Website name. url
Kmec, J. (2012, March 13). Where’s the Boss? And What Counts as “Work”? The Society Pages.

Page or Section from a Website with an Unknown Author
Title of page: Subtitle (if any). (Year webpage was last updated/published, Month Day if given). Name of Website. url
Timeline: Environmental movement (n.d.). The Canadian Encyclopedia.

Or, to emphasize that the page could be updated, include a retrieval date:

Timeline: Environmental movement (n.d.). The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 20, 2020, from

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