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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 Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

Author Guidelines

  1. All manuscript shall be written in Indonesian and submitted online via journal website on, if you encountered any difficulties, contact us
  2. Manuscript shall be formatted in one column using 11 pt Times New Roman font type, 1.5 space in the A4 paper, justify alignment in a maximum number of 20 pages. All manuscripts should be in Microsoft Word at least 2007 version.
  3. The title must be written in title case and should be in 14 pt font size, center alignment, and maximum 14 words.
  4. Author’s name shall be in 11 pts font size, centered alignment, and without an academic degree.
  5. Correspondence’s address includes an email address, name, and address of correspondence’s affiliation or institution origin written in 10 pt font size and centered alignment.
  6. The abstract should be written in both English and Indonesian in one paragraph consists of maximum 250 words. The abstract should explain the purpose, method, and the result of the research concisely.
  7. Keywords are any terms related to the general issue(s) of the articles and written 3-5 keywords.
  8. Systematic for research article are:
  • Introduction is a part consists of a background of the study, literature review as a basis of the research issue, hypotheses, and the purpose of the study. This part shall be presented in the form of the paragraph and with no title part.
  • Method is a part consists of the design of the research, subject, instrument, data collection procedure, and data analysis
  • The part of result exposes the findings obtained from research data which is related to the hypotheses.
  • The part of discussion explains the findings obtained from research data along with theory and similar research comparison.
  • Conclusion part answers the aforementioned hypotheses, research purpose, findings, and discussion as well as the expected suggestions for the future research. Conclusion shall be written in a paragraph.
  • Acknowledgment (Optional) Recognize those who helped in the research, especially funding supporter of your research. Include individuals who have assisted you in your study: Advisors, Financial supporters, or may another supporter, i.e. Proofreaders, Typists, and Suppliers, who may have given materials. Do not acknowledge one of the authors names.
  • Reference, all the references that used in the article must be listed in this part. In this part, all the used references must be taken from primary sources (scientific journals at least 80% from all the references) that published in the last ten years. Each article should has at least 30 references.
  1. Systematic for review article are: title; author’s name; correspondence address, abstract, keywords, introduction (no title); main discussion (could be divided into several sub-discussion); conclusion; acknowledgment (optional); references.
  2. Each title part shall be written in different types (all title part and subpart shall be written in bold or italic bold) and not in numbering format:
  • Heading 2 (Title case, bold, left-alignment, 11 pts)
  • Heading 3 (Title case, italic bold, left-alignment, 11 pts)
  1. Table: table shall be clearly identified using number and title above the table in bold font, 11 pt font, left alignment. The table shall be positioned in left-right alignment. The first letter in the table shall be capitalized, except phrases. Table’s data shall be written in single space, 10 pt font. The table shall be presented only in horizontal line and shall be mentioned in the paragraph.
  2. Figure: Figure shall be presented in average to high resolution and identified using number and title above the table and written in bold font 11pt left alignment. Figure shall be mentioned in the paragraph.
  3. Citation and Reference are written according to the APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition style. The references shall be ordered based on alphabetical and chronological order. We recommend to use reference manager application such as MendeleyGramarly, or Zotero. Below are the example of References written according to the APA 6th edition style.
  • Anderson, D.W.; Vault V.D.; & Dickson, C.E. (1999). Problems and Prospects for the Decades Ahead: Competency Based Teacher Education. Berkeley: McCuthan Publishing Co→Book
  • Maher, B. A. (Ed.). (1964–1972). Progress in Experimental Personality Research (6 vols.). New York: Academic Press. →Book with editor(s)
  • Luria, A. R. (1969). The mind of a mnemonist (L. Solotaroff, Trans.). New York: Avon Books. (Original work published 1965) →Book : A Translation (writer: Luria, A. R., translator: L. Solotaroff)
  • Kumaidi. 1998. Pengukuran Bekal Awal Belajar dan Pengembangan Tesnya. Jurnal Ilmu Pendidikan. (Online),  5 (4), Retrieved from →Journal (online)
  • Shelly, D. R. (2010). Periodic, chaotic, and doubled earthquake recurrence intervals on the deep San Andreas fault. Science, 328(5984), 1385-1388.→journal (print)
  • Wilkinson, R. (1999). Sociology as a marketing feast. In M. Collis, L. Munro, & S. Russell (Eds.), Sociology for the New Millennium. Paper presented at The Australian Sociological Association, Monash University, Melbourne, 7-10 December (pp. 281-289). Churchill: Celts.→Proceeding
  • Kumbara. (2010). Pengembangan Model Pembelajaran Daring.(Unpublished master’s thesis) Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang, Malang, Indonesia.→Thesis
  • United Arab Emirates architecture. (n.d.). Retrieved June 17, 2010, from UAE Interact website: →Website
  • Menteri Perhubungan Republik Indonesia. (1992). Tiga Undang-Undang: Perkeretaapian, Lalu Lintas, dan Angkutan Jalan Penerbangan Tahun 1992. Jakarta. CV. Eko Jaya. →Goverment publication
  1. All issues regarding permission of citation or software utilization during the process of paper or any issues regarding Intellectual Property Rights related to the author including its legal consequences will be the responsible of the author.
  2. The Board is authorized to reject a manuscript based on peer reviewer advice and make a necessary changes or adjustment related with language properties without altering the substance. Substance editing would be consulted with the author first.
  3. All manuscripts submitted will not be in charge (free of charge). All publication process fund will be disbursed by JP2SD (Jurnal Pemikiran dan Pengembangan Sekolah dasar)

            Author can download manuscript template here


Sa'dun Akbar, Pendidikan Guru Sekolah Dasar Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
Endang Poerwanti, Pendidikan Guru Sekolah Dasar Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang., Indonesia
Murfiah Dewi Wulandari, Psikologi Pendidikan. Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta. Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
Endang Widi Winarni, Primary School Teacher Education. Universitas Bengkulu, Indonesia
Meilani Hartono, Elementary Teacher Education Department, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta
Widya Karmila Sari Achmad, Elementary Teacher Education. Universitas Negeri Makassar., Indonesia
Erik Aditia Ismaya, Pendidikan Guru Sekolah Dasar Universitas Muria Kudus Kudus-Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
Dhiniaty Gularso, Pendidikan Guru Sekolah Dasar. Universitas PGRI Yogyakarta. Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Sri Harmianto, Pendidikan Guru Sekolah Dasar. Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto. Jawa Tengah, Indonesia

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