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Author Guidelines

Carefully read the Author(s) Guidelines as follows:

  1. Manuscripts submitted to IJELAL should be research-based papers which have not been published or are under consideration elsewhere.
  2. The manuscript must be in *.doc, then send to the journal system via online submission by creating account [click REGISTER if you have not had any account yet; or click LOG IN if you have already had an account].
  3. The manuscript will be reviewed by subject reviewers, while the editors reserve the right to edit the manuscript for format consistency without altering the substance.
  4. Make sure that the manuscript is prepared using the article template. 
  5. The manuscript must be checked in terms of grammar, structure, spelling, etc.
  6. All Author(s)' names and identity(es) must be completely embedded in the form filled in by the corresponding author: email; affiliation; and each author's short biography (in the column of 'Bio Statement'). [if the manuscript is written by two or more authors, please click 'Add Author' in the 3rd step of 'ENTER METADATA' in the submission process and then enter each author's data.]
  7. Articles submitted to the Journal should normally be between 3,500 to 5,000 words or between 10-12 pages with single space and should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words, containing the importance of the topic, the gap between theory and practice or between reality and expectation, or lacks of studies, objectives of the present study, method, findings, and conclusion.
  8. On the abstract, explicitly write in bold: Introduction, objective of the papers, method, findings, and conclusion. 
  9. Below the abstract, about three to five keywords should appear together with the main body of the article with the font size 11.
  10. The Journal operates a peer review process and promotes blind reviewing. To facilitate this process, author’s names (without academic titles), institutional affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author should appear only on a detachable cover sheet.
  11. Contributor(s) should include a short CV describing his/her/their current position and activities in not more than 80 words.
  12. The manuscript should be written in English in single space, using Microsoft Word, font size 12, Times New Roman, top and left margin 3 cm, bottom and right margin 2.54 cm, in A4 paper size.
  13. Write the main body of the article in two columns, except for tables and figures. Use first line indent of 1 cm, but no indent for first paragraph right after the main title and first paragraph after subheadings.
  14. Block citation should be 1 cm indented with the font size 11.
  15. For research-based articles, the outline used is: introduction (without heading or subheading), method, findings and discussion, conclusion, and references.
  16. The title should be less than 12 words, capitalized, centered, with font size 14.
  17. The introduction should consist of the background of the study, research contexts, literary review, and research objective. All introduction should be presented in the forms of paragraphs, not pointers, with the proportion of 15-20% of the whole article length.
  18. The method section consists of description concerning the research design, data sources, data collection, and data analysis with the proportion of 10-15% of the total article length, all presented in the form of paragraphs.
  19. The findings and discussion section consist of description of the results of the data analysis to answer the research question(s) and their meanings seen from current theories and references of the area addressed. The proportion of this section is 40-60% of the total article length.
  20. The conclusion section consists of the summary, restatement of the main findings.
  21. Use only horizontal lines when using tables. Put table number and the title of the table on top of it.
  22. 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.
  23. The sources cited should at least 80% come from those published in the last 10 years. The sources cited are primary sources in the forms of journal articles, books, and research reports, including theses and dissertations. Citations from journal should be at least 80% of the total references cited.
  24. Citation is done using bracket (last name and year of publication). When the sources are cited verbatim, page number is included (p. 78 or pp. 78-89).
  25. Quotation and references follow APA style and suggested to use Reference Management Software, such as Mendeley, Zotero or EndNote. The Later should be included at the end of the manuscript in the following examples:  

Putri, A. (2015).  The use of video in teaching writing procedural text: A quasi-experimental study in one of Senior High Schools in Bandung (Skripsi, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, 2012). Retrieved 12th January, 2012 from http://repository.upi.edu/skripsiview.php?no_skripsi=11587

Balitbang. (2008). The assessment of curriculum policies in secondary education: Assessment report. Jakarta: Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan.

Costner, K. (Director), & Blake, M. (Writer). (1990). Dances with Wolves [Motion picture]. United States: Majestic Film/Tig Productions.

Cox, C. (1999). Teaching language arts: A student-and response-centered classroom (3th ed.). Needam Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Cramond, B. (2007). Enriching the brain? Probably not for psychologists [Review of the book Enriching the brain: How to maximize every learner’s potential]. PsycCRITIQUES, 52(4), Article 2. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/psyccritiques/

Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary (29th ed.). (2000). Philadelphia: Saunders.

Hunston, S. & Oakey, D. (2010). Introducing applied linguistics: Concepts and skills. New York, NY: Routledge.

Johnson, L., Lewis, K., Peters, M., Harris, Y., Moreton, G., Morgan, B. et al. (2005). How far is far? London: McMillan.

Palmer, R. (in press). A third way: online labs integrated with print materials. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics.

Sklair, L. (2010). Iconic Architecture and the Culture-ideology of Consumerism. Theory Culture Society, 27(135), pp. 135-159. DOI: 10.1177/0263276410374634.

Suherdi, D. (2010). Week three: Analyzing structure [Powerpoint slides]. Unpublished manuscript, IG502, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

Sukyadi, D. & Mardiani, R. (2011b). The washback effect of national examination (ENE) on English teachers’ classroom teaching and students’ learning. K@ta: A Biannual Publication on the Study of Language and Literature13(1), pp. 96-111.

Sukyadi, D. (2011). The metaphorical use of English address terms in Indonesian blog comments (A pragmatic analysis of Indonesian bloggers). Dalam Nasanius, Y. (ed.) Conference on English Studies (CONEST) 8, pp. 133-135, Jakarta: Unika Atma Jaya.

Waugh, L.R., & Monville-Burston, M. (eds.). (1990). On language: Roman Jakobson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

 

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. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

Copyright notice:

    1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
    2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
    3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access)

 

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