Author Guidelines

General Author Guidelines

  1. The Manuscript should be written in English or Indonesian, and have never been published or is not in the process of submission for publication to other media and does not contain elements of plagiarism.
  2. The Manuscript is the original research paper in the field of elementary education.
  3. The author should register as an author in Dawuh Guru: Jurnal Pendidikan Guru MI/SD (for authors who do not have an account). The guides to register and submit the paper can be downloaded here
  4. The Manuscript will be published in Dawuh Guru: Jurnal Pendidikan Guru MI/SD after being reviewed by peer-reviewers.
  5. The Manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines and Template. The manuscript template can be downloaded here
  6. Article length between 3,500 – 7,000 words including numbers, tables, and bibliography typed on B5 paper, Calisto MT letters, and 1.15 spacing.

 The Guidelines for the Manuscript 

  1. Title, Title of the article about the 15 words, give an overview of research that has been done (short, clear, and informative). The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviations. The main ideas should be written first and followed by its explanations.
  2. The author's name, complete without a title written and typed below the article title. If the author of more than one person, then added the next row.
  3. Originally institutions /agencies, written in the name of the institution where working (Study Program, Faculty, University). For example: Department of Islamic Elementary Education, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teacher Training, Institut Pesantren Mathali’ul Falah, Indonesia.
  4. Email address, write the email address is still active and is written under the origin of institutions / agencies.
  5. Abstract, written in two languages, namely Indonesian and English. Abstract contains a brief description of the problem (optional), research objectives, methods used, the results of research, and conclusions (indicate the main conclusions). Abstract writing pressure primarily on the research results. Typing abstract done with a single space with a narrower margin of right and left margins of the main text with approximately 200 words.
  6. Keywords, Number 3-5 word keyword.
  7. Systematics of writing the article the results of research are: introduction; research method; results and discussion; conclusions; bibliography.
  8. Introduction consists of the urgency of research, supporting facts from previous studies, gap analysis, the novelty of research, and research objectives. Written in one chapter without subtitle.
  9. Methods contains an explanation of the research approach, subjects of the study, the conduct of the research procedure, the use of materials and instruments, data collection, and analysis techniques. It is should be described in detail and operationally into 3-5 paragraphs.
  10. Results presented are important data obtained from the results of data collection in the field (test results, questionnaires, interviews, documents, etc.). The results of the research can be supplemented with tables, images, or graphs to clarify the results of the research. Avoid presenting similar data in separate tables. All tables, images, and graphs must be centered and numbered sequentially. For qualitative research, the results section contains detailed sections in the form of sub-topics that are directly related to the focus of research and categories.                                           
  11. Discussion. Authors should discuss the results and how they can be interpreted from the perspective of previous studies and of the working hypotheses. The findings and their implications should be discussed in the broadest context possible. Future research directions may also be highlighted. The following components should be covered in the discussion: How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the Introduction section (what/how)? Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)? Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)? Or are there any differences? The discussion aims to (1) answer the problem formulation and research questions; (2) show how the findings were obtained; (3) interpreting findings; (4) linking research findings with established knowledge structures; and (5) raising new theories or modifying existing theories. In this section of the discussion must contain the benefits of the results of the study, not the repetition. The analysis must answer the stated gaps.
  12. Conclusions presented briefly, narrative, and conceptual that describes the research findings and their effects. Avoid using numbering and symbols (bullet and numbering).
  13. Tables should be numbered in the order of presentation (Table 1, etc.). Table titles are written above the table with a center justified position. The font size used is 11pt for both table titles and table contents.
  14. Figures are numbered in the order of presentation (Fig. 1, etc.). The image title is placed below the image in the center position (center justified). The font used in the image title is 11pt

The Guidelines for Citation and References

  1. All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author articles should attach the reference sources.
  2. Writing citations and bibliography should use application management references such as Mendeley, End Note, or Zotero.
  3. Writing citations and bibliography using APA format (American Psychological Association) by using innote writing technique.
  4. All references used must be taken from the main source (national and international reputable scientific journal
  5. Number of references at least 20 references.
  6. References used should be published in the last 5 years.
  7. Wikipedia, personal blog, and non scientific website are not allowed to be used as reference.

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