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Author Guidelines


Author Guidelines 

  1. The editorial board of Studies in English Language and Education (JELE) invites submissions of completeunpublished works on the following subjects:

    1. English language teaching and learning

    2. Teaching English for Young Learners (EYL)

    3. Language materials evaluation and development

    4. English literature teaching and learning

    5. Instructional design and language teaching methodology

    6. Instructional media and technology

    Each manuscript submitted to JELE Journal for publication will be subjected to a PLAGIARISM CHECK using the Turnitin software. If editors or peer reviewers detect plagiarism, the author/s will be notified and asked to rewrite the text or provide any necessary citations. If the Turnitin report reveals a similarity index of more than 20%, the manuscript will be ineligible for review and publication.

  2. Authors must adhere strictly to the journal's submission guidelines. Submissions that violate the guidelines will be RETURNED FOR CORRECTIONS. Kindly submit your article via this journal's online submission system.

  3. The original research-based articles should be between 4000-7000 words (including abstract, table(s), figure(s) and references). Write your article in A4-size paper and submit your article in .doc format, .docx, or .rtf (not in .pdf. format). Write your text in one-column format with a 3 cm margin at the top and bottom, 4,01 cm at left, and 2,49 cm at right MS Word is the preferred input. 

  4. The TITLE should summarize the paper's central idea or ideas; the title should be no more than 15 words long.

  5. AUTHOR INFORMATION: include the authors' names and affiliations. Only the corresponding author's email address is required.  

  6. Concisely write your ABSTRACT (180-200 words). Use the Times New Roman font in size 11, with a 1 cm left and right indentation, and single spacing. Your abstract should include a brief description of the problems, the study's objectives, the methods used, the major findings, and the conclusion.

  7. INTRODUCTION. Indicate the purpose of your work and provide adequate context, avoiding a lengthy literature review or a summary of the findings. Indicate explicitly the gap in the literature that indicates the importance of your research. This part should also include review of related literature and research purpose. 

  8. METHODOLOGY. This section discusses the methodology used in the research. This should include the following: (1) subject (2) design and procedure; (3) data collection and data analysis.

  9. The FINDINGS section should include a summary of the collected data and analyses. All findings, including those that are unexpected, should be described. The findings are organized in accordance with the study's purpose and are presented in a systematic manner. The findings are backed up by a sufficient number of pertinent quotations, examples, tables, and diagrams.

  10. DISCUSSION section should discuss the findings in the context of the research question initially posed and the authors’ hypothesis. The Discussion should also explore the broader implications and significance of the findings, as well as specific recommendations for the direction of future research on the topic.

  11. CONCLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS. Conclusion must be concise interpretation. Conclusion focuses on the interpretation of results rather than a repetition of the Findings section. Theoretical implications and practical significance of the study are discussed. Implications for further implementations and limitations of the current study are provided.

  12. ACKNOWLEDGMENT. Give credit to funding bodies and departments that aided the project, for example, by providing financial support.

  13. REFERENCES. Authors are obliged to refer to 80% reading sources from accredited journals and the rests are from proceedings, patent, research reports, etc. References are written in alphabetical order. References should be cited both in text and in the references list and should conform to the most recent APA style guide.

  14. ABOUT THE AUTHORS. Write name of author(s), followed a brief biodata about 50 words

  15. APPENDICES. If necessary, the appendices are enclosed not more than in two pages.

  16. TEMPLATE can be downloaded HERE.

  17. All forms of communication between the authors and the journal is via or +62 85216329486 and +62 85838151151 (WhatsApp). Communication to other emails will not be considered.

  18. PEER REVIEW. We employ a single-blind peer review system; both reviewers and authors remain anonymous. The process of paper selection and publication will take 2-3 months but during that time authors will always be notified via email.

  19. Notification of the review result is by e-mail.

  20. Authors will be charged for submitting, processing and publishing articles.


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.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  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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