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Author Guidelines

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The Article General Guidelines

The article general guidelines are as follows:

  1. The article is the authentic research result that HAS NOT BEEN published yet in other publication media or publishing houses.
  2. The article does not contain any plagiarism element. The editorial board will directly reject the text that indicates plagiarism.
  3. The submission and the publication processes are free, without any additional fees.
  4. The article that has been written under the guidelines of JTAKEN (in MS Word format, or using article template) must be submitted through Online Submission System using Open Journal System (OJS) on the JTAKEN E-journal portal ( Then, register as the author in the “Register”.
  5. The article writing guidelines and template can be downloaded. The template and the guidelines of the article writing are available in MS Word (.doc) format.
  6. The article which is inappropriate with the JTAKEN writing guidelines will be returned to the author before the reviewing process.
  7. The article should contain several aspects of a scientific article as follows: (subtitles as the order), which are: (a) the title of the article, (b) the author’s name (no accademic title), (c) the afiliated author’s address, (d) the author’s email (e) the abstract and the keywords, (f) the introduction, (g) the research method (h), the result and disscussion (i), the conclusion (j), the references.
  8. The subtitles included in the discussion part (Introduction, Theoretical Review, Research Methods, Result and Discussion, and Conclusion) should be numbered in the Arabic numbering order started from one. The subtitles are written in the bold and title case format. It uses the left text alignment without underline. The next expanded subtitles should be written in the bold and sentence case format, It should uses the left text alignment and the numbering format level two.
  9. The article can be written both in Bahasa Indonesia or English with the standard language. The article should consist of twenty (20) to twenty-five (25) pages including pictures and tables. The article is written on A4-sized papers (210x297 mm), with custom margins as follows: left 25 mm, right 20 mm, bottom 20 mm and top 30 mm.
  10. The text of the articles must be in Georgia, 11pt font size, exactly 15pt line-spacing, before 8pt, after 8pt.
  11. The words from uncommon or foreign languages are stated in Italic format. For the article in Bahasa Indonesia, foreign terms or words should be avoided. Each paragraph started 10mm from the left side border while there is no spaces among paragraphs. All numbers are written in Arabic numbering format, except for the new sentence.
  12. The tables and pictures are placed in the text group after the referenced tables or pictures. Each picture must be given a caption (Figure Caption) below the picture and be numbered in Arabic numbering format followed by the picture title. Each table must be given a table title (Table Caption) and numbered in Arabic numbering format above the table followed by the table title. The pictures attachment should be guaranteed that they can be printed well (font size, 300dpi resolution and line space are clearly seen). The picture, the table, and the chart should be placed in the center of page. The table should not contain vertical lines, while horizontal lines are allowed only for the important point.
  13. Guidelines for Heading: 
  • Heading level 1, written in format; UPPERCASE, align left, bold, Calibri 18, spasi Exactly 15pt, before 8pt, after 8pt. 
  • Heading level 2, written in format; Capitalize Each Word, align left, bold, Georgia 11, spasi exactly 15pt, before 8pt, after 8pt.
  • Heading level 3, written in format; Sentence case, align left, bold, italic, Georgia 11, spasi exactly 15pt, before 8pt, after 8pt.
  • Heading level 4, not reccomended.

The Guidelines for the Article Body Text

The title of the article: The title should be informative and be written both briefly and clearly. It cannot diverse multi interpretations. It has to be pinpoint with the issues that will be discussed. The beginning word is written in capital case and symmetrically. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations. The article title should be written within fifteen words, Calibri, 18pt-sized font, exactly 16, before 0pt and after 0pt line spacing with the bold selection and in the center text format.

Abstract: Abstracts are written in one paragraph, in two languages (Indonesian and English), using Georgia font 10, single line spacing. Abstract in Bahasa Indonesia has to be written within 250 words maximum, while abstract in English has to be written within 200 words maximum. If the article is in Bahasa Indonesia, the abstract takes precedence in English written in italics, while the abstract in Indonesian is written not in italics, and vice versa. The abstract followed by three to six keywords.

Introduction: The introduction must contain (sortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art) as the basic of the brand new research question, statements of the brand new scientific article, main research problems, and the hypothesis. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated. In the scientific article format, it does not allow to write down the references as in the research report. They should be represented in the literature review to show the brand new of the scientific article.

Research Methods: The method is implemented to solve problems, including analytic methods. The methods used in the problem solving of the research are explained in this part.

Discussion and Result: This part consists of the research results and how they are disscussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data.  The research results and the discovery must be the answers or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part.

Conclusion: This is the final part containing conclusions and advices. The conclusions will be the answers of the hypothesis, the research purposes and the research discoveries. The conclusions should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions. It should be the summary of the research results as the author expects in the research purposes or the hypothesis. The advices contain suggestions associated with further ideas from the research.

References: 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 and the least number is 80% from all the references) that published in the last ten years. Each article should has at least ten references. All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author articles should attach the reference sources. The references should use a reference application management such as MendeleyEnd Note, or Zotero. The writing format that used in TAKEN follows the format applied by APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association).

The Editorial Board reserves the right to amend, refine the article as long as it does not alter the substance of the article.




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. Please read carefully. The Journal only accepts articles that meet the JTAKEN's format and style. Any articles written in different format will NOT be reviewed.
  2. Due to the need for correspondence, all au­thors' personal contacts are required. Please provide e-mail address, and  phone/mo­bile number.
  3. Submission articles supported with supplementary documents including and can be downloaded here:



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