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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.
  • 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 OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

How to write the title, name and address of the author?

The title must be written at the top of the first page with the center alignment. Meanwhile, the author's name (without an academic degree) and the author's affiliation address must be written in the same format below the title. The author must provide two spaces between the title and the author's name as well as between the author's email and the abstract title. Keywords must be written below the abstract for 3 - 6 words and each of them is separated by semicolons (;). If there is more than one author, they must be written separately with a comma (,).

The author as well as a correspondence must be written first and then followed by the second author, third author, and so on. The information regarding revised articles and final statements will be informed via email to the first author only.

Article General Guidelines

  • The submitted articles have never been published or are under consideration elsewhere.
  • Editorial team will reject any article that indicates plagiarism.
  • Articles that have been written under the guidance of JICE must be submitted via the Online Submission System using the Open Journal System (OJS) at http: // Select one procedure and then register as an author in the "Register" menu.
  • Article template and guidelines are available in MS Word (.doc) format and can be downloaded here.
  • Articles that are not in accordance with the guidelines of JICE will be returned to the author before the review process.
  • Articles must contain several aspects such as (a) title, (b) author's name (without academic title), (c) author's institution, (d) author's e-mail address, (e) abstract and keywords, (f) introduction, (g) literature review, (h) methods, (i) results and discussion, (j) conclusions, (k) bibliography.
  • Subtitles included in part of (a) introduction, (b) literature review, (c) methods, (d) results and discussion, and (e) conclusions should be in numbering sequence. Subtitles are written in bold type. This uses left text alignment without underlining. Subtitles are expanded and must be written in bold and sentence format as well as left text alignment and second level numbering format.
  • Articles are written in Indonesian standard and followed a template in A4 paper size 21 cm (width) 29.7 cm (height) with a margin of 3.-3-2.5-2.5 cm (Top-Left-Bottom-Right).
  • Article text uses the Time New Roman font style of 16 pt for the article title, 11 pt for the author's name, 11 pt for the author's institution and email, 11 pt for abstract and keywords, 11 pt for paragraph body and 11 pt for the title (caption) table/picture/graph.
  • Each paragraph starts 0.4 mm from the left side border while there is no space between paragraphs.
  • Tables and figures are placed in the text group after the referenced table or picture. Each picture must be labeled (picture caption) below the image and numbered followed by the image title. Each table must be given a table caption and numbered above the table followed by the table title. Tables cannot contain vertical lines, horizontal lines are only allowed for important points.
  • Attached images must be guaranteed they are printed in good quality (font size, resolution, and clear outline). Figures, tables, and charts must be centered between text groups. If it has a larger size, it can be placed in the middle of the page.

Guidelines for Writing Article Bodies

  • Title: The title must be informative and written concisely and clearly without multiple interpretations. It is written in capital letters, symmetrical, bold, and middle text format. The title of the article does not contain unusual abbreviations and no more than 20 words. The main idea must be written first and followed by supporting ideas. [Time New Roman, 13]
  • Authors' Identity: The authors' names are written without academic titles [Time New Roman, 12], followed by the name of the Institution and email address. [Time New Roman, 10].
  • Abstract: It is written in English and Indonesian, consisting of the introduction, introduction to the literature, methods, results and discussion, and conclusions. The abstract is written in one paragraph, no more than 350 words, and italic (italic). [Time New Roman, 11]
  • Keywords: It consists of 3 up to 6 keywords. Each of them is separated by a semicolon (;) and italicized (italic). [Time New Roman, 11]
  • Introduction: It contains the background, research problem, scope, and purpose of the research. All introductory sections are presented in an integrated manner in the form of paragraphs. [Time New Roman, 11]
  • Literature Review: It contains theories and concepts that are relevant as a basis for analysis. [Time New Roman, 11]
  • Methods: It describes the research subject, the methods to solve problems and data analysis. [Time New Roman, 11]
  • Results and Discussion: It presents arguments containing research findings or results, reinforced with relevant data and information, or can be supplemented with tables, graphs (pictures), and/or charts. [Time New Roman, 11]
  • Conclusions: It must contain summaries and recommendations. The recommendations must correlate with the concept of the research as well as a suggestion to improve the research it self. The summary must have a sample of answers that is suitable for the research purpose. [Time New Roman, 11]
  • Reference List: It is recommended to use IEEE Style and Mendeley as the reference tool. The references are cited in the last 10 years. [Time New Roman, 11]

Direct Quotation
Direct quotation is written by protruding from the left edge of 4 mm. [Time New Roman, 11].

Quotation and References
The quotation must attach the source of reference and use the reference managers such as Mendeley, EndNote, or Zotero.

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