Author Guidelines

Instructions for (Candidates) Author of Handayani PGSD Journal FIP UNIMED:

  1. Articles written for journals include the Education Sector, which relates to learning, research results, and community service. The manuscript is typed with the Microsoft Word program, Times New Roman letter, measuring 12 pts, with a space of 1.15; printed on A4 paper with a maximum length of 15 pages, Margins: Top 3, left 4, bottom 3, right 3 and submitted in the form of a print-out of 1 copy along with the soft copy. Manuscripts are sent through the new submission section of the author's journal account that has registered or can be sent via email to the address:
  2. Articles written in Indonesian or English. The article systematics are: title, author's name, author's institution, email, abstract along with keywords, introduction, methods, discussion, conclusions, and reference list.
  3. The article title cannot be more than 15 words. The title is printed with an inverted pyramid-shaped capital letter and is located in the middle, with a font size of 12 pts.
  4.  The name of the author of the article is included without an academic degree, accompanied by the institution of origin and email address, and placed under the title of the article. In the case of a manuscript written by a team, the editor only deals with the main author or writer whose name is listed first. The main author must include an e-mail (e-mail).
  5. Abstracts and keywords are written in Indonesian and English. Times New Roman letters, measuring 10 pts, with spaces 1. The length of each abstract is a maximum of 100 words, while the number of keywords is 3-5 words. Abstract contains brief goals, methods and discussion.
  6. The introductory section contains the background, the context of the study, the results of the literature review, and the research objectives. All introductory sections are presented in an integrated form in paragraphs, with a length of 15-20% of the total length of the article.
  7. The section of the method contains a paragraph in the form of a study design, data sources, data collection techniques, and data analysis containing 10-15% of the total length of the article.
  8. The discussion section contains the results of the analysis, the presentation of material studies and comparison.
  9. The conclusions section contains research findings in the form of answers to research questions or in the form of the essence of the results of the discussion. Conclusions are presented in paragraph form.
  10. The referral list only contains the sources referred to, and all sources referred to must be listed in the referral list. A reference source of at least 80% in the form of a library of publications in the last 10 years. Referrals used are book sources, internet, research articles in journals or research reports (including theses, theses, dissertations). This journaled loaded article is recommended to be used as a reference.
  11. Referral and citing using the caged referral technique (last name, year). Inclusion of sources in direct quotations should be accompanied by a description of the page number of the place of origin of the quote. Example (Davis, 2003).
  12. The list of references is prepared in a manner similar to the following example and sorted alphabetically and chronologically.


All references referred to in the text of the article must be listed in the Reference List section. The reference list must contain references from primary sources (scientific journals, totaling at least 80% of the entire reference list) published in the last 5 (five) years. Each article contains at least 10-15 reference lists. Writing a reference system in the text of the article and writing a bibliography is RECOMMENDED to use the Mendeley reference management application program. The writing format used in the Education Journal is in accordance with the APA (American Psychological Association) format.

Reference list writing guide
Writing a reference list using the Mendeley reference management application. The writing format used in the Education Journal is in accordance with the APA (American Psychological Association) format.

Literature in the form of scientific journals:
Cate, Olle Ten. (2018). Assessment of Clinical Reasoning Using The CBCR Test. Innovation and Change in Professional Education, 15(7), 85-94

Literature in the form of book titles:
Faisal & Lova, S.M. (2018). Pembelajaran Tematik Di Sekolah Dasar. Medan: CV Harapan Cerdas.

Literature in the form of Seminar Proceedings:
Ananda, L.J., Simanihuruk, L., & Nasution, R.A.A. (2019). The Development of A Collage Book Media Based on A Scientific Approach to Thematic Learning in Elementary Schools. International Conference of Science Education on Industrial Revolution 4.0 (pp. 241- 248). Medan, Indonesia: Elementary School Teacher Education, Universitas Negeri Medan.

Literature in the form of a dissertation/thesis:
Winara. (2022). Pengaruh Jus Jambu Biji Merah dan Minuman Tempe, Aktivitas Submaksimal, dan Tingkat Kebugaran Terhadap Pemulihan Otot. Doctoral Thesis. Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Literature in the form of Website:
Microsoft Academic. (2016). Retrieved September 13, 2022, from Microsoft Academic Interact Website:

Literature in the form of Government Documents:
Pusat Penilaian Pendidikan Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan. (2019). Panduan Penulisan Soal HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills). Jakarta: Pusat Penilaian Pendidikan.

Literature in the form of Government Documents issued by publishers and without institutions:
Peraturan Menteri Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia Nomor 3 Tahun 2020 Tentang Standar Nasional Pendidikan Tinggi. (2020). Jakarta: Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan.
Tulisan/ berita dalam koran (tanpa nama penulis)
Kompas. 8 Desember, 2019. Krisis Iklim Memicu Gerakan Sosial, hlm 8.