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Author Guidelines

1. Articles written for Jurnal Pendidikan Geografi include the research results in the field of geography and geography education as well as related field. The manuscript font format is Times New Roman, with size of 12 pts, with 1,5 line spacing, printed on A4 paper with scale of 10-15 pages by line number on each page, and submitted no later than 3 months before publication in soft file with RTF (Rich Text Format). The Soft file can be sent to the email address:

2. The names of all authors of the article are listed without academic degrees and placed under the title of the article along with the correspondence e-mail, the name and the address of the institution where the research take place. In case of the article which is conducted by team, editor only correspondence with the main author or the author whose names are listed in the first line. Authors are required to include the e-mail address to facilitate communication. Article is written in Indonesian or English. Title, author's name and its affiliates listed on the first page of the article, followed with abstract consisting of 75-100 words and 3-5 key words. The sequence of the paper is the Title, Author, Affiliation, Abstract, Keywords.

3. The Article is written in Indonesian or English essay format, with title of each section of the article, except for the introduction is presented without any section headings. The title of the article is printed in capital letters with center paragraph formats, and font size of 14 points. The rank is expressed in the title section with different types of letters (all titles sections and sub-sections in bold or bold and italic), and refrain to use of numbers in the title section:


Rank 2 (Small and Capitalized Font, Bold, Center)

Rank 3 (Small and Capitalized, Bold-Italic, Center)

4. Systematic of research article are: title; the author's name (without academic degree); abstract (maximum 100 words) that contains the objectives, methods, and research result; keywords; Introduction (without title) which contains the background, a little review of the literature, and research purposes; methods; the results; discussion; conclusions and suggestions; references (contain the references of the source).

5. Systematics of the reviewed article are: title; the author's name (without academic degree); abstract (maximum 100 words); keywords; Introduction (without title) which contains background and objectives or scope of the writingmain topics (can be divided into several sub-sections); conclusions; references (contain the references of the source).

6. References should be issued not more than last 10 years from the current year. References should be or preferably taken from research reports (including skripsi, thesis, dissertation) or research articles in journals and scientific magazines.

7. References and citations are using the Parenthetical styles or author-date styles (name, year: page). If the references are written as a direct quotation, it would be better if the page of the source book is included. For example: (Davis, 2003:47)

8. The list of Reference (bibliography) should be sorted alphabetically and chronologically. The example of references style based on the acquired sources is as follow:


Anderson, D.W., Vault, V.D. & Dickson, C.E. 1999. Problems and Prospects for the Decades Ahead: Competency Based Teacher Education. Berkeley: McCutchan Publishing Co.

Article Collection Book:

Saukah, A. & Waseso, M.G. (Eds.). 2002. Menulis Artikel untuk Jurnal Ilmiah (Edisi ke-4, cetakan ke-1). Malang: UM Press.

An Article from Article collection Book:

Russel, T. 1998. An Alternative Conception: Representing Representation. Dalam P.J. Black & A. Lucas (Eds.), Children’s Informal Ideas in Science (hlm. 62-84). London: Routledge.

An Article from journal or magazine:

Kansil, C.L. 2002. Orientasi Baru Penyelenggaraan Pendidikan Program Profesional dalam Memenuhi Kebutuhan Dunia Industri.Transpor, XX (4):57—61.

An Article from Newspaper:

Pitunov, B. 13 Desember, 2002. Sekolah Unggulan ataukah Sekolah Pengunggulan? Majapahit Pos, hlm. 4 & 11.

Writing/News from Newspaper with anonymous writer:

Jawa Pos. 22 April, 1995. Wanita Kelas Bawah Lebih Mandiri, hlm. 3.

Official Document:

Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa. 1978. Pedoman Penulisan Laporan Penelitian. Jakarta: Depdikbud.

Undang-undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 20 Tahun 2003 tentang Sistem Pendidikan Nasional. 2004. Malang: Angkasa.

Translated Book:

Ary, D., Jacobs, L.C. & Razavieh, A. 1976. Pengantar Penelitian Pendidikan. Terjemahan oleh Arief Furchan. 1982. Surabaya: Usaha Nasional.

Thesis, Dissertations, Research Report:

Makmara, T. 2009. Tuturan Persuasif  Wiraniaga dalam Berbahasa Indonesia: Kajian Etnografi Komunikasi. Disertasi tidak diterbitkan. Malang: Pascasarjana Universitas Negeri Malang.

Papers of Seminars, Workshops and Briefings:

Waseso, M.G. 2001. Isi dan Format Jurnal Ilmiah. Makalah disajikan dalam Seminar Lokakarya Penulisan Artikel dan Pengelolaan Jurnal llmiah, Universitas Lambungmangkurat, Banjarmasin, 9—11 Agustus.

Internet (from an individual work):

Hitchcock, S., Carr:, L. & Hall, W. 1996. A Survey of STM Online Journals, 1990—1995: The Calm before the Storm, (Online), (, diakses 12 Juni 1996).

Internet (an article in the online journal):

Widiati, U. 2008. PembelajaranMembaca-Menulis melalui Buddy Journals untuk Meningkatkan Kemampuan Menulis Mahasiswa Jurusan Sastra Inggris. Jurnal Bahasa dan Seni. (Online), Tahun 36, Nomor 2, Agustus 2008 (, diakses 3 Februari 2010).

Internet (Discussion Materials):

Wilson, D. 20 November 1995. Summary of Citing Internet Sites. NETTRAIN Discussion List, (Online), (, diakses 22 November 1995).

Internet (private e-mail):

Naga, D.S. ( 1 Oktober 1997. Artikel untuk JPS. E-mail kepada Roni Herdianto (

9. The Formats of quotations, references, tables, and images should follow the direction of Pedoman Penulisan Karya Ilmiah (State University of Malang, 2010) or directly modeled on formats used in the articles that have been published. Articles in Indonesia using Pedoman Umum Ejaan Bahasa Indonesia yang disempurnakan(Depdikbud, 1987). Meanwhile, English-language articles using standard variety.

10. All manuscripts are reviewed anonymously by peer review whom selected by the editor based on their field of expertise. Authors of the articles are given the opportunity to make improvements (revision) on the manuscript based on the recommendations/suggestions from peer review or editor. The decision of the manuscript being accepted or rejected will be notified by letter or by e-mail.

11. Checking and editing of the test & trial of the articles will be done by the editor and the author. Articles that have been tested & trialed can be cancelled from publication by the editor if the articles are problematic.

12. Every single thing related to licensing of the citations, the use of computer software for the creation of the script or others which is related to IPR and conducted by authors of the article, and following the legal consequences that may arise therefore, it is sole responsibility of the author of the article.

13.The Authors are not being charged for any submitted and published articles in Jurnal Pendidikan Geografi. The author will receive one copy of the published free of charge.  Articles that are not published will not be returned, except of the request from the author.

14. Paper template can be download here


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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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