- The article should be submitted online via the journal website or sent to the editors of Journal of ELT Research (JER) as an attachment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- It is typed in Microsoft Word with the font being used is Time New Roman size 12.
- The number of words should be 5,000 to 8,000, excluding appendices.
- British or American spelling can be used, but it must be consistent throughout the article.
- The article should be completed with the name of author, email, and institution.
- Research-based articles will be prioritised; viewpoint/argumentative research articles, however, will also be considered for publication.
- For a research-based article, the outline consists of 8 sections without number: Abstract (in English and Indonesian) + key words, Introduction, Method(s), Findings, Discussion, Conclusion (and Recommendation),The Author, References + Appendix (optional).
- Abstract should not exceed 200 words.
- Introduction section talks about 4 points: background or context, literature review, gap + possible contribution(s) to knowledge and research objective(s). These subsections don’t have to be titled.
- Quotation and references should follows APA. The following are some examples of APA system of referencing:
Richards, J. C. (2013). Curriculum development in language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Denscombe, M. (2010). The good research guide: For small-scale social research projects (4th ed.). Berkshire: Open University Press.
Brown, J. D., & Rodgers, T. S. (2002). Doing second language research. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
An edited book
Aronson, J. (Ed.). (2002). Improving academic achievement: Impact of psychological factors on education. London: Academic Press.
Capel, S., Leask, M., & Turner, T. (Eds.). (2005). Learning to teach in the secondary school: A companion to school experience (4th ed.). London: Routledge.
A chapter in an edited book
Mason, M. (2008). Critical thinking and learning. In M. Mason (Ed.), Critical thinking and learning (pp. 1-11). Singapore: Blackwell Publishing.
Krippendorff, K., & Bock, M. A. (2009). Categories and data languages. In K. Krippendorff& M. A. Bock (Eds.), The content analysis reader (pp. 267-268). California: Sage.
A journal paper
McDonald, L. (2004). Moving from reader response to critical reading: Developing 10-11-year-olds' ability as analytical readers of literary texts. Literacy, 38(1), 17-25.
Pikkert, J. J. J., & Foster, L. (1996). Critical thinking skills among third year Indonesian English students. RELC Journal, 27(2), 56-64.
Schleppegrell, M. J., & Bowman, B. (1995). Problem-posing: A tool for curriculum renewal. ELT Journal, 49(4), 297-307.
Daniel, M., Lafortune, L., Pallascio, R., Splitter, L., Slade, C., & de, l. G. (2005). Modeling the development process of dialogical critical thinking in pupils aged 10 to 12 years.Communication Education, 54(4), 334-354.
An electronic source
Bareham, S. (2013). A history of critical thinking: Great thinkers in time. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from http://progeneter.wordpress.com/2013/04/21/critical-thinking-itshistorical-roots/
Publication in a foreign language
Hartati, Z. (2009). Strategi pengembangan profesi guru sekolah dasar: Telaah terhadap realitas dan idealitas [Strategy to developing elementary school teachers: An analysis of reality and idealism]. Pedagogik Jurnal Pendidikan, 6(1), 66-74.
Atmanti, D. H. (2005). Investasi sumber daya manusia melalui pendidikan [Human resource investment through education]. Jurnal Dinamika Pembangunan, 2(1), 30-39.
Ilyas, H. P. (2015). Critical thinking: Its representation in Indonesian ELT textbooks and education. Unpublished doctoral thesis. University of York, York, UK.
White, G. (2015). Digital literacies [Review of the book Digital literacies]. ELT Journal, 63(3), 345-347.
A newspaper article
Muryanto, B. (2012, June 11). Police urged to be serious in Irshadmanji case. The Jakarta Post, p. 12.