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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 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

Before submitting the article, Please to read these instructions.

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Registration and login are required to enter the manuscript and its contents online and to check the status of the current script.


The complete writing rules can be viewed and downloaded via this template link. The template is a new template used starting in Vol. 2 of 2019, previously Vol. 1 using an old template. The IJSS template has changed because in order to maintain tidiness, the template was made more informative on the writing rules and article content.

General Guidelines and Layouts
Manuscripts are original manuscripts (never published elsewhere) that are sourced from the results of research, literature review and other scientific reviews. IJSS (The Indonesian Journal of Social Studies) publishes theoretical studies or empirical research related to specific teaching and learning in the field of social studies. Articles must be original, meaning they have never been published in other journals or are being considered for publication in other journals and free from the element of plagiarism.
Writing the script using Indonesian or Academic English. The length of the text is between 8-15 pages, A4 size paper, typed 1 space, Cambria pt 11, upper margin, bottom 3 cm and right 2.5 cm, and left 4 cm.

Article Structure

Structure of the research article

  • TITLE: The title is expected to be clear, effective and efficient, the maximum title consists of 15 words including the term penguhubung.
  • AUTHOR'S NAME: The author listed without a title.
  • AFFILIATION: Institutions are listed along with e-mail addresses (only for Corresponding Author).
  • ABSTRACT: Abstract length of at least 150 words and a maximum of 200 words, accompanied by keywords of at least 3 words maximum of 5 words.
  • INTRODUCTION: written without subtitles. The introduction in the text includes background, research objectives, theoretical framework or literature review that refers to the latest library. Source of Librarians at least 10 latest international journals (last 10 years). The total library is at least 15 sources.
  • METHOD: Research methods are written without subtitles. The research method in the text describes the approach, procedure / method used, location of the study, population and sample, data collection techniques, and data analysis techniques.
  • RESULT AND DISCUSSION: Subtitles in the results and discussion are tailored to the needs. The results and discussion are systematically written. Charts / Charts, Tables adjusted to needs.
  • CONCLUSION: briefly explained in the form of essays not points, to answer the research objectives. Suggestions and recommendations for research results and opportunities to carry out further research.
  • REFERENCES: All citations in the text must be included in the reference. The citation writing style follows the guidelines of APA 6. The APA style can be seen at Writing quotes and references is also recommended using the mendeley application (

Examples of suggested citations.

Sources received from books:

Last Name, Partial. (Year). Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher.


  •  Trilling, B. & Fadel, C. (2009). 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times. New York: Jossey-Bass.

Source comes from Journal Articles:

Last Name, Partial. (Year). Title of Journal Article. Journal of Publishers, Volume (Number), Page.


  • White, E. (2009). Student perspectives of peer assessment for learning in a public speaking course. Asian EFL Journal, 33(1), 1-36.
  • Tierney, R., & Simon, M. (2004). What's still wrong with rubrics: focusing on the consistency of performance criteria across scale levels. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 9(2), 1-10.
  • Suñol, J. J., Arbat, G., Pujol, J., Feliu, L., Fraguell, R. M., & Planas-Lladó, A. (2016). Peer and self-assessment applied to oral presentations from a multidisciplinary perspective. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 41(4), 622-637.


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