Author Guidelines

Manuscript Preparation

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. Authors are required to submit 2 separate files consisting of a Manuscript declaration and an original manuscript. Please download the following template and adjust your text with the template. We have developed this tool for your convenience.

1. Download the Manuscript declaration Form 

2. Download the Template manuscript

Jurnal Pembelajaran dan Biologi Nukleus (JPBN) is a peer-reviewed journal publishing original research. Please see the journal's Focus & Scope for information about its focus, publishing ethics. and peer-review policy. This journal accepts manuscripts in Indonesian and English, but in the end, we only publish in English. All authors are required and subject to our rules before submitting a manuscript. The following are the conditions that the author can use so that the manuscript can be processed.

Font and Paper

  • Font: Calisto MT
  • Paper Size: A4 (210 mm x 297 mm)
  • Space: single-line spaced
  • Margins: Left-Right: 1,25 cm, Top-Bottom: 2 cm

 

Title

  • No more 20 words
  • Font Calisto MT, bold, 14pt, Center alignment, Capital letter for any proper nouns


Abstract

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, one paragraph, single line spacing
  • An abstract of 150-250 words should be provided to state the reason for the study, the main findings, and the conclusions drawn from the observation.


Keywords

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, 3-5 keywords, Alphabetically
  • This should include the exact method or observation or experiment. If an apparatus is used, its manufacturer's name and address should be given in parenthesis.
  • For established methods reference is needed but for the new methods enough information is required, therefore, it can be used afterward.
  • Generic name, dose, and administration type are required for the used medications.
  • Statistical methods and general computer programs (software) must be mentioned.
  • The used Info system should be clearly noted


Background & Objectives

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, one column, single line spacing, Left Indent 4,5 cm
  • The background should summarize the purpose and the rationale for the study. It should neither review the subject extensively nor contain data or conclusions of the study. 
  • Objectives (research purpose): The author (s) should declare the objectives/aims of the study in the end paragraph of the manuscript.
  • This section could also provide the expected results.
  • The introduction comprises (1) a research problem; (2) insight and problem-solving planning; (3) a summary of theoretical studies and the results of the present study (state of the art), related to the observed problems (gap analysis), and (4) research purpose.

 

Methods

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, one column, single line spacing, Left Indent 4,5 cm
  • This should include the exact method or observation or experiment. If an apparatus is used, its manufacturer's name and address should be given in parenthesis.
  • For established methods reference is needed but for the new methods enough information is required, therefore, it can be used afterward.
  • Generic name, dose, and administration type are required for the used medications.
  • Statistical methods and general computer programs (software) must be mentioned.
  • The used Info system should be clearly noted.
  • Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced.
  • Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.
  • Do not repeat the details of established methods.
  • The main materials must be written here: (1) research design; (2) samples or participants; (3) sample collection techniques; (4) instrumental development; and (5) data analysis techniques.

 

Results

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, one column, single line spacing, Left Indent 4,5 cm
  • It must be presented in the form of text, tables, and illustrations.
  • Text, tables, and illustrations must be cited in body text.
  • The contents of the tables should not be repeated in the text. Instead, a reference to the table number may be given.
  • Long articles may need sub-headings within some sections (especially the Results and Discussion parts) to clarify their contents.
  • The results of the study must be clearly concluded in answering the research questions. The discussion must: (1) answer the problem and research questions; (2) shows how the findings were obtained; (3) interpret the findings; (4) link findings with permanent knowledge structures.
  • Findings in the form of facts found in the field of research are integrated into previous research or present theories. This must be supported by reliable references.

 

Discussion

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, one column, single line spacing, Left Indent 4,5 cm
  • Discussion should emphasize the present findings and the variations or similarities with other related studies.
  • The detailed data should not be repeated in the discussion again.
  • It concentrates on the new and important aspects of the study and the achieved conclusions.
  • It must be mentioned that the initially considered hypothesis is true or false or no conclusions can be derived.

 

Conclusion

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, one column, single line spacing, Left Indent 4,5 cm
  • Presenting the last word on the issues and summarizing thoughts and conveying the larger implications of the study, demonstrating the importance of ideas, and introducing possible new or expanded ways of thinking about the research problem.
  • One well-developed paragraph is sufficient for a conclusion, although in some cases, a two-or-three paragraph conclusion may be required.
  • This part provides the summary of results and discussion which refers to the research aims. Thus, the new principal ideas, which are an essential part of the research findings, are developed.
  • Conclusions should answer the objectives of the research.

 

Acknowledgments (optional)

  • Font Calisto MT, size 11pt, one column, single line spacing, Left Indent 4,5 cm
  • Acknowledge anyone who provided intellectual assistance, technical help (including with writing and editing), or special equipment or materials.
  • Use this section to provide information about funding by including specific grant numbers and titles.

 

Funding Information (if applicable)

  • Font  Calisto MT, size 11pt, one column, single line spacing, Left Indent 4,5 cm
  • Should the research have received a funding grant then the grant provider and grant number should be detailed.

 

Competing interests

If any of the authors have any competing interests then these must be declared. A short paragraph should be placed before the references.  If there are no competing interests to declare then the following statement should be present: The author(s) has/have no competing interests to declare. If there are no competing interests, please add the below statement:

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.


References

  • All citations must be listed at the end of the text file, in alphabetical order of authors surnames.
  • Citation and reference writing is written using APA 7th Edition Style with more than 20 references.
  • We recommend that authors use reference manager systems (RMS) such as Mendeley, Zotero, or Endnote.