Formatting Guidelines

Article Formatting Guideline

Title Page

  • Title (Provide a concise and informative title)
  • Author (s): List the full name of all authors.
  • Affiliation (s): Provide the institutional affiliation(s) of each author.
  • Running head: Include an abbreviated version of the title for the running head.
  • Corresponding Author: Indicate the contact information of the corresponding author.
  • Word Count: Specify the total word count of the manuscript, excluding abstract and references.


  • Provide a concise summary of the study, including the objective, methodology, key findings, and implications.
  • Limit the abstract to 200-250 words.
  • Include 3-5 keywords that represent the main themes of the study.


  • Provide an overview of the research topic, its significance, and the research question or objective.
  • Include a brief of relevant literature to contextualize the study.
  • Clearly state the hypothesis or research question


  • Sample: Describe the characteristics of the participants, including sample size, demographics, and inclusion/exclusion criteria.
  • Measures: Provide details about the measures used in the study, including scales, questionnaires, or other instruments. Include information about their reliability and validity.
  • Procedure: Explain the procedure followed in the study, including the data collection method, experimental design (if applicable), and any ethical considerations.


  • Present the findings of the study in a clear and organized manner.
  • Use tables, figures, or graphs as appropriate to present the data.
  • Provide statistical analyses, including descriptive statistics and inferential tests.


  • Interpret the results and relate them to the research questions of the hypothesis.
  • Discuss the implications of the findings and their research alignment with previous research.
  • Address limitations of the study and suggest directions for future research.


  • Summarize the main findings and their implications in a concise manner.
  • Restate the significance of the study and its contribution to the field.
  • Avoid introducing new information or references in the conclusion.


  • List all the references cited in the manuscript following the APA format guidelines.