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Author Guidelines


  1. Manuscripts must be original, have not been published previously in any scientific journal, not being submitted for publication elsewhere, and will not be submitted to any media during the review process unless the authors have officially withdrawn the manuscripts from Jurnal Pendidikan Fisika. The statement must be stated in a statement of originality and copyright release form (Form A). Jurnal Pendidikan Fisika uses Similarity Check powered by Turnitin to prevent any suspected plagiarism in the manuscripts.

  2. The type of the manuscript must be either the result of research (research article) or the result of review (review article)

  3. The journal is published 3 (three) times a year: January, April, and August.

  4. The editorial board has the authority to accept, return the manuscript for revision, and/or reject the submitted manuscript.

  5. If you have submission queries, please contact or download the template HERE

  6. Submitting manuscript using Online Submission System at Jurnal Pendidikan Fisika on the page ( after registering as an Author in the "Register" menu.



The article is a result of research or a conceptual study in physics education or in applied physics subject. The article submitted is written in standard English, starting from Volume 9 No. 1, 2021. The manuscript before Volume 9 No. 1 can be published in two choices of languages, Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Construct­ing an article can be done by using word pro­cessor “Microsoft Word,” by typing it in Times New Roman size 11, space 1,5, the article should be in the softcopy format of A4 paper size format. Margin: Top = 3 cm, bottom = 2.5 cm, left = 3.5 cm, right= 2.5 cm., formula and equation well-typed with Microsoft Equation, and the number of syllables in the article must not be more than 8000 words. The article can be sent an online submission.

The Systematic of Constructing Article Title

  1. The title is written in English.

  2. The title of the article is informative. Not too complex or too simple (8-15 words).

  3. It contains variables that can be re­searched and describes the whole content of the document.

  4. It does not contain mathematics formulas or non-standard abbreviations.

  5. The writer’s name (without academic title), completed by name and institution name, along with e-mail can.

Abstract and Keywords

  1. The abstract is typed briefly and densely about the most important ideas.

  2. The abstract contains the problems (if any), the research objectives, methods, results, and conclusion.

  3. It must be typed in English.

  4. Keywords contain the main and important words, 3-5 words


The Introduction part is integrated explained in the form of paragraphs, consisting of:

  1. Background or Rational Research

  2. Literature Review

  3. Research Objectives


Methods used should be accompanied by references; relevant modification should be explained. The Procedure to collect the data and the data analysis technique should be explained in detail.

Results and Discussion

Result and discussion are elaborated in the length of 60%-70% of the article. The result is the main part of the scientific article. It contains of:

  1. The result of the data analysis.

  2. The hypotheses test (if any).

  3. It can be completed by applying tables or graphics in order to make it clear verbally. Meanwhile, discussion is the main part of the whole article’s contents.

The objectives of the discussion are:

  1. To answer the research problems.

  2. To interpret all findings.

  3. To integrate all findings from the research to the collection of available knowledge.

  4. To arrange the new theories or to modify the available theories.

Conclusion and Suggestion

  1. It contains of the conclusion and the sug­gestion.

  2. The conclusion contains the answer of the problem questions.

  3. All Suggestions are reflected to the result of the research and are practical steps; it also mentions to whom and for what the result is used.

  4. It is written in the form of an essay, not in nu­merical data.


  1. It must be written completely, based on the references.

  2. It only contains of the referenced sources in the content.

  3. The number of main references is at least 20 (80% are research articles in journals or proceedings).

  4. The article must be referenced to the article included in “Jurnal Pendidikan Fisika.”

  5. The typing of the bibliography must be ac­cordiing to American Psychological Association 7th (APA 7th) Style (use Mendeley management reference).

For example:

Journal Article

Bancong, H., & Song, J. (2020). Exploring how students construct collaborative thought experiments during physics problem-solving activities. Science & Education, 29 (3), 491-512.


Brown, J. R. (2011). The laboratory of the mind: thought experiments in the natural sciences. New York, NY: Routledge.

Edited Book Chapter

Sorensen, R. (2016). Thought experiment and imagination. In A. Kind (Ed.), The routledge handbook of philosophy of imagination (pp. 420-436). London, England: Routledge.

Conference Proceeding

Game, A. (2020). Creative ways of being. In J. R. Morss, N. Stephenson & J.F. H. V. Rappard (Eds.), Theoretical issues in psychology: Proceedings of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology 2019 Conference (pp. 3-12). Sydney, Australia: Springer.

Published Thesis/Dissertation

Wahyuni, S. Y. (2019). Media epidemics: Viral structures in literature and new media  (Doctoral dissertatation, University of Muhammadiyah Makassar, Indonesia). ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Unpublished Thesis/Dissertation

Kuntoro, T. H. (2017). Development of an inquiry-based practicum module (Unpublished Doctoral dissertation). University of Muhammadiyah Makassar, Indonesia.

Internet Sources

Honeycutt, L. (2011, Maret). Communication and design course. Retrieved from


Depdikbud. (2013). Permendikbud nomor 66 tahun 2013 tentang standar penilaian. Jakarta, Indonesia: Departemen Pen­didikan dan Kebudayaan.



Author should first register as Author through the following address:

The author should fulfill the form as detail as possible where the star marked form must be entered. After all form textbox was filled, Author clicks on “Register” button to proceed the registration. Therefore, Author is brought to online author submission interface where Author should click on “New Submission”. In the Start a New Submission section, click on “’Click Here’: to go to step one of the five-step submission process”. The following are five steps in online submission process:

  1. Step 1 - Starting the Submission: Select the appropriate section of the journal. Thus, the author must check-mark on the submission checklists. An author should type or copy-paste Covering Letter in Letter to Editor.

  2. Step 2 – Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click Browse on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file (.doc/.docx) to be submitted, then click "Upload" button until the file has been uploaded. Do not upload cover letter and other supplementary files here.

  3. Step 3 – Entering Submission’s Metadata: In this step, detail authors metadata should be entered including marked corresponding author. After that, manuscript title and abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox including keywords.

  4. Step 4 – Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary file should be uploaded including Signed Copyright Transfer Agreement Form. Therefore, click on Browse button, choose the files, and then click on Upload button.

  5. Step 5 – Confirming the Submission:  Author should final check the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to JPF journal, click Finish Submission button after the documents are true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgment by email and will be able to view the submission’s progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site. 

After this submission, Authors who submit the manuscript will get a confirmation email about the submission. Therefore, Authors are able to track their submission status at any time by logging in to the online submission interface. The submission tracking includes a status of manuscript review and editorial process.


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.

Copyright Notice


Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.


Authors are free to:

1. Share: Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

2. Adapt: Remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as the authors follow the license terms, which include the following:

1. Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

2. ShareAlikeIf you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

3. No additional restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Jurnal Pendidikan Fisika  is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 500000.00 (IDR)

1. Every manuscript submitted to a Jurnal Pendidikan Fisika is free of charge.

2. If your manuscript is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication costs.

Transfer in Bank Syariah Mandiri account number: 7778882595 in the name Jurnal Pend Fisika Unismuh Makassar.

3. If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.

Active members of the Physical Society of Indonesia (PSI) will be given a discount of Rp. 100,000.