Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia, Pascasarjana Universitas Negeri Gorontalo is an open access, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that is online publishes two times in a year. Is providing a platform for the researchers, academicians, professionals, practitioners, and students to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers, case studies, literature reviews and book reviews on linguistics, literature, and their teaching.

  • Linguistics: phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and critical discourse analysis
  • Literature: local literature studies, Indonesian literature, foreign literature studies, children literature, literature studies for character education, and other literature studies.
  • Teaching Indonesian language and literature: learning methods, learning materials, learning media, curriculum development, assessment,  information and communications technology in Indonesian language learning, language skills, and other Indonesian language learning analyses.

The editorial board would like to receive manuscripts submitted via online submission system. Authors hoping to publish research in this journal should make sure that the manuscripts meet the scope and submission guidelines of the journal.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia, Pascasarjana Universitas Negeri Gorontalo provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, copy, download, search, print, or distribute. All articles published by REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia are made immediately available worldwide under an open-access license. This means:

  • Everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published by REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia;
  • Everyone is free to re-use the published material if proper accreditation/citation of the original publication is given;
  • Open access publication is supported by publisher and the authors' institutes or research funding agencies so REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia waives all payment of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for accepted articles

Link to full-text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative.

Advantages of Open Access for Authors

The High Availability and Visibility of our open access articles is guaranteed through the free and unlimited accessibility of the publication over the Internet. Everyone can freely access and download the full text of all articles published with REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia readers of open access journals, i.e., mostly other researchers, do not need to pay any subscription or pay-per-view charges to read articles published by REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia. Open access publications are also more likely to be included in search engines and indexing databases.

The Higher Citation Impact of open access articles results from their high publicity and availability. Open access publications are demonstrably more frequently cited.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


License And Copyright Notice

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia. Copyright encompasses rights to reproduce and deliver the article in all form and media, including reprints, photographs, microfilms, and any other similar reproductions, as well as translations.

Editors of REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia make every effort to ensure that no wrong or misleading data, opinions or statements be published in the journal. In any way, the contents of the articles and advertisements published in REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia are the sole and responsibility of their respective authors and advertisers.

Users of this website will be licensed to use materials from this website following the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. No fees charged. Please use the materials accordingly.

Copyright @2021. REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia using the latest version of the CC-BY license, which grants authors the most extensive rights. All articles published by REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Sastra Indonesia be considered as having been released under Creative Commons Attribution License. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

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Publication Ethics

Every article submitted to the editor will be checked for plagiarism level and state that the article has a maximum similarity rate of 20%. The checking tools used are Crossref Similarity Check (iThenticate), Turnitin, or Plagiarism Checker.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge.

It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. This journal follows guidelines from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) facing all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct.

This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the Editor-in-Chief, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher.

Universitas Muhammadiyah Prof. Dr. Hamka as the publisher of REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities.

We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.

Publication decisions

The editor of the REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published.

The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions.

The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.


The Editors of REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the “Content”) contained in its publications. However, the Editors of REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the Content and disclaim all such representations and warranties whether express or implied to the maximum extent permitted by law. Any views expressed in this publication are the views of the authors and are not necessarily the views of the Editors of REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia.


Peer Review Process

REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia conducts a single-blind assessment conducted by at least two independent reviewers. The results of the review are in the form of a final acceptance/rejection decision by the editor in chief or other academic editors approved by the editor in chief. In addition to this, the editor-in-chief is also responsible for the approval of guest editors, special issue topics, and new editorial board members.

In processing manuscripts that are submitted to the radaksi table, the managing editor of the journal will conduct an initial check, namely the suitability of the received manuscript. When appropriate, the manuscript is then set up for a peer-review process conducted by independent experts and submits at least two review reports per manuscript (Double-blind). The results of this review are then given to the author to be revised according to expert input before the article gets a final decision. The final decision by the editor is made based on the recommendations of experts in the categories:

 We asked our authors for adequate revisions (with the second round of peer review if necessary) before a final decision was made. The final decision is made by the Editor. Each submitted article will be reviewed independently by two peer reviewers (Double-blind). Decisions for publication, amendment, or rejection are based on their reports/recommendations. After review, there will be four types of editor's decision based on the reviewer recommendation:

  • Accept Submissions: acceptance of submissions without revision.
  • Required revisions: acceptance of submissions with minor revisions.
  • Resubmit for Review: acceptance of submissions with resubmission, but with significant changes, submissions may be accepted. This will require a second round of review.
  • Resubmit Elsewhere: article rejection because the substance of the article is not by the field of science.
  • Refuse Submission: refusal of a manuscript to be published in a journal.
  • View Comments: see feedback from reviewers for the Editor.


The results of the review articles by reviewers will be notified to the author via email. Authors are allowed to revise their articles based on the suggestions of reviewers (and editors) no later than 10 weeks after the email notification.

All submitted articles will be checked for authenticity to prevent plagiarism by using the Plagiarism Checker anti-plagiarism software, Turnitin 

All articles published in Imajeri: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia are open access by following the Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY) license. The Full License can be found here.


Guidelines for Authors


REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia is a peer-reviewed journal publishing original research. Please see the journal's Aims & Scope for information about its focus, publishing ethics. and peer-review policy. This journal only publishes manuscripts in Indonesia and English. REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia accepts the following types of article: original articles and reviews. Peer review follows a number of stages, beginning with submitting your article to a journal. At this first stage, the journal editor will decide if it’s suitable for the journal, asking questions such as:

  1. Has the author followed the journal’s guidelines?
  2. Is this the right journal for this article?
  3. Will the journal’s readers find it interesting and useful?

The editor might reject the article immediately, but otherwise, it will move to the next stage, and into peer review.

Peer Review

Imajeri: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia is committed to peer-review integrity and upholding the highest standards of review. Once your paper has been assessed for suitability by the editor, it will then be double-blind peer-reviewed by independent peers within the relevant field. We believe in the integrity of peer review with every journal we publish ascribing to the following statement:

All published research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening, anonymous refereeing by independent expert referees, and consequent revision by article authors when required.

Submission 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.

  • An overview of this journal can be found on Aims & Scope to determine the suitability of your manuscript
  • Downloadable Microsoft Word templates to customize your manuscript.
  • use of pictures, data, and reference formats that have been written in the rules of writing academic articles;
  • All authors in the article agree to the contents of the submitted manuscript.
  • The article has never been published and is also not in the process of being reviewed
  • Manuscripts in Indonesian or English with delivery files must be in Microsoft Word document file format (doc./docx. Or RTF)
  • The manuscript contains the background and research objectives, related studies, problem-solving methods, results and discussions, conclusions, and a list of references.
  • The author does not incur costs in the publishing process or after the article is published. See details about APC.

Format of Articles

Font and Paper

use Times New Roman, A4, single-line spaced.


No more 16 words, bold, 14pt, Left alignment with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns

Author and Affiliation

Full names without academic titles and degrees, are written in capital letters. Font size 10pt. Affiliates are written in full (department, institution, city, and country). Manuscripts written by groups need to be supplemented with complete email addresses of all the authors. 


Abstract contains background and research objectives, methods, results, and conclusions written with information such as examples in the template. For Indonesian texts, abstracts must be written in two languages, Indonesian and English. Font size 10pt.


Please give three to six keywords that are relevant to the topic. Font size 10pt.

Body Text

Articles must fill no more than 16 pages, and Letters not more than 5 pages. Manuscripts are written with Times New Roman, 12 pt, one columns


Figures should be high quality (1200 dpi for line art, 600 dpi for grayscale and 300 dpi for color, at the correct size). Description of the figure is written under the image with single space and font size 12 pt. Please supply an original image.


Tables should present new information rather than duplicating what is in the text. Readers should be able to interpret the table without reference to the text. Please supply editable files (.xls format).


This section could also provide the expected results. The introduction must be written in single line spacing. The introduction comprises of: (1) research problem; (2) insight and problem solve planning; (3) 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 aims.


Methods should make readers be able to reproduce the experiment. 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. Basically, this section describes the way the research was done. The main materials must be written here: (1) research design; (2) population and samples; (3) sample collection techniques and instrumental development; (4) data analysis techniques.

Results and Discussion

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) interpreting the findings; (4) linking 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.


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.


Citation and reference writing is written using APA 6th Edition Style.


The author must write an article in accordance with journal format, as in the template of this journal (link).

Reviewer guidelines

Benefits of Imajeri: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia Volunteer Reviewers

Peer review is an essential part of the publication process, ensuring that Imajeri: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia maintains high-quality standards for its published papers. Reviewing is often an unseen and unrewarded task. We are striving to recognize the efforts of reviewers.

When reviewing for Imajeri you will:

  1. Are included in the journal’s annual acknowledgment of reviewers.
  2. Receive a personalized reviewer certificate and SK.
  3. Can build your profile on Publons and have your reviewing activity automatically added for participating journals. Publons profiles can also be integrated with ORCID.

Invitation to Review

Manuscripts submitted to Imajeri: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia are reviewed by at least two experts. Reviewers are asked to evaluate the quality of the manuscript and to provide a recommendation to the external editor on whether a manuscript can be accepted, requires revisions or should be rejected.

We ask invited reviewers to:

  1. Accept or decline any invitations quickly, based on the manuscript title and abstract.
  2. Request an extension in case more time is required to compose a report.

As part of the assessments, reviewers will be asked:

  1. To rate the originality, significance, quality of the presentation, scientific soundness, interest to the readers, overall merit and Indonesian language of the manuscript;
  2. To provide an overall recommendation for the publication of the manuscript;
  3. To provide a detailed, constructive review report.

Confidentiality and Anonymity

Reviewers should keep the content of the manuscript, including the abstract, confidential. Reviewers must inform the Editorial if they would like a student or colleague to complete the review on their behalf.

Imajeri: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia operates a double-blind peer review. Reviewers should be careful not to reveal their identity to the authors, either in their comments or in metadata for reports submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format. In all other cases, review reports are considered confidential and will only be disclosed with the explicit permission of the reviewer.

Note that, as the reviewer, you will have access to other reviewers' reports via the online submission system after you have submitted your report.


Plagiarism Policy

Authors must not use the words, figures, or ideas of others without attribution. All sources must be cited at the point they are used, and the reuse of wording must be limited and be attributed or quoted in the text. Imajeri: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia uses Crossref Similarity Check (iThenticate), Turnitin or Plagiarism Checker to detect submissions that overlap with published and submitted manuscripts. Editors can see our Similarity Check page for more information on how to interpret these reports. The manuscript that can be reviewed by Reviewers after completing the attachment of Plagiarism software and stated that article at least 20% is the origin.

The Editors will run plagiarism check using Plagiarism software for the submitted manuscripts before sending it to reviewers. We do not process any plagiarised contents. If a manuscript has over 20% of plagiarism based on the result of Plagiarism software, we will send back the manuscript to the author to be revised for the plagiarised contents. 


Author Fees

REDUPLIKASI: Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan Bahasa Indonesia publishes all articles in full open access under a Creative Commons (CC BY) license. There is no fee for each manuscript submitted to the editorial staff. Article Submission: 0.00 (USD) Articles Denied: 0.00 (USD) Article Processing Fee (APC): 0.00 (USD)