Author: In form: Full name of author(s) with email address and institution.
Title: Title case only.
Abstract: Up to 250 words. Provision of abstract is essential. Papers in Malay should also have an abstract in English
Keywords : Maximum of five keywords. Papers in Malay should have keywords too.
Biodata: Approximately 50 words in length.
In Microsoft Word, choose Page setup
Top 25.4 mm, Bottom 25.4 mm
Left 31.7 mm, Right 31.7 mm
Gutter 0, Gutter Position left
Width 215.9 mm
Height 279.4 mm
Header 12.7 mm
Footer 12.7 mm
Vertical alignment: Top
***If you are using Microsoft Word 2007, to change from inches to mm, go to ‘Word Options’, then ‘Advanced’, then ‘Display’. Change ‘Show measurements in units of’ from inches to millimeters.
Text – all in Times New Roman, Font 12 unless stated otherwise (see below).
Line spacing 1.0. Justified.
Title of paper
Title Case, Bold
Example of title case: An Assessment Of ESL Learners Proficiency: A Case Study
Times New Roman Font 14
Name of author(s)
Name (italics)- Maslida Yusof
E-mail address (italics) (Type the e-mail address and press ‘enter’. A blue line should appear).
Times New Roman Font 11
*Note: The first author is usually the corresponding author.
Times New Roman Font 12, bold
For papers in Malay – abstrak in Malay should come first, then abstract in English
(in Malay for papers in Malay) – five katakunci.
For papers in English
Times New Roman Font 12, bold.
(in English for papers in English) – five keywords
Heading of paper (equivalent to 1.0)
Times New Roman Font 12, Drop caps, bold
Sub-heading of paper (equivalent to 1.1)
Times New Roman Font 12, Sentence Case, bold
Example of sentence case – Conclusion and implication
Sub-sub-heading of paper (equivalent to 1.1.1)
Times New Roman Font 12, Sentence Case, do not bold
The first reference
First row, No indent
Second row, Hanging indent – Press on the ‘space bar’ 12 times.
The second reference (just follow like the first reference).
List of references
Bennet, C. D. (1975). Spatial and temporal uses of English prepositions: An essay in stratificational semantics. London: Longman Group Ltd.
(There is one space between initials of author).
A book (Malay writer)
Asmah Haji Omar (2004). Penyelidikan, pengajaran dan pemupukan bahasa. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
(Full names of Malay, Chinese and Indian authors should be used).
Byong-Seon Yang. (1994). Morphosyntactic phenomena of Korean in role and reference grammar: Psych-verb constructions, inflectional verb morphemes, complex sentences, and relative clauses. Unpublished Ph.D thesis. New York: State University of New York at Buffalo.
(Note the first capital letter after the colon in the title).
Chapter in a book (in Malay)
Maslida Yusof (2007). Struktur semantik Preposisi ‘Bertujuan’: Satu analisis berdasarkan korpus. In Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin, Imran Ho Abdullah & Idris Aman (Eds.), Linguistik: Teori dan aplikasi (pp. 152-166). Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Chapter in a book (in English)
Grossman, P., Wilson, S., & Shulman, L. (1989). Teachers of substance: The subject matter knowledge of teachers. In M. Reynolds (Ed.), The Knowledge Base for Beginning Teachers (pp. 23-36). New York: Pergamon.
(Note In M. Reynolds, and not In Reynolds, M.)
Celce-Murcia, M., Dornyei Z., & Thurrell, S. (1997). Direct approaches in L2 instruction: A turning point in communicative language teaching? TESOL Quarterly, 31(1), 141-152.
(Note that the volume of the journal is in italics. The issue number is in brackets).
Online papers/ information
Jabatan Hal Ehwal Orang Asli. (2009). Orang Bateq. (Online) Retrieved 14 July 2009, from http://www.jheoa.gov.my.
(Note the word Online in brackets).
Cynx, J., Williams, H., & Nottebohm, F. (1992). Hemispheric differencesin avian song discrimination. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 89, 1372-1375.
(Note the Proceedings is in italics and Volume number is in italics too).
Retrieved 7 October 2008, from http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/mylarge.htm
The title of the table is centred - above the table
e.g. Table 1: Assessment of ……………………. (for papers in English)
Jadual 1: Penempatan pelajar………………. (for papers in Malay)
The title is centred - below the figure.
e.g. Figure 1: Students’ participation……………. (for papers in English)
Rajah 1: Gender pelajar ……………………. (for papers in Malay)
About the authors (for papers in English)
Insert a short biodata of authors in English according to names that appear accordingly after the title of paper (a maximum of 50 words only for each author).
e.g. Mansor Ahmad (Ph.D) is …….
Penulis (for papers in Malay)
Insert a short biodata of authors in Malay according to names that appear accordingly after the title of paper (a maximum of 50 words only for each author)
e.g. Zaidah Ali (Ph.D) adalah …….