Publishing in Distance Education

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Presentation in the National Workshop on Research in Distance and Online Learning held between 23-27 November 2009.

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  • Publishing in Distance Education

    1. 1. Publishing in Distance Education Sanjaya Mishra
    2. 2. Why Publish? Not to... PERISH
    3. 3. Types of Publication CONFERENCE PAPER BOOK CHAPTER JOURNAL PAPER EDITED BOOK AUTHORED BOOK
    4. 4. Journal Types PRINT ONLINE PEER-REVIEWED NON-REFEREED PRINT PEER-REVIEWED NON-REFEREED
    5. 5. Perceived Rank of Journals Source: Holcomb et al, 2003. Rank Title of the Journal 1 Educational Technology Research and Development 2 Human Computer Interaction 3 Cognition and Instruction 4 Memory and Cognition 5 Journal of Educational Computing Research 6 Journal of Research on Computing in Education 7 American Journal of Distance Education 8 Quarterly Review of Distance Education 9 Journal of Computing in Higher Education
    6. 6. Where do educational technologists really publish? Source: Carr-Chellman, 2006 Rank Title of the Journal 1 Educational Technology Research and Development 2 Tech Trends 3 Journal of Educational Computing Research 4 Computers in Human Behaviour 5 Journal of Research on Computing in Education 6 Educational Technology 7 Journal of Learning Sciences 8 International Journal of Educational Telecommunications 9 Journal of Educational Technology Systems
    7. 7. Acceptance rate of select Journals Source: Price & Maushak, 2000 Title of the Journal Acceptance rate Circulation British Journal of Educational Technology 1300 Educational Technology 20% 3000 Journal of Educational Computing Research 11-20% <1000 Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 21-30% <2000 Journal of Research on Computing in Education 50% <3000 THE Journal 11-20% >25000 Tech Trends 40% >5000
    8. 8. Major Distance Education Journals Source: Price & Maushak, 2000  American Journal of Distance Education (print and online)  Asian Journal of Distance Education (online only)  Distance Education (print and online)  Distance et Savoirs (print only)  European Journal of Open and Distance Learning (online only)  Indian Journal of Open Learning (print and online)  International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (online and print)  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning (online only)  International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (online only)  Journal of Distance Education (print and online)  Open Learning (print and online)  Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration (online only)  Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (online only)
    9. 9. Some other related Journals • AACE Journal • ALT-J • Education+Training • Educational Media International • Instructional Science • Interactive Discourse • Interactive Learning Environments • International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology • International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning • International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design • International Journal on E-Learning • Journal of Computer Assisted Learning • Journal of Instructional Development • Learning, Media and Technology • Performance Improvement Quarterly • Quality Assurance in Education
    10. 10. Some Open Access Journals  Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology  Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education  E-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology  Electronic Journal of e-Learning  Interactive Educational Multimedia  International Journal of Education and Development using ICT  International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning  International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  International Journal of Open Educational Resources  International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education  Journal of Interactive Media in Education  Journal of Interactive Online Learning  Journal of Learning Design  Journal of Online Learning and Teaching  Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
    11. 11. Why papers get rejected?  Not suitable for journal's target audience  Poor topic choice  Inappropriate style  Poor writing  Poor quality research  Article too long  Indications of plagiarism Source: Newren, 1992.
    12. 12. Attributes of publishable materials  Significance and contribution of the study to our field  Quality of ideas, goals and intentions  Importance and relevance of the topics to its readers  Theoretical underpinnings and review of related literature  Methodological rigour  Coherence of the findings and discussions  Technical merit of the paper (publication style) Source: Naidu, 2005.
    13. 13. Dissemination of Research  A research report (print and/or online) and/or paper (case study, description, empirical research or literature review)  Consider conference presentation (during research progress) to get feedback and criticisms  Publish in refereed Journals by using feedback  Write in non-refereed journals for maximum readership of your work  Compile/edit a research monograph
    14. 14. Points to consider...  Find a problem worthy of research  Do comprehensive review of literature  Articulate the problems and issues to define questions and objectives  Develop appropriate tools to collect relevant data  Use ethical means to conduct the research  Record the events on day to day basis  Compile the data for analysis  Write the report in objective manner  Share finding in different channels
    15. 15. Conclusion/Discussion/Activity  Use Google to find possible journals to disseminate your findings  Review the author guidelines  Note the publication style, reference style

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