Talking about …
Writing &
Publishing
Purdue University
October 20, 2010
http://viral-notebook.com
Why are you
publishing?
Writing should be a
challenge not a chore.
Writing is teaching.
Writing is learning.
"There is no such thing as good writing.
There is only good rewriting.”
– Harry Shaw
"Books are not written--they're rewri...
Fake it till you make it.
(No, not really.)
Follow models until you’ve
internalized the structures.
You are writing…
… a report of research.
(not a journal article or dissertation)
… a review of related
research.
(not a li...
Use a research cycle.
(…if it works for you.)
Study 3
Publish
Revise report
Submit for publication
Revise report
Present research
Write report
Conduct research
Publish
...
The Design of
Technology-
enhanced
Learning
Environments
Graphic &
Instructional
Designs to
Support
Learning
Key Learner
C...
Be familiar with the
journal’s articles.
(Because the reviewers will be.)
Consider an online/OA
journal
(Highest rigor v. Widest reach)
Sole author v.
Collaborations
Review manuscripts &
presentation proposals.
Consider a writing
circle.
Find out where your
“idols” are publishing.
(But don’t get hung up on where they
are publishing now. Maybe go back in
time...
Technical Details
Get the author guidelines for the
journal you are submitting to and
ensure your manuscript conforms
exac...
Technical Details
spealcheck! speelchek! Spellchec!
—from Randy VanVoorhis
Do not get discouraged with
feedback and or rejections.
The process is about
improvement. Reflect,
revise, and resubmit - ...
Revise & resubmit
as soon as you can.
Publishing = Persistence +
Perseverance.
— Dr. Janna Siegel-Robertson
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Writing & Publishing for Doc Students

  1. 1. Talking about … Writing & Publishing Purdue University October 20, 2010
  2. 2. http://viral-notebook.com
  3. 3. Why are you publishing?
  4. 4. Writing should be a challenge not a chore.
  5. 5. Writing is teaching. Writing is learning.
  6. 6. "There is no such thing as good writing. There is only good rewriting.” – Harry Shaw "Books are not written--they're rewritten.” – Michael Crichton "Good writing is essentially rewriting.” – Roald Dahl "I have never thought of myself as a good writer. . . . But I’m one of the world’s great rewriters.” – James Michener
  7. 7. Fake it till you make it. (No, not really.)
  8. 8. Follow models until you’ve internalized the structures.
  9. 9. You are writing… … a report of research. (not a journal article or dissertation) … a review of related research. (not a literature review)
  10. 10. Use a research cycle. (…if it works for you.)
  11. 11. Study 3 Publish Revise report Submit for publication Revise report Present research Write report Conduct research Publish Revise report Submit for publication Revise report Present research Study 2 Publish Revise report Submit for publication Study 1 Research Cycle
  12. 12. The Design of Technology- enhanced Learning Environments Graphic & Instructional Designs to Support Learning Key Learner Characteristi cs
  13. 13. Be familiar with the journal’s articles. (Because the reviewers will be.)
  14. 14. Consider an online/OA journal (Highest rigor v. Widest reach)
  15. 15. Sole author v. Collaborations
  16. 16. Review manuscripts & presentation proposals.
  17. 17. Consider a writing circle.
  18. 18. Find out where your “idols” are publishing. (But don’t get hung up on where they are publishing now. Maybe go back in time.)
  19. 19. Technical Details Get the author guidelines for the journal you are submitting to and ensure your manuscript conforms exactly to those guidelines. —from Dr. Dan Surry
  20. 20. Technical Details spealcheck! speelchek! Spellchec! —from Randy VanVoorhis
  21. 21. Do not get discouraged with feedback and or rejections. The process is about improvement. Reflect, revise, and resubmit - but maybe not at the same journal. — Dr. Chuck Hodges
  22. 22. Revise & resubmit as soon as you can. Publishing = Persistence + Perseverance. — Dr. Janna Siegel-Robertson

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