Publication Workshop : Developing your work for (journal) publication Frances Bell Co-editor Research in Learning Technolo...
Aim <ul><li>An interactive session designed to help develop your skills and knowledge in relation to writing for publicati...
  Gestation or Night in <ul><li>Close colleagues: </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation/ feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Local peer re...
Who is your audience? Where should you publish? <ul><li>Looking at possible journals helps you imagine their audience bett...
Common Problems <ul><li>S  C  O  P  E </li></ul><ul><li>SCOPE </li></ul><ul><li>So what? </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge  gap ...
Coherence Abstract
Title <ul><li>Title  Audience </li></ul><ul><li>One approach is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it do what it says on the tin?...
Write about <ul><li>…  what interests  you </li></ul><ul><li>Whilst making sure you are likely to  attract an audience </l...
A few practical tips – or don’t annoy the editor! <ul><li>If you are not sure if your work fits the journal, can email abs...
<ul><li>ONE </li></ul><ul><li>- identify a research question, objective  </li></ul><ul><li>- write a title  (5 minutes) </...
<ul><li>Informal consultation….. </li></ul>And now!
Resources <ul><li>Emerald –  How to write effectively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We used today  http://www.emeraldinsight.com/a...
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Publication Workshop, University of Salford, July 27 2011
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  1. 1. Publication Workshop : Developing your work for (journal) publication Frances Bell Co-editor Research in Learning Technology http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09687769.asp Moira Mc Loughlin University of Salford
  2. 2. Aim <ul><li>An interactive session designed to help develop your skills and knowledge in relation to writing for publication in a journal </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to ask questions, review drafts </li></ul>
  3. 3.   Gestation or Night in <ul><li>Close colleagues: </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation/ feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Local peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Conference: </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation/ feedback </li></ul>Personal network: Blogging and comments Journal: Read content Check audience Offer to review Submit , and resubmit No such thing as failure
  4. 4. Who is your audience? Where should you publish? <ul><li>Looking at possible journals helps you imagine their audience better </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking about your audience helps you choose a journal outlet </li></ul><ul><li>Research research! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Common Problems <ul><li>S C O P E </li></ul><ul><li>SCOPE </li></ul><ul><li>So what? </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge gap </li></ul>
  6. 6. Coherence Abstract
  7. 7. Title <ul><li>Title Audience </li></ul><ul><li>One approach is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it do what it says on the tin? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rachael Jacobs. Aesthetic development in pre-service teacher education: An interdisciplinary dialogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search engine optimisation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternative approach: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catchy title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flying not flapping: a strategic framework for e-learning and pedagogical innovation in higher education institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check here – including the word Facebook seems to be quite a good idea http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/social-sciences/23/archive/33/ </li></ul>
  8. 8. Write about <ul><li>… what interests you </li></ul><ul><li>Whilst making sure you are likely to attract an audience </li></ul>Blogging Au Plein Air , after Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot by Mike Licht, NotionsCapital Man using iPad by C. Regina
  9. 9. A few practical tips – or don’t annoy the editor! <ul><li>If you are not sure if your work fits the journal, can email abstract to editor </li></ul><ul><li>Follow style and structure guidelines – word length, Headings, etc., citations, references </li></ul><ul><li>Check images (resolution, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Proof read before sending </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>ONE </li></ul><ul><li>- identify a research question, objective </li></ul><ul><li>- write a title  (5 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>- share with your neighbour, question, clarify, improve (5 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>TWO </li></ul><ul><li>- write an abstract (10 mins) - see handout </li></ul><ul><li>THREE </li></ul><ul><li>- swap with your neighbour, </li></ul><ul><li>read and feedback (10 mins) </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to Rhona Sharpe for this exercise </li></ul>1-2-3 - the ten minute abstract
  11. 11. <ul><li>Informal consultation….. </li></ul>And now!
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>Emerald – How to write effectively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We used today http://www.emeraldinsight.com/authors/guides/write/abstracts.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oxford University Press ACS Style Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewing a Manuscript for Publication Allen S. Lee </li></ul>

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