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WriteTEL: Session1


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WriteTEL: Session1

  1. 1. Introduction to writing and getting published in Technology-Enhanced Learning
  2. 2. WelcomeSession overview Length – 1 hour Presentations and activitiesGround Rules Raise hand for urgent questions Use chat for general questions and activities Arriving late/leaving early
  3. 3. Activity: getting to know youIn the text window, briefly say:Who are you?Where are you based?Why are you here?
  4. 4. Learning outcomesAt the end of this workshop, you will:be aware of a range of different potential publishing outlets;recognise what makes something worth publishing;be able to identify an appropriate outlet for your own work.
  5. 5. Where should I publish? (1)Places to publish:conference papersjournal articlesbook chaptersbooks
  6. 6. Where should I publish? (2)Scope of publishing outlet:general TELspecialist TELteaching and learningeducationsubject-based
  7. 7. Peer reviewThe process for establishing the academic value/credibility of research/publicationsTypes of review Double blind Blind Open/expertPeer review is not infallible
  8. 8. Some things to considerWho are your audience?What do you want to write about?Why are you the person to write it?What do you know about the field?What do you want to say?What evidence do you have to support your claims?
  9. 9. Activity: what makes a good paper?Please add your suggestions to the chat window, based on your own experiences.
  10. 10. My suggestions
  11. 11. Choosing a publishing outletWhat have you got to say?How much space do you need to say it?Narrow your options (publication format/type)Read previous publicationsWho are your audience?Talk to other people who publish
  12. 12. The anatomy of a callSeetypes of submission?deadlines?areas of interest?word limit?style guidelines?‘paper’ does not always mean ‘paper’