ERIC Number: ED394399
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
The Politics and Processes of Scholarship. Contributions to the Study of Education, Number 66.
Moxley, Joseph M., Ed.; Lenker, Lagretta T.
The 21 essays in this collection resulted from a conference on needed changes to the faculty reward system and present a broader view of what should be honored as legitimate scholarly work and the role of publication. Papers are grouped in four sections on: (1) postmodern conceptions of scholarship; (2) scholarship in the late age of print; (3) promoting grant writing; and (4) promoting scholarly publishing. The papers are: (1) "Avoiding the 'Research versus Teaching' Trap: Expanding the Criteria for Evaluating Scholarship" (Richard C. Gebhardt); (2) "Disciplinary Association and the Work of Faculty" (Robert M. Diamond); (3) "Talking about Research: Are We Playing Someone Else's Game?" (Elizabeth S. Blake); (4) "A Reexamination of Views of Scholarly Publishing and Our Expectations of Faculty Productivity in Light of Federal Government Support" (Maggie Johnson and David Watt); (5) "Prospects for a Revaluation of Academic Values" (Morton Winston); (6) "The Dialectic of Feminism and Scholarship" (Patsy P. Schweickart); (7) "The Scholarly Journal and the Intellectual Sensorium" (Ralph Norman); (8) "Academic Publishing and New Technologies: Protecting Intellectual Property Is the Key" (James Lichtenberg); (9) "All Information Is Already in Formation: The Internet and the Future of Learned Journals" (R. A. Shoaf); (10) "Prototypes: New Forums for Scholarship in 'The Late Age of Print'" (Todd Taylor and David Erben); (11) "Pulling Out the Rug: Technology, Scholarship, and the Humanities" (Paul LeBlanc); (12) "The Physicality of Research: Typesetting, Printing, Binding, Fulfillment, Storage, and Academic Snobbery" (George Simson); (13) "Communities of Scholarship in the Electronic Age" (Douglas Harper); (14) "Old Solutions to New Problems: Looking to Renaissance Texts for Strategies of Hypertext Composition" (Richard Smyth); (15) "Developing and Supporting Faculty Grant Success: Building Research Capacity at Medium-Size Colleges and Universities" (Sandra Featherman); (16) "Publishing, Proposing, and Progressing" (W. A. Sibley); (17) "Characteristics of Successful Institutional Grants" (Robert A. Lucas); (18) "Adam Smith's Rules for Writers" (Robert Boice); (19) "The Role of the Scholarly Editor" (Brian J. Thompson); (20) "Active Mentorship in Scholarly Publishing: Why, What, Who, How" (Terri Frongia); and (21) "Mentoring and the Art of Getting Dissertations Published" (Fredric G. Gale). An annotated bibliography of 93 academic publishing sources is also provided. (Most papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Promotion, Faculty Publishing, Feminism, Grants, Grantsmanship, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Intellectual Property, Internet, Postmodernism, Productivity, Publish or Perish Issue, Scholarly Journals, Scholarship, Technological Advancement, Technology
Greenwood Publishing Group, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($55).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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