ERIC Number: ED420074
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Writing about Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Aspiring and Experienced Authors.
Jalongo, Mary Renck; McCracken, Janet Brown
Designed specifically for authors, both aspiring and experienced, who work with children and their teachers, this booklet offers advice for educators who want to write and publish professional articles or books. It examines the following eight topics: (1) what it means to be an author; (2) how to prepare to write: learning the craft of writing; (3) characteristics of high quality writing: writing well enough; (4) making time to write; (5) focusing on the topic; (6) where to find suitable outlets: type of publication, types of manuscripts; (7) fine-tuning a manuscript; and (8) what editors do: request peer review, communicate with authors, and oversee production. It also offers advice about ways to earn the acceptance of publishers. Contains an 18-item glossary and 86 references. (RS)
Descriptors: Editing, Professional Development, Scholarly Journals, Scholarly Writing, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Association for Childhood Education International, 17904 Georgia Avenue, Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832-2277; phone: 800-423-3563, fax: 301-570-2212 (members, $12; non-members, $15).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Childhood Education International, Olney, MD.