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ERIC Number: ED517896
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 368
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4703-9335-2
The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing
Rocco, Tonette S.; Hatcher, Tim; Creswell, John W.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
"The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing" is a groundbreaking resource that offers emerging and experienced scholars from all disciplines a comprehensive review of the essential elements needed to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The authors discuss the components of different types of manuscripts, explain the submission process, and offer readers suggestions for working with editors and coauthors, dealing with rejection, and rewriting and resubmitting their work. They include advice for developing quality writing skills, outline the fundamentals of a good review, and offer guidance for becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer. This book is divided into four parts. Part I, Becoming a Published Scholar, contains the following: (1) Reasons to Write, Writing Opportunities, and Other Considerations (Tonette S. Rocco); (2) Publishing in Peer-Reviewed and Nonrefereed Journals: Processes, Strategies, and Tips (Gary J. Skolits, Ralph G. Brockett and Roger Hiemstra); (3) Learning to Write: Wisdom from Emerging Scholars (Claire Kostopulos Nackoney, Sunny L. Munn and Jesus Fernandez); (4) Scholarly Reading as a Model for Scholarly Writing (Mike Wallace and Allison Wray); (5) Working with Tensions: Writing for Publication During Your Doctorate (Alison Lee and Claire Aitchison); and (6) The Process of Transforming the Dissertation or Thesis into Publication (Anthony H. Normore). Part II, Improving Writing Techniques, contains the following: (7) Writing with Authority: Pitfalls and Pit Stops (Erwin H. Epstein); (8) Finding Voice: Appreciating Audience (Monica Lee); (9) Creating a Whole from the Parts: Qualities of Good Writing (Andrea D. Ellinger and Baiyin Yang); and (10) Developing a Research Problem and Purpose Statement (Ronald L. Jacobs). Part III, Preparing Scholarly Manuscripts, contains the following: (11) Writing a Literature Review (Susan Imel); (12) Increasing the Odds of Publishing a Qualitative Manuscript (Tonette S. Rocco and Maria S. Plakhotnik); (13) Increasing the Likelihood of Publishing of Quantitative Manuscripts (Isadore Newman and Carole Newman); (14) Writing Research Articles Using Mixed Methods: Methodological Considerations to Help You Get Published (Isadore Newman, David Newman and Carole Newman); (15) Writing Theory, Conceptual, and Position Articles for Publication (Gary N. McLean); and (16) Creating and Publishing Nonrefereed Manuscripts: How to Write Editorials and Book Reviews (Tim Hatcher and Kimberly S. McDonald). Part IV, Reflecting on the Writing and Publishing Process, contains the following: (17) Why Writers Should Also Be Reviewers (Robert Donmoyer); (18) Addressing Feedback from Reviewers and Editors (Stephen D. Brookfield); (19) International and Cross-Cultural Issues in Scholarly Publishing (AAhad Osman-Gani and Rob Poell); (20) Working with Coauthors (Ann I. Nevin, Jacqueline S. Thousand and Richard A. Villa); (21) Writing as Mentoring (Bradley C. Courtenay, Ronald M. Cerveron and John M. Dirkx); and (22) Resources: Further Reading for Scholarly Writing (Maria S. Plakhotnik and M. Brad Shuck). An index is also included. [Foreword by John W. Creswell.]
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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