The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-03-22
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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There is a need for a resource that focuses on writing for publication that discusses the components of a manuscript, types of manuscripts, and the submission process. This groundbreaking book fills that need and includes information on how to develop writing skills by offering guidance on becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer and outlining what makes a good review. It shows how to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The book offers on developing a manuscript suitable for publication in scholarly journals including tips on follow through with editors, rejection, and rewrites and re-submittals.

Author Biography

Tonette S. Rocco is associate professor of the Adult Education and Human Resource Development Program at Florida International University and coeditor of New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. Tim Hatcher is associate professor of Human Resource Development and Adult Education at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, and former editor of Human Resource Development Quarterly.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
About the Editorsp. xvii
About the Authorsp. xix
Becoming A Published Scholarp. 1
Reasons to Write, Writing Opportunities, and Other Considerationsp. 3
Publishing in Peer-Reviewed and Nonrefereed Journals: Processes, Strategies, and Tipsp. 13
Learning to Write: Wisdom from Emerging Scholarsp. 26
Scholarly Reading as a Model for Scholarly Writingp. 44
Working with Tensions: Writing for Publication During Your Doctoratep. 62
The Process of Transforming the Dissertation or Thesis into Publicationp. 75
Improving Writing Techniquesp. 89
Writing with Authority: Pitfalls and Pit Stopsp. 91
Finding Voice: Appreciating Audiencep. 102
Creating a Whole from the Parts: Qualities of Good Writingp. 115
Developing a Research Problem and Purpose Statementp. 125
Preparing Scholarly Manuscriptsp. 143
Writing a Literature Reviewp. 145
Increasing the Odds of Publishing a Qualitative Manuscriptp. 161
Increasing the Likelihood of Publishing Quantitative Manuscriptsp. 179
Writing Research Articles Using Mixed Methods: Methodological Considerations to Help You Get Publishedp. 191
Writing Theory, Conceptual, and Position Articles for Publicationp. 209
Creating and Publishing Nonrefereed Manuscripts: How to Write Editorials and Book Reviewsp. 222
Reflecting on the Writing and Publishing Processp. 237
Why Writers Should Also Be Reviewersp. 239
Addressing Feedback from Reviewers and Editorsp. 251
International and Cross-Cultural Issues in Scholarly Publishingp. 262
Working with Coauthorsp. 274
Writing as Mentoringp. 293
Resources: Further Reading for Scholarly Writingp. 311
Indexp. 325
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