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Getting Published

Academic Publishing Success

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 360
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Macmillan Research Skills

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Paperback - 9780230392106

28 January 2015

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16 September 2017

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This comprehensive handbook will guide readers through the process of publishing their research. It helps readers to establish successful writing practices and habits which will enable them to write well, complete their work...

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This comprehensive handbook will guide readers through the process of publishing their research. It helps readers to establish successful writing practices and habits which will enable them to write well, complete their work to a high standard and have their work published. Drawing on her experience as a writer, editor and supervisor, Gina Wisker covers the practicalities of writing and provides tried-and-tested techniques for managing time, overcoming writer’s block and developing a confident academic voice.

This book is ideal for postgraduates, academics, researchers and professionals wishing to write effectively and share their work with others through academic publication.

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  • Equips readers with the skills to explore, develop and express their own ideas
  • Covers multiple forms of academic writing, including research for qualifications, conference papers, journals, books and online publications
  • Contains engaging activities and reflective tasks throughout to help readers develop sound writing habits and approach different forms of academic writing with confidence 

PART I: WHY WRITE? FORMS OF ACADEMIC WRITING AND HOW TO GO ABOUT WRITING THEM 1. Introduction
2. Why Are We Writing? Setting Up Effective Writing Practices, Managing Time, Space And Writing Energy
3. Writing For And Publishing In Academic Journals
4. Writing For And Publishing In Books
5. Writing For Academic Publication When English Is Not Your First Language
PART II: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PROCESS 6. Writing From Research And Practice Planning And Writing Different Parts Of The Thesis Or Article
7. Writing Literature Reviews And Thinking About Methodology And Methods
8. Writing Abstracts And Conclusions: Emphasising Meaning And Worth
9. Developing Good Writing According To Structures
10. Publishing From Your Phd
PART III: THE WRITING PROCESS AND YOU 11. Finding And Developing Your Voice In The Disciplines
12. Managing Time, Overcoming Blocks And Getting The Writing Done
13. Writing Creatively And Reflectively To Support Your Academic Writing For Publication
PART IV: LEARNING FROM FEEDBACK, AND PLAYING A FULL PART IN THE WORLD OF WRITING 14. Responding To Feedback
15. Turning Your Conference Presentation Or Paper Into A Publication
16. Writing For Online Outlets And Publications
17. Edited Books And New Editions
18. You're Not Alone Developing And Working With Writing Groups, Communities And Critical Friends
19. The Politics And Impact Of Writing For Academic Publication
Conclusion.
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Gina Wisker is Head of the Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Brighton, UK. She has written extensively about higher education as well as contemporary literature and her books include The Undergraduate Research Handbook, The Postgraduate Research Handbook and The Good Supervisor. She is editor of the journal Innovations in Education and Teaching International.

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Gina Wisker is Head of the Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Brighton, UK. She has written extensively about higher education as well as contemporary literature and her books include The Undergraduate Research Handbook, The Postgraduate Research Handbook and The Good Supervisor. She is editor of the journal Innovations in Education and Teaching International.

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