The advent of the Performance-based Research Fund has brought additional pressures on researchers and tertiary educators to publish. For many this is a daunting task. Using the extensive experience of a researcher and teacher educator; an editor; and a publisher, this book sets out to demystify the publishing process and make the writing-for-publication task seem “doable”.
Contents include: keys to getting published in journals; the publishing process and how to write a proposal and an abstract; what you can expect from your editor and what your editor can expect from you; the three stages of the review process–self-review, critical-colleague review, and publisher review; maximising the publishing potential of your research work.
Included also are many tips from some of New Zealand’s leading researchers and writers.
About the authors:
Bev Webber was Publishing Manager for the New Zealand Council for Educational Research
Paula Wagemaker is a freelance editor based in Christchurch
Ruth Kane is Director of Teacher Education at the University of Ottawa.