Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods

Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods

Victor C.X. Wang (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: December, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 582
ISBN13: 9781466674097|ISBN10: 1466674091|EISBN13: 9781466674103|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-7409-7

Description

For faculty to advance their careers in higher education, publishing is essential. A competitive marketplace, strict research standards, and scrupulous tenure committees are all challenges academicians face in publishing their research and achieving tenure at their institutions.

The Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods assists researchers in navigating the field of scholarly publishing through a careful analysis of multidisciplinary research topics and recent trends in the industry. With its broad, practical focus, this handbook is of particular use to researchers, scholars, professors, graduate students, and librarians.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Writing
  • Data Analysis
  • Knowledge Creation
  • Preparing Proposals
  • Publication Process
  • Qualitative Research
  • Quantitative Research
  • Survey Research
  • Technology-enhanced Learning

Reviews and Testimonials

Wang presents students, academics, librarians, and researchers with a collection of academic articles and essays, that together provide a comprehensive guide to navigating the field of scholarly publishing. The text analyzes multidisciplinary research topics and covers contemporary trends in the academic publishing industry. The main body of the text is organized in twenty-four chapters, covering academic writing, the publishing process, preparing proposals, data analysis, qualitative and quantitative research, and a variety of other related subjects. Victor C. X. Wang is a faculty member of Florida Atlantic University.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Victor C. X. Wang is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University. Thus far, Dr. Wang has published more than 230 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed.

Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing the International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a Columbia University Professor, Dr. Lyle Yorks and a doctoral student of Malcolm Knowles, Dr. John A. Henschke. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’s teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China. Personal Link: http://victorcxwangassociates.org/

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