Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods

Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods

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

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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
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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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Professor Viktor Wang has brought leadership to the study of education. He has solidified scholars’ understanding of how to conduct research into the complexities of the learning process. Alongside the production of 240+ refereed publications, Dr. Wang has provided many opportunities for his peers and students to develop their scholarly capabilities and stimulated the research agendas of numerous colleagues. His reputation as an empirical and interpretive researcher has resulted in his receiving the 2016 Presidential Award for Exceptional and Innovative Leadership in addition to multiple institutional awards both at home and abroad.
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