This online course is delivered by the Researcher Academy
The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February.
Target Audience: Late stage postgraduate research students
This is an online course which provides real and useful information about the journal acceptance process from experienced journal editors and published authors. Experts from approximately twelve different subject areas were interviewed to provide a number of video clips of approximately 1-4 minutes each.
Stages of the publication process and the responsibilities of an editor
How to select a journal to submit to and how to improve your chances in the early stages
What a peer reviewer does and how to respond to peer review comments constructively
The aim of this course is to provide researchers with information that will help them to increase their chances of successfully negotiating the journal submission and publication process.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
To be able to summarise the stages of the publication process
To assess relevant journals and select those most suitable
To evaluate journal requirements
To understand the duties of the editor and peer reviewer
To compose a positive response to peer review comments and adapt the submission accordingly
This is a standalone(self-study) online course.
This course is delivered entirely online via Moodle and is self-study. You may access the course as often as you like until the end of the academic year.