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Publishing Your Psychology Research : A guide to writing for journals in psychology and related fields - Dennis M McInerney

Publishing Your Psychology Research

A guide to writing for journals in psychology and related fields

Paperback Published: 1st August 2001
ISBN: 9781865083629
Number Of Pages: 160

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Dennis McInerney's Publishing Your Psychology Research has bridged a much needed gap in the research process literature, providing a well-oiled treaty from both insider and outsider perspectives as to what it takes to become a credible and published author.

Dr. Shawn Van Etten

Director of Institutional Research

Herkimer County Community College

State University of New York

Do you want to publish your psychology research in the 'best' journals? Whether you are new to the game or a seasoned researcher, Dennis McInerney shows you how to maximise your chances of publication from the very beginning of your research project.

Richly illustrated with tips and examples, Publishing Your Psychology Research demystifies the publication process. It explains how to design your research to ensure it has potential for publication, and how to write up your results into an effective article. It outlines what journal editors are looking for, how to select the appropriate journals to approach, and how to react to reviewers' feedback.

Publishing Your Psychology Research is an essential handbook for anyone interested in building a reputation as a researcher in their chosen field of psychology. is lead author of the widely used australian textbook, Educational Psychology: Constructing Learning (Pearson), and author of Helping Kids Achieve Their Best (Allen & Unwin). He has published many research papers in major international journals, revieww articles for scholarly journals and is series editor for Research on Sociocultural Influences on Learning and Motivation (Information Age Press).

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Quality in psychological research: What journal editors are looking for

2. Quality problems and issues in major types of research

3. Selecting a journal outlet and submitting your article

4. Writing your literature review for an effective article

5. Writing your method for an effective article

6. Writing results and discussions for an effective article

7. The review process I

8. The review process II

9. From thesis to journal article

Appendix

Index

ISBN: 9781865083629
ISBN-10: 1865083623
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st August 2001
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1