A Noon-Hour Discussion with Dr. Dorothy Andrews - Preparing Your Research For Scholarly Publication

By: Colin Couchman
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Drawing on her vast experience as an author of scholarly writing, a peer reviewer, and a journal editor, Dr. Dorothy Andrews (Faculty of Education, University of Southern Queensland) will lead a discussion on how to prepare your research for scholarly publication.

This brown bag event will take place on Wednesday, June 24, 2013, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Community Room (1139), Faculty of Education Building. All are welcome. Parking is free. Bring your lunch, and some refreshments will be provided.

This informal session will benefit graduate students from Education and other disciplinary fields, as well as others who may be relatively new to academic publishing. This noon-hour discussion will demystify the publication process and offer advice that will improve manuscripts prospects for publication. It will briefly overview the process of manuscript submission and peer review, describe some of the characteristics of strong manuscripts, and offer some suggestions for converting a dissertation into one or more journal articles.

Biography of Dorothy Andrews

Dorothy Andrews is Associate Professor and Director of the Leadership Research Institute, Faculty of Education, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. Her current research is focused on capacity building and organizational change. She is the current co-editor of Leading and Managing Journal. She has co-published 2 monographs over 35 articles, journals, and other publications.

Andrews is an active consultant, researcher, conference presenter, and valued member of numerous leadership and education associations. She is the recipient of numerous awards of distinction, including a national fellowship form the Australian Council of Leaders in 2011. For more information on Dorothy Andrews, including contact information, visit this link.

View the links below for a selection of Dorothy Andrews’ research in educational leadership

The Experience of a Professional Community: Teachers Developing a New Image of Themselves and Their Workplace (2010). Retrieved form http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00131880210135340#.Uel85Y2sh8E

Power to the Profession. (2006). Retrieved from http://www.eqa.edu.au/site/powertotheprofession.html

3-Dimensional Pedagogy-The Image of 21st Century Teacher Professionalism. (2003). Retrieved from https://eprints.usq.edu.au/3341/

More information on publications by Dorothy Andrews is available at http://apps.usq.edu.au/StaffSearch/default.aspx?staffsearchaction=showdetails&staffsearchusername=andrewsd