Writing For Conferences: A Handbook For Graduate Students And Faculty, 1st Edition

  • Leo A. Mallette
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  • ISBN-10: 0313394075
  • ISBN-13: 9780313394072
  • DDC: 808.042
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 229 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Due to the quick turnaround and oral presentation requirements, immediate feedback, and abundant networking opportunities, publishing at a conference event is a significantly more complex—and for many, more intimidating—proposition than traditional journal and book publishing. However, the additional benefits of successfully presenting your research project at a conference are well worth the effort.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction to Publishing at Conferences.
2: Advantages of Conference Publishing.
3: Conferences versus Other Forms of Publishing.
4: Expected Costs of Conference Publishing.
5: Publishing Rates.
6: Finding the Right Conference.
7: Finding Conferences.
8: Dissecting the Call for Papers.
9: The Conference Paper Submittal Timeline.
10: My First Steps.
11: The Solo-Authoring or Co-Authoring Decision.
12: Starting the Writing: The Abstract.
13: Genesis of Some Papers.
14: The Paper, Presentation, and Networking.
15: Writing Your Paper (in a Scholarly Way).
16: Preparing for the Presentation.
17: Giving the Presentation.
18: Networking at the Conference.
19: How to Be the Best Session Chair.
20: Reflections.
About the Authors.