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Past event Part of series: Journal Peer Review: What are Journal Editors Looking for?

Journal Peer Review: The Case of an Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics Journal

Doctoral students and Early Career Researchers often struggle to navigate journal peer review (here are two BERA ECR Network podcasts (1)/(2) on the topic) because it is not a skillset that is explicitly and structurally incorporated into (post-)doctoral training and programmes. More often than not, junior researchers acquire the nitty-gritty of journal peer review through hands-on experiences, sometimes without the support of more experienced researchers. Bringing together journal editors of four leading international journals in the broad field of education, this webinar series adopts an in-depth, case study approach to pinpoint the dos’ and don’ts of journal peer review.

Speakers will share their experiences and narratives of editing their journals. In doing so, attendees are expected to gain a better understanding of the important topics related to journal peer review such as factors affecting editorial decisions, recommendations for how to respond to reviewers’ comments.

Programme:

10:30 Welcome & BERA Introduction
Dr Sin-Wang Chong, University of Edinburgh
10:35 The Case of an Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics Journal
Dr Jim McKinley, University Collage London
11:30 Q&A
12:00 Event Close

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Sin-Wang Chong, Dr

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at University of Edinburgh

Sin Wang Chong (PhD; SFHEA) is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Language Education at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include language and educational assessment, computer-assisted language learning, and qualitative...

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Jim McKinley, Dr

Associate Professor at University College London

Having grown up in the US, I completed my BA in English there and taught English in a junior high school. I then taught ESOL for many years in Japan and Australia, mainly in higher education. My journey into teaching in higher education started...

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