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Peer Review
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 249

Peer Review

While much literature has sprouted on peer review, this is the first book-length, wide-ranging study that utilizes methods and resources of contemporary philosophy. It covers the tension between peer review and the liberal notion that truth emerges when ideas proliferate in the marketplace of ideas; arguments for and against blind review of submissions; the alleged conservatism of peer review; the anomalous nature of book reviewing; the status of non-peer-reviewed publications; and the future of peer review.

Editorial Peer Review
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 342

Editorial Peer Review

This book is the first to provide an in-depth analysis of the peer review process in scholarly publishing. Author Weller offers a systematic review of published studies of editorial peer review in the following broad categories: general studies of rejection rates, studies of editors, studies of authors, and studies of reviewers. The book concludes with an examination of new models of editorial peer review intended to enhance the scientific communication process as it moves from a print to an electronic environment.

Peerless Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 267

Peerless Science

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1990
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  • Publisher: SUNY Press

This book examines the structure and operation of peer review as a family of quality control mechanisms and looks at the burdens placed on the various forms of peer review. Assuming that peer review is central to the functioning of U.S. science policy, Chubin and Hackett explore the symbolic and practical value of peer review in the making, implementing, and analysis of this policy.

Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 190

Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-08-23
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Ite(tm)s not easy getting published, but everyone has to do it. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals presents an insidere(tm)s perspective on the secret business of academic publishing, making explicit many of the dilemmas and struggles faced by all writers, but rarely discussed. Its unique approach is theorised and practical. It offers a set of moves for writing a journal article that is structured and doable but also attends to the identity issues that manifest on the page and in the politics of academic life. The book comprehensively assists anyone concerned about getting published; whether they are early in their career or moving from a practice base into higher education, or more experien...

Science policy council handbook peer review.
  • Language: en
Peer Reviews in Software
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 232

Peer Reviews in Software

A practical introduction to peer reviews. It covers different methods of peer review, from the formal method of inspection to other less formal methods, and addresses the cultural and practical aspects of both. It presents the reader with a flexible set of approaches that they can use to meet their quality improvement goals. Whether they are performing inspection or other less formal methods of peer review, software development professionals should be able to use this text as a guide to learn from the experience of others and conduct more effective reviews.

Grants Peer Review
  • Language: en

Grants Peer Review

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1978
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Peer Review in the National Science Foundation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 193
Peer Review of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 219

Peer Review of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Incorporating both theoretical and practical perspectives, this volume of papers explores varied aspects of peer review of teaching in higher education. The section on theory features contributions from academics based in Europe, North America and Australia. It provides a number of models demonstrating ways in which collegial peer commentary can enhance the quality of learning and teaching. The chapters examine in detail the importance of communication and leadership, and deploy evidence from one-on-one interviews that evince the value of considering collegiality, emotions, attitudes, and spaces in peer review. The analysis shows how these factors are central to the ways in which lecturers a...