Editorial management: Practices working with remote and on-site editors

Editorial management: Experiences working with remote and on-site editors

Editage Insights works with ISMTE to bring good content to editors in the publishing industry. Once a month, Editage Insights shares the Editor’s Choice article from ISMTE’s member-only newsletter. Here’s a peek into ISMTE’s featured article for October.

Jennifer Deyton writes about the switches and growth J&J Editorial has experienced over the past several years and describes the challenges and benefits of finding a balance inbetween working and managing remotely and being able to collaborate in a collective brick-and-mortar office space. Continue reading Editorial management: Practices working with remote and on-site editors

The Cone Shaped Writing Method

The Cone Shaped Writing Method

What is the Cone Shaped Writing Method?

Surely there must be a better name, but I simply cannot think of one. I will concede that others who may have come up with a similar method, very likely have a cooler name – but I am at a loss. Be that as it may, the cone-shaped method of writing has worked wonders for me, so I thought I would share it with you. Continue reading The Cone Shaped Writing Method

The University of Sydney – Sydney Law School Learning And Training

The University of Sydney - Sydney Law School Learning And Teaching

How do I Write a Legal Essay?
Structure and Organisation

How you structure and organise your essay is just as significant as the research you have done. If your essay does not ‘flow’ or your material is introduced in a haphazard style, not even exhaustive research will improve your grade.

Title and sub-headings

The title of your essay is what grabs the reader very first. Continue reading The University of Sydney – Sydney Law School Learning And Training

Counterargument

Counterargument

When you write an academic essay, you make an argument: you propose a thesis and suggest some reasoning, using evidence, that suggests why the thesis is true. When you counter-argue, you consider a possible argument against your thesis or some aspect of your reasoning. This is a good way to test your ideas when drafting, while you still have time to revise them. Continue reading Counterargument

Disney, fearing a scandal, attempted to press journal to withdraw research paper

Disney, fearing a scandal, tried to press journal to withdraw research paper

he Walt Disney Company urged an academic journal to withdraw a nutritional examine of children’s meals at Disney World last fall — a investigate it had funded — amid a public backlash over corporate involvement in scientific research, according to freshly obtained emails.

Disney wasn’t worried about the study’s findings. Continue reading Disney, fearing a scandal, attempted to press journal to withdraw research paper

Webinar highlights: Using technology as a writing instrument

Webinar highlights: Using technology as a writing tool

This session was hosted as part of the Editage Korea webinar series.  Led by John McDonald, this session focused using technology (primarily MS Word) to assist the writing process.

The key concepts of this session included the following:

MS Word

MS Word is an industry-standard instrument. As such, Korean researchers need to understand that however HWP is useful in Korea its use is infrequent in other countries. Continue reading Webinar highlights: Using technology as a writing instrument