IntroductionEthical research and publication practices are essential for fair scholarly and scientific research. Most journals today are keenly aware of this: they create policies1-6 on these issues and expect authors to “be aware of, and serve with, best practice in publication ethics”5.This article discusses two widespread and related publishing practices that are considered unethical—duplicate publication and simultaneous subordination. It draws on definitive international publication ethics guidelines.7-10 Duplicate publication Related video: The benefits of a Masters degree in Creative Writing and English Literature

Lesson Introduction (Five minutes) Draw a large heart on the chart paper with a marker. Explain to your students that they will write meaningful topics and keep these topics in their desks for the entire year to refer back to when they can’t think of things to write about. Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (Ten minutes) Model the process of thinking of ideas to put in your writing heart. Display examples of adding family members, pets, and beloved things to do such as read, run, and travel. Explain that once half of the writing heart is packed in, it can be decorated. Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (Five minutes) Invite a few students to share what they would add to their writing hearts. Ask[…]

Case: An author received an email from a journal inviting him to submit an article, with a promise that it would be published within a month of obedience. The author was tempted by the brief publication time. Additionally, on checking the journal website, he found that the journal had a high influence factor. He determined to submit his article to this journal. Within two weeks of conformity, the author received a letter of acceptance from the journal. However, the letter was not accompanied by reviewer comments. On inquiring about the reviewer comments, the journal gave an evasive reply, telling that the author would receive them later. The page proofs arrived soon after, along with an invoice from the journal charging[…]

Can you describe your career in brief? What did you major in? How did you determine to become a professional editor? I studied Zoology at Bristol University in the UK (1993–1996). During this time, I participated in sea turtle research in Greece, in addition to wildlife rehabilitation work in Greece and the UK. Following the completion of my studies, I continued conservation and consultancy work, primarily in the field of marine and coastal ecology (1996–to date). I developed my own PhD research (2006–2010), and was supervised by university professors in Greece (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Ioannina) and the UK (Swansea University), obtaining funding from a broad range of internationally available sources. During this time, I developed[…]

Links verified on Four/24/2017 Fire Prevention – Facts and tips for families to be ready in the event that there is a fire emergency in the home. Fire Prevention Guide – Home Advice Guide Fire Safety – Songs and activities. Fire Safety Checklist – a checklist of things to consider in the bathroom, kitchen, family room and the living room Fighting Fires – Take a virtual tour. All inclusive site with virtual interaction, audio for text parts, interactive games, cut-outs to print and more. Different types of clothing for different types of fires are also included under the extras category along with pictures of firefighters in activity. Fire Safety with Hershey the Fire Dog – Activity books included. Fire Safety[…]

Contents of Curriculum Unit 04.02.01: Narrative Introduction Section I The Genre of Fairy Tales Section II Fairy Tales with Princes, Princesses and Magical Transformations Section III — Fairy Tales with Dragons Section IV — Fairy Tales with Kind, Talking Animals Section V — Writing a Fairy Tale Lesson Plan I Lesson Plan II Lesson Plan III Teacher Bibliography Student Bibliography Fairy tales from all over the world hold fine appeal for children of all ages and backgrounds. They are stories packed with magic, high escapade, humor, gripping suspense and lavish settings. They permit children to identify with the hero or heroine in the arduous battle against evil where the ‘good guy’ usually wins in the end. Multicultural fairy tales share[…]