Rethinking academic publishing ๐Ÿซ

Rethinking academic publishing ๐Ÿซ

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๐ŸŽฏ Target Audience

This content would be most helpful to scholars and researchers who publish their work in academic journals and are frustrated with the barriers it imposes on impacting their field.

๐Ÿ“‹ Topics Covered

In the final installment of our trilogy on academic publishing, we discuss the future of academic publishing:

1. Where it's gone wrong,

2. How to address it, and

3. What scholars can do while we wait for these changes to become the norm.

๐Ÿ“„ Demystifying academic publishing: A Researcher's guide to ethical journals: https://www.thecuvette.org/pub/zy5kna35 (โฌ…๏ธ the infographic).

โŒš๏ธ Helpful Time Stamps:

00:00 - Intro

00:37 - The roots of toxic academic publishing

03:18 - Supplanting ethical publishing practices

05:34 - How will we pay for publishing reform?

11:11 - What can we do while reform becomes the norm?

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ Call to Action

Support alternatives to traditional academic publishers that don't paywall the work, charge authors to publish, subsume their intellectual property rights, or obscure the selection and peer review processes. Here are some examples:

* Science Education Research: https://www.thecuvette.org

* Pre-Print Reviews: https://prereview.org

* Directory of Open Access Journals: https://doaj.org

Feel free to post in the chat if you need any help finding a journal for your discipline:

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ About the Host

Dr. Rosa promotes equity in science education, challenging traditional norms and oppressive systems. She leads several organizations focused on empowering diverse educators and driving systemic improvements. Here, and through these organizations, she aims to foster a community of supportive educators who will transform science education and research.

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