Call for Chapters: Call for Chapters: Practice-Based and Practice-Led Research for Dissertation Development

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Call for Papers
January 13, 2020 to February 18, 2020
Iowa, United States
Subject Fields: 
Research and Methodology

This collection is for doctoral scholars and doctoral research supervisors of practice-based or practice-led dissertation research for current research insights and examples of dissertation research specific to U.S. practitioner doctoral programs. While this is not a “how to” guide, the text will illustrate the latest uses of practitioner research and highlight current findings for the dissemination and use of practice-based and practice-led research within these settings.

Target Audience

The target audience for this text may include:
-Doctoral research supervisors
-Doctoral faculty
-Doctoral program deans
-Higher education leadership
-Practitioner doctorate program developers

Recommended Topics

• Practice-based researcher positionality
• Inquiry as educational practice
• The scholar-practitioner
• Practitioner research for evidence-based decision making
• Dissemination of practice-based or practice-led dissertation research
• The dissertation in practice
• Practice-based research for evidence-based decision making
• The research doctorate versus the practitioner doctorate
• Autoethnography or other self-inquiry for practice-based doctoral research
• Practice-based or practice-led doctoral research methods
• Scholarly writing for the scholar-practitioner
• Dissertation format for practitioner doctoral programs
• Alternative dissertation frameworks for practice-based research
• Alternatives to dissertation research for practitioner doctorates
• Scholar-practitioner agency
• Research supervisor agency
• The doctoral learning community

Submission Procedure

Scholars, researchers, and practitioners are invited to submit on or before February 18, 2020, a chapter proposal of 900 to 1500 words that describes the focus, purpose, concepts, and research approach for the proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by March 3, 2020 for the status of the proposed chapter.

For approved chapter proposals, full chapter drafts are subsequently expected to be submitted by April 2, 2020, and all contributing authors must consult the IGI Global guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission.

All chapter manuscripts will be accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication and contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager, so please review the instructions provided to do so.

Contact Info: 

Robin Throne, PhD

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