How to Publish High Quality English Paper —An Interview with Former Editor of IRRODL Professor Terry Anderson
As Chinese research more international， English paper writing is a basic skill a researcher should be master. This paper interviewed former journal editor of The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL):professor Terry Anderson on paper publishing issues related to the view of paper publishing， method， right journal choosing and paper evaluation. He proposed that publishing is a social process. Expectations are dependent on social context; practices are related to institutions and structures related to power and ideologies. Chinese researchers will get more support in publishing as China is more powerful in the world. Researchers can get promoted by reading books on English’s paper publishing for the non-native English researchers， journal in academic social website and to be a reviewer of international journal. It should be careful when prepare to publish a literature review in international journal. For the selection of international journal， he said we do not need to care so much about SSCI. the Scopus have more excellent journals， which are worth to pay more attention. The most important thing of journal selection is find the right journal for the research according to the characteristics of research itself， which can make our research reach more readers， and promote the influence of research. He also proposed the critical of journal selection and recommend us publish paper in open access journals. He introduces the operating and review mechanism of open journal system ， reviewers’ criteria for recommendation， and tips of paper submission and revision with IRRODL as example. Terry Anderson is a professor emeritus in Center of Distance education in Athabasca University. He had been as Canada Research Chair in Distance Education for 12 years， is an international famous distance education experts. He had been the editor of The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning， which is indexed by 13 academic including SCOPUS and Thompson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index， from 2004 to 2014. He is also on the editorial boards of 13 journals， such as American Journal of Distance Education.
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