Topic: Academic

Aristotle believes in you!

April 3rd, 2017    Admin    Blog, Conference

So, you have decided to present a paper at an academic conference and furthermore have been selected to do so.  Now the euphoria has passed and the realization of conducting an effective conference presentation in front of your peers and potential new contacts has dawned on you and you need to do a good job.  Do not panic! read more…

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Effective and Meaningful literature review

   Admin    Blog, Journals

A good literature review is the most important element of academic writing, so it is essential for an academic to be equipped with the skills in conducting a good literature review.  A good literature review provides the foundation for academic research.  A good literature review provides previous knowledge for new knowledge to bounce off and will be widely read.  They are a chance to give your feedback and opinion on the published words.  For this to be effective, planning structure, analyzing, good research, the skills to synthesize and sum up information in a clear style and integration with previous work is required.  It is not to be confused with a book review.  Unlike a book review relying on one source, a literature review analyses several sources to evaluate the knowledge in the area.  There is a constant stream of scientific publications getting heavier every year, academics cannot possibly read all papers on their subject in detail otherwise they would never have a chance to research and write papers of their own! To be productive an academic must rely on a good literature review. read more…

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Publishing online, the way to academic discourse success

January 29th, 2017    Admin    Conference, Journals

In 1665, academics experienced the first look at an academic journal published in print form. Print form journals had been the tried and tested way of publishing for the following 300 odd years. Now, with the onset of the 21st century bringing great technological advances, the internet provides the opportunity for online academic journal articles to be disseminated, translated, referred to and critiqued by academics worldwide.  Journal articles are vital for academic discourse.  Two examples of prominent online academic journals are: Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies and Asia Pacific Journal of Contemporary Education and Communication Technology. read more…

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Academic conferences – to go or not to go

November 6th, 2016    Admin    Conference

Academic conferences are essential to all research disciplines.  Aside from written publications, such as research journals and books, academic conferences provide the best opportunity for academics to form connections with the academic world, separate from their own research institution or project. For academics, it is worthwhile to organise such major events, usually without the aid of an event planner and despite limited budgets and time. read more…

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Organizing a Successful Academic Conference

August 10th, 2016    Admin    Conference

If you want to spice up your academic CV, organizing a kickass academic conference is an excellent way to do that. You’ll get to enjoy numerous benefits, such as: read more…

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