College faculty members eye publishing in high-impact journals.
With the aim of publishing university-affiliated research works in international standards, the USeP Publication Unit engaged faculty members with in-progress papers in a two-day hybrid Training on Publishing in High-Impact Journals on October 26-27, 2022, at Apo View Hotel and via Zoom conference.
The training was accomplished in progressively four (4) segments by respective resource speakers, via Zoom, on the first day, October 26. These experts are also international advisers of the official research journal of the university, the Southeastern Philippines Journal of Research and Development (SPJRD).
Dr. Kristof Savski of the Prince of Songkla University in Hat Yai, Thailand, began the forum with his lecture on “Writing Journal Articles”, providing pointers for writing quality research. Succeeding the writing lecture is the discussion on the dilemma with the similarity index of research papers that denote a drawback in the research community. This led Dr. Rodney C. Jubilado of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, to confer on “How to Solve Plagiarism Issues”.
The third talk beamed the topic of “Predatory Journals and Conferences”, led by Dr. Sheryl A. Yap from the University of the Philippines-Los Baños, who gave emphasis on being able to recognize credible journals into which a researcher must publish. Lastly, the training peaked at Dr. Takashi Tsuji from Saga University in Japan, giving “Tips on Publishing Impact Journal”.
After the respective discussion, a forum was opened to address substantial concerns. It became more significant with the active participation of the attendees on-site who are selected faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the College of Education (CEd), the College of Business and Administration (CBA), the College of Applied Economics (CAEc), the College of Information and Computing (CIC), the College of Engineering (CE), the College of Technology (CT), the College of Teacher Education and Technology (CTET), the School of Law (SoL), and the School of Medicine (SoM), of the University.
Although the training was materialized by those who physically attended, the lectures were also inclusive to Zoom audiences outside of USeP, such as attendees from the Davao del Sur State College, Surigao del Norte State University, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial College, Civil Service Commission XI, and few other educational institutions and government agencies.
The college representatives presented their papers on the second day, October 27, employing some new insights from the preceding lectures. Meanwhile, the Publication Board of SPJRD propounded remarks and comments to polish the research works that are prospects for publication