TJTJ7705 How to publish in Top Information Systems Journals (2–5 cr)
The course starts by looking at which are the top journals in IS, how they operate in terms of review practices, and what types of articles the top journals publish. Then we move to discuss general structure of successful research articles in IS. We discuss what kind of expectations there is in terms of contribution and what is adequate contribution in leading IS journals. After that we focus on "research papers" types of papers, and describe different types of research papers. Article that apply different research approaches need to be developed differently. Also, the role of theory in each types of research article is discussed. Finally, the students write their own journal article.
First part of the course consists of lectures 16h. The second part is seminars, where the students write their own article section-by-section manner.
Description of prerequisites
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