#AskDrEditor: How to write about research methods

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to explain research methods in a clear way that appeals to readers and peer reviewers: “How to write about research methods: Make sure you are presenting your methods in a logical order, and if you can, try and paintContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write about research methods”

#AskDrEditor: How to hire an editor

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece outlines how to navigate the world of editing and find a great editor who can meet your needs: “How to hire an editor: Three steps to make sure you get the help you need.” Have a question you want me toContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to hire an editor”

#AskDrEditor: How compelling op-eds work

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece discusses how to write interesting and effective op-eds that go far beyond simply being informative: “How compelling op-eds work: Five keys for persuasive public writing.” Have a question you want me to answer? Contact me or ask me on Twitter at @shortishard.

#AskDrEditor: Three tips for crafting a great teaching philosophy statement

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece provides a three-part test for writing a focused, insightful, and compelling teaching statement: “Three tips for crafting a great teaching philosophy statement: Teaching statements are living documents –they change and grow alongside your instructional practice.” Have a question you want meContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: Three tips for crafting a great teaching philosophy statement”

#AskDrEditor: How to write a compelling letter of reference

My editing advice column, Ask Dr. Editor, is available through UniversityAffairs.ca. This Ask Dr. Editor piece outlines three tips for writing accurate, interesting, and equitable reference letters: “How to write a compelling letter of reference: To recognize and remove biased language from your own letters of recommendation, you’ll need to locate and remove the inappropriate use ofContinue reading “#AskDrEditor: How to write a compelling letter of reference”