Topic outline

  • Course Overview

    This course provides information for every phase of the peer review process, from submission to feedback, and teaches you how to respond to feedback and revise your article appropriately. It offers examples from other authors and insights from journal editors during different stages of the peer review journey.

    Learning Outcomes

    This course will help you to:

    1. Understand the peer review process
    2. Identify different types of peer review, including their benefits and limitations
    3. Avoid rejection by understanding the different stages of review and how decisions are made at each stage
    4. Use feedback to improve your manuscript with constructive revisions
    5. Build resilience to rejection and construct strategies to avoid future rejection
    6. Know how to become a peer reviewer, understanding the importance of ethics in peer review, and how to conduct a helpful and constructive review
    • Module One: What Is Peer Review?

      This module will help you to:

      1. Understand the peer review process and use this understanding to better prepare your manuscript
      2. Identify different types of peer review including their benefits and limitations
      3. Avoid rejection by understanding the different stages of review and how decisions are made at each stage, in order to better prepare your manuscript
    • Module Two: Dealing With Feedback

      This module will help you to:

      1. Understand how to use feedback to improve your manuscript and make constructive revisions
      2. Build resilience to rejection while constructing strategies to avoid rejection moving forward
    • Module Three: Becoming a Peer Reviewer

      This module will help you to:

      1. Understand how to become a peer reviewer
      2. Recognize the importance of ethics in peer review
      3. Conduct a helpful and constructive review