Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

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Panel #141
CE Offered: BACB
PDS: An Introduction to Peer Review: Insights From the ABAI Journal Editors
Saturday, May 26, 2018
5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Area: TBA/EDC; Domain: Theory
CE Instructor: Ruth Anne Rehfeldt, Ph.D.
Chair: Ruth Anne Rehfeldt (Southern Illinois University)
JONATHAN J. TARBOX (University of Southern California; FirstSteps for Kids)
MITCH FRYLING (California State University, Los Angeles)
MARK DIXON (Southern Illinois University)

This panel discussion is intended for graduate students and beginning academicians who are relatively new to the process of peer review and publishing. This panel will feature editors of the four ABAI journals, including The Behavior Analyst, The Psychological Record, The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, and Behavior Analysis in Practice. The panel will provide an overview of the aims and missions of each of the four journals, along with a showcase of recent representative publications and special projects. The panel will also discuss the peer review process and share insights for those just getting started as journal reviewers and contributors. Tips and strategies to promote success among newer authors and reviewers will be shared. A former ABAI journal editor will moderate the discussion.

Target Audience:

Graduate students and beginning academics

Learning Objectives: 1. Become familiar with the mission of the ABAI journals 2. Learn strategies for becoming successful as a peer reviewer 3. Learn strategies for becoming successful as a journal author



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