How to avoid retractions and publish ethically

How to avoid retractions and publish ethically

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What's in the Course

Today, retractions are on the rise owing to increased instances of ethical violations. Journal editors and reviewers are advising authors to be more aware of publishing guidelines so that they don't violate the ethical norms of publishing.

In this course, you will be able to:
1. Discover five different ethical violations in the research context
2. Read about useful case studies, tips, and guidelines on avoiding these issues
3. Find a succinct summary of the ethics issue prevalent in the industry, the implications of misconduct, the dos and don’ts, and the guidelines
4. Understand the significance of ethics in publication and the problems that lead to unethical behavior.
5. Avoid ethical issues in your writing and reduce your chances of a rejection or a retraction
6. Learn about unethical practices to be avoided or practiced through case studies and experiences from peers in the industry

    The course uses different learning tools like learning videos, presentations, quizzes, etc to make your learning enjoyable. So, it's basically 3 hours of learning and fun!

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    Class Curriculum

    Lesson 1 - Introduction to ethics
    Ethics and the consequences of unethical publishing practices - Video
    Most common reasons for retraction
    Increased focus on ethics: An expert view
    Check your understanding: Quiz 1
    Lesson 2 - Know it to avoid it: Five Unethical Practices
    Five rampant unethical practices in research - Video
    Data falsification and fabrication - Case Study
    Salami slicing - Video
    Pitfalls of salami slicing: Focus on quality and not quantity of publications -Slide deck
    Unintentional, Intentional, and Accidental Plagiarism - Video
    Identifying harmful conflicts of interest - Video interview
    How to deal with conflicts of interest in research publication?
    Check your understanding: Quiz 2
    Lesson 3 - What can you do to be a responsible and ethical researcher?
    Guidelines for ethical publications - Useful resources
    Subject-specific ethical issues to be taken into consideration
    FAQ1: Are there any plagiarism check services available?
    FAQ2: Is publishing the same paper in different languages duplication?
    FAQ3: Can I publish two papers in different languages using the same data and method, but a different focus?
    FAQ4: Who qualifies to be an author?
    Lesson 4 - Conclusion
    Ethical Checklist
    Video summary
    Final assessment


    What our customers say

    "Thank you for this well-structured course. This is the first time I have heard about harmful conflicts of interest."

    "Thanks for sharing this! A lot of the information is new to me. I learned a lot!"

    "This course has made me aware of many ethical violations and how to avoid them. I can now be a better and more ethical writer."