Writing for Publication: Transitions and Tools that Support Scholars’ Success - Mary Renck Jalongo, Olivia N. Saracho 2016
Examples of Position Papers
From a Class Paper to a Publishable Review
Conference Proposals and Article Types
· The National Council of Teachers of English, Conference on College Composition and Communication (4 Cs), “Writing Assessment: A Position Statement” Available: http://www.ncte.org/cccc/resources/positions/writingassessment
· A national EDPRESS award winner in the category of Learned Article “Beyond Benchmarks and Scores: Reasserting the Role of Motivation and Interest in Children’s Academic Achievement” (Jalongo, 2007) available at http://www.acei.org/images/stories/motivation.pdf
· National Association of School Psychologists’ (2011) Position Statement “Grade Retention and Social Promotion”. Available http://www.nasponline.org/about_nasp/positionpapers/GradeRetentionandSocialPromotion.pdf
Investigate the position papers and statements that have been published in your field. As you participate in professional organizations, seek out opportunities to participate in writing these important documents, either as an individual or as a member of a committee.