Crack the Academic Publication Code: Make Your Research Unignorable

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Discover the secrets to writing high-impact research papers that get accepted and cited by top-tier academic venues.
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Discover the secrets to writing high-impact research papers that get accepted and cited by top-tier academic venues.

Are you tired of spending countless hours crafting research papers that struggle to get accepted or cited? Discover my groundbreaking course, "How to Write Better Research Papers," specifically designed to help university professors and graduate students transform their academic writing process and elevate their research papers' impact.

The "How to Write Better Research Papers" course has helped more than 300 students over the last 6 years get 100+ papers accepted and get thousands of citations. Get my system here now.

What do my students say about this online course?

“I am a PhD candidate who bought this course to improve my paper writing. My PhD committee gave me raving accolades on my PhD proposal because of what I learned in it. I loved seeing the reviewer's perspective on a paper. ”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Namrata Bagaria, PhD Cand., University of Ottawa

“Attending the 'How to Write Better Research Papers' course transformed my academic writing approach. This one stood out among the countless courses and tutorials I've taken due to its unique structure, engaging lectures, and practical exercises. Dr. Nacke's emphasis on reader-centric writing and achieving clarity has been a game changer for me. Plus, the ongoing access to valuable resources and expert interviews makes this course a must-attend for anyone looking to elevate their research paper writing skills. Don't miss it.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dr. Vijay Rajanna, Senior Research Engineer, Sensel

“I really love the course and teaching style from Professor Nacke. He gives clear, structured advice and manages to create a pleasant and enjoyable atmosphere. Thanks for creating this awesome and, as far as I know, only course to learn how to write excellent CHI papers.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jana Funke, PhD Student, University of Ulm

“Embarking on my Ph.D. journey in HCI, I discovered this exceptional course that expertly caters to beginners. It provides a strong foundation for those diving into the world of Human-Computer Interaction, giving them the confidence and knowledge to excel in their Master's or Ph.D. studies.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Saba Kheirinejad, PhD student, University of Oulu, Finland

“Absolutely thrilled with this meticulously organized course! It kept me engaged and motivated all day, offering countless opportunities for hands-on learning. I can confidently say my writing has already improved thanks to the thoughtfully crafted content and activities. A game-changer for any aspiring writer.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Katherine Jones, PhD at University of Bristol

“This course was a game-changer for me as a junior researcher. It brilliantly breaks down each section of a paper while offering valuable insights from a reviewer's perspective on CHI submissions. The concise format is perfect for busy researchers, and the engaging content ensures your work captivates the CHI audience. I highly recommend this course to new researchers planning to submit to CHI – it's a must-have tool for success.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Hilda Hadan, PhD Student, University of Waterloo

“Dr. Nacke's course transformed my approach to academic writing by revealing the key elements that make a paper truly stand out. The newfound clarity and confidence I gained empowered me to pursue my Ph.D. with enthusiasm. If you want to excel in research and take your academic journey to new heights, this course is more than worth the money.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Derrick Wang, Master's Student, University of Waterloo

“Prof. Dr. Lennart Nacke's 'How to Write Better Research Papers' course is the playbook for researchers at any career stage. The course not only demystifies the writing process with clear and objective guidance but also teaches you how to design experiments that streamline article writing later on. The engaging and accessible approach to research organization has transformed my work and made my papers resonate with a broader audience. Don't miss out on this invaluable resource. This course is a must-have for any researcher, novice or established in the field.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dr. Paula Palomino, UX Lead and Researcher at NEES | UFAL

Joseph Tu, PhD Student

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Here is what's in the course

    1. Why do people write research papers?

    2. What different types of papers do people write?

    3. Finding a research question

    4. The CHI Paper Creation Process

    5. Why does a CHI paper get accepted?

    6. What type of contribution gets accepted at CHI?

    1. The Seven Contribution Types

    2. Empirical Contributions

    3. Artifact Contributions

    4. Methodological Contributions

    5. Theoretical Contributions

    6. Dataset Contributions

    7. Survey Contributions

    8. Opinion Contributions

    1. Seven Steps to Thinking About Your Paper Like a Reviewer

    2. The Precision Conference System: An Overview (with Chair Examples)

    3. Structuring the Submission Process: Forms and Categories (CHI PLAY example)

    4. Understanding the CHI Committee Structure (CHI 2021 Example)

    5. The Peer Review Process at CHI 2021 (Submission to Acceptance)

    6. What are Best Papers?

    7. The decision-making process for papers and best papers at CHI

    1. Intermission

    2. The Hourglass Model of Academic Writing

    3. Title, Abstract, and Introduction need to Focus on Contribution

    4. How To Structure Your Paper Title

    5. How To Structure Your Abstract (+ Template)

    6. The Purpose and Function of Research Abstracts

    7. IMRD Structure of Research Papers

    8. How To Write Introductions: Swales' CARS Model

    9. How to structure your Related Work

    10. How to Craft an Effective Methods Section

    11. How to Write Your Results Section

    12. How to write a good Discussion section

    1. The Nine-Step Editing System

About this course

  • 44 lessons
  • 5.5 hours of video content
  • 399 Canadian Dollars

Course Highlights

These are the benefits of taking this course...

  • Master the art of research papers and elevate your academic reputation

  • Learn proven strategies to boost your paper's acceptance rate

  • Unlock the secrets to high-impact papers without the burnout

  • Gain lifetime access to cutting-edge insights from top researchers

  • Transform your writing process with practical, actionable steps

Is this course for you?

This course is NOT for you if...

  • You are a senior academic, who has lots of experience mentoring students and writing papers
  • You have a system for creating academic papers
  • You have published lots of academic publications and you are confident in your writing abilities
  • You are looking for "hacks" or "tricks" without having to put in the time to learn how to write. This course was built to make you a more efficient academic writer if you are willing to invest the time.

This course is for you if...

  • You want a reliable system for writing research papers.
  • You feel like you are doing good research but have trouble communicating it.
  • You have had some publication success in areas outside of HCI but want to improve your writing specifically for CHI.
  • You are an industry professional interested in publishing at CHI or CHI PLAY but lack the skills to write an academic paper.

What you will learn inside this course

  • Asking: Practice the power of asking the right research questions.

  • Contributions: Understand how to articulate your contributions clearly.

  • Structure: Reverse engineer the structure of the most successful papers at CHI.

  • Process: Go behind the scenes of the CHI submission process.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When do I get access to everything?

    You get access right away. You will have lifetime access and access to any future updates and additional content for free forever.

  • Can I expense this?

    Absolutely. Most people do but talk to your accountant or supervisor.

  • Is it mobile-friendly?

    Yes, absolutely. Thinkific hosts the course.

  • Can I get a refund?

    The course comes with a lifetime satisfaction guarantee. I will refund you if you feel you did not get value from this course. No questions asked. I would appreciate it if you contact me about this at least within a month after purchasing the course.

  • Does the course offer purchasing power parity pricing?

    Purchasing power parity is available in many countries. If eligible, please contact me directly via email or DM on Twitter or LinkedIn.