Collaborating for Publication: Suggestions for Those in the Early Childhood Profession

Mary Beth Mann, Missouri State University
James A. Meyer, Missouri State University
Russell N. Carney, Missouri State University


How does one build a publication record in the early childhood profession with labor-intensive teaching, advising, and service activities vying for ones time and attention? An answer, in part, is through collaboration. Our paper describes advantages, potential challenges, and suggestions for successful collaboration. Throughout, we relate some of our personal experiences with the technique. © 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.