Content on Monographs Matters is intended to expand Monographs’ contributions to scholarship, teaching, and outreach.

Scholarship content is designed to extend the impact and dissemination of the scientific contribution of each Monograph. For example, to encourage dialogue and collaboration, MM may host invited commentaries; author videos or interviews; and provide detailed descriptions, resources, or links related to data sets, coding systems, measures, or analytic tools. To foster dissemination and discussion, MM may provide social media alerts, press releases, and contact information for journalists.

Teaching content is designed to encourage the use and value of Monographs for instructional purposes. Illustratively, MM may identify courses for which a particular Monograph may be relevant, it may provide video tutorials, or offer instructional materials such as illustrative classroom discussion topics, assignments, or activities.

Outreach content is designed to increase the impact of Monographs for the policy and practice of child development. For example, MM activities might include written exchanges, call-in programs, or videotaped conversations between authors and end-users such as teachers, parents, or policymakers. MM might suggest policies for which the Monograph may be relevant and may facilitate conversations among researchers and practitioners.