Nov 10, 2014 by NAS |
Textbook authors seek collaborators who have expertise in genetics, psychology, sociology, and anthropology.
Jul 16, 2012 by Jason Fertig |
Textbooks tend to take a superficial and often anti-market approach.
Mar 27, 2012 by Mary Grabar |
The anthologies used in many freshman composition courses tell students what to think, not how to write.
Sep 22, 2011 by William H. Young |
William Young discusses the mainstreaming of Marxist ideas in the K-12 educational curriculum.
Sep 02, 2011 by David Clemens |
The higher education bubble was inflated by various pumps and gases: expensive but useless degrees, an ideological straitjacket, grade inflation, administrative bloat, and proliferating programs, centers, and offices of enigmatic,…
Jul 25, 2011 by Jonathan Bean |
Over at The Beacon, I have a post on the latest requirement that Something Else must be taught in K-12 history textbooks. This time it is gay history but the real problem is the politicization of textbook content.…
Jul 25, 2011 by Gilbert T. Sewall |
What's driving up the cost of textbooks, and what are the cheaper alternatives?
Sep 01, 2010 by David Clemens |
Over at Pajamasmedia, “Zombie” is in the midst of a five part analysis of the Texas textbook battle. In The Language Police (2004), Diane Ravitch argued that to avoid offending any conceivable…
Aug 26, 2010 by Jason Fertig |
The first comic book textbook combines management jargon and theories and packages them into a story about a slacker student's attempt to become an entrepreneur.
Aug 02, 2010 by Jonathan Bean |
In 2009, I blogged on the budding movement for open-source and commercially free textbooks coming on the market. The latter vendors often hope to make money by charging for the printing of online texts. The movement has moved ahead…