Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
May 02, 2018
Indiana University wants other institutions to absorb insights gleaned from its fast-growing digital textbook initiative.
Scott McLemee reviews a number of recent and forthcoming titles analyzing not just the alt-right but also the nearly global wave of new authoritarian and nativist movements.
William Elliott and Melinda Lewis discuss how children's savings accounts could open higher education to a much broader share of Americans.
What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.
Scott McLemee further explores The Mediated Mind by Susan Zieger and the impact that expanded distribution of printed material in the 19th century had on what the world felt like.
Authors discuss their new book on the experience of Asian American students at Harvard University.
Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice.
Author discusses his critique of higher education as too liberal -- and the idea of creating a new university with another perspective.
Scott McLemee examines Susan Zieger’s The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century, which helps put into clear view the impact of mass media culture on the way we live now.
Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.
Author discusses his new book about women in the technology industry and in the academic programs that could lead them there.
Scott McLemee reviews some forthcoming titles -- hypertopical and otherwise -- about which readers might want to know.
Authors discuss their new book that suggests most colleges can do more to diversify their faculties.

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June 20, 2018

The runaway cost of instructional materials is a worry, but it's not even close to the biggest problem for students, writes Jason Katzman.

May 2, 2018

Indiana University wants other institutions to absorb insights gleaned from its fast-growing digital textbook initiative.

May 1, 2018

In a bid to gain market share, publishers have slashed the cost of digital textbooks.

February 28, 2018

Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.

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