Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Cover image of The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning
Feb 28, 2018
Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.
The Devil and Webster depicts feminist campus leader struggling to deal with escalating student protest over tenure denial she knows (but can’t explain in public) was justified.
The eminent New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell profiled the greatest anthropologist in the world -- and his fans somehow forgot about it for decades. Scott McLemee reports from the scene of the excavation.
Academic publishing is becoming more about establishing a pecking order and less about pursuing knowledge, argues Andrew J. Hoffman.
Authors discuss new book on role and purpose of Christian higher education.
When it comes to student success, “new” open resources ultimately do little more than further entrench an ineffective status quo, argues Robert S. Feldman.
The condition of a refugee scholar is a 21st-century reality, writes Scott McLemee, so one of the oldest academic presses in the world has added a new periodical to its catalog.
Author discusses new book about the importance of vision and values in higher education.
Scott McLemee reviews I Love My Selfie, by Ilan Stavans, which examines what the book's author calls the "business card for an emotionally attuned world."
Hitler's American Model: the United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law, by James Q. Whitman, brings into full view the U.S. Immigration Act of 1924's place in the context of Nazi theory and practice, writes Scott McLemee.
New book tells the story of initiative that brings liberal arts education to incarcerated men and women.
Tom Nichols devotes most of The Death of Expertise to identifying how 21st-century American life blurs the line between fact and opinion, writes Scott McLemee.
Women's studies meets mathematics in a new book arguing for a more inclusive cultural notion of numeracy.

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