When a California State University-Fullerton professor was “reprimanded” for his refusal to use a $180 textbook, a debate ensued over textbook adoption.
Tomorrow’s classrooms will be collaborative, featuring 3D printers, ‘immersive’ work stations and hybrid textbooks in which content is generated on the fly.
A Texas textbook published by McGraw-Hill described US slaves as ‘workers,’ prompting massive protests on social media and promise of a change.
A government-sponsored program in Poland is bringing digital textbooks to primary, middle and high schools across 14 subjects of the national curriculum.
Illustrated books and textbooks, far more than novels, require more effort produce and updated digital tools are necessary to make that process easier.
HP’s innovations in digital printing allow publishers to reduce costs for printing and inventory management. Find out more on April 13 in London.
Amazon has launched a new tool for authors to create and sell digital textbooks. But there are questions about royalty rates on higher priced e-textbooks.
Two UK rights experts argue that physical book piracy is often due to lack of availability — so, the more content that can be licensed the better.
In Russia, a recent tender for school textbooks was so lopsided, with Prosveshcheniye dominating, that several competitors are already announcing lay offs.
Post-Taliban, a nascent publishing industry has emerged in Afghanistan, with hundreds of titles being published in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and English.