This is an excellent overview and discussion on the topic of Open Textbooks. It is also an issue that could be used for final papers and projects. “An Open Perspective on Interactive Textbooks” – Jim Fowler. EDUCAUSE Review (August 22, 2016)
From a blog post today in The Chronicle from Lingua Franca, John Swales is cited as having “changed the life” of the author — regarding the dilemma of the “unattended this” in written scholarship In 2009, when I was teaching an upper-level grammar course that I called “Grammar Boot Camp,” the students and I read an …
This is a continuing series in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Scholars Talk Writing and would be an excellent choice for someone to follow and comment on this term! Remember, we have a campus site license to The Chronicle and if you create an account in campus, you have full access off-campus with your login or …
Occurrences of plagiarism are frequently in the news. Today’s was from Mexico’s president and his undergraduate law thesis.
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