ERIC Number: EJ430200
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Authors, Publishers Seek to Raise Quality and Status of the College Textbook, Long an Academic Stepchild.
Blum, Debra E.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v37 n46 pA11-12 Jul 31 1991
Challenged by rising production costs, competition from computer software, and demands for better teaching, publishers, authors, and higher education officials are examining ways to improve textbooks. Publishers don't want to invest as much, students don't want to pay so much, and many faculty want to get back to good teaching. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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