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Re: Open Source textbooks and bookstore contracts

We just started talking with Acrobatiq about course materials; it had an authoring tool coming on line this summer. It is a descendant of the OLI program at
Andrew Petto
May 19
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9683

Bone Clones one-day, on-site sale

Southern California SACCers, Bone Clones is having a one-day, on site only sale on Saturday, May 30th in Canoga Park (Los Angeles). The sale is from 10:00 am
lauratgonzalez
May 19
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Re: Open Source textbooks and bookstore contracts

Our bookstore is run by Follett. I have been using open source material for several years now, and, although our bookstore is not happy with me, they have not
Sullivan, Tim
May 19
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

TylorMali is one of my favorites. I also love "I will fight you for the Library!" Anj ________________________________ From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
Andrew J Petto
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

yeah as a repeat of "what everybody knows" bloviations, sure. It is just a tired rehsh of bs gripes we have all heard all of our lives...with the addition of
Anthropmor
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

Anj, you probably have already seen this, but if not, here it is and I think it goes well with Leon Lane’s comment.
Johnson, Melvin
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

From a colleague named Leon Lane who posted this on the "Uncensored Community College" List (now defunct): "Those who can, teach. Those who can't, shouldn't."
Andrew Petto
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

I just said an interesting article, there was no endorsement implied. I just find what people have to say about teaching in general very interesting. Mel
Johnson, Melvin
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

I will make one concession here ... over the years SOME of the teachers' unions seem to have taken on a model that is more akin to something appropriate to a
Andrew Petto
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

There are some valuable nuggets within this article Mel, but it is more of a polemic than an article, totally ignoring the current domination of teaching and
Mark Lewine
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

The article casually mentions Teach for America, a nonprofit that has been around for decades. TfA has become quite controversial in recent years. I recommend
Deborah Shepherd
May 18
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Re: An interesting article from the Economist

are you freaking kidding me? ... From: 'Johnson, Melvin' melvin.johnson@... [SACC-L] [SACC-L] To: SACC-L
Anthropmor
May 18
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An interesting article from the Economist

http://www.economist.com/node/21643138?cid1=d/soc/Facebook/dyn/21643138/20150413-00:00am/paid/social-LA/BR-DG/BRPII/none/subs/US/BR-LIT Mel Melvin A. Johnson,
Johnson, Melvin
May 18
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Re: Open Source textbooks and bookstore contracts

Hello everyone, The plan is to have the open source textbook available in the first quarter of 2016. We could always use more peer reviewers for chapters so if
Nina Brown
May 13
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Re: Open Source textbooks and bookstore contracts

I use an Open Source text without interference from Barnes & Noble (who runs our bookstore). When will the SACC text be available? Is there a possible
Anthony Balzano
May 13
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