Largely unknown today, Bourbaki was the last mathematician to master nearly all aspects of the field. There’s just one problem: Bourbaki never existed.
A proposed merger between two of America's largest textbook companies could lead to problems that go well beyond price hikes, a scholar on textbooks and digital learning warns.
School textbooks from Germany deal with Europe in much greater detail and with more of a positive angle than those published in England.
Some popular high school textbooks have used hesitant language to describe human contributions to climate change, our study shows.
Although textbooks are often said to be on their way out, their usefulness in the transmission of knowledge suggest textbooks won't be obsolete anytime soon, the author of a book on textbooks argues.
An English and economics professor explain why America's college textbook industry might undergo radical change that makes books more affordable, similar to what happened in medieval times.
May 16 marks the 300th anniversary of the first woman to write a mathematics textbook.
While a new $5 million program could help college students save money on textbooks each year, a more permanent solution is needed to the problem of pricey textbooks that students often don't buy.
Local governance can have a real effect - positive or negative - on the quality of schooling.
Textbooks were once a major piece of educational infrastructure. But as digital content expands, a new kind of 'textbook' is improving the quality of K-12 instruction.
A number of universities around the world are providing free textbooks to first year university students as a way to increase retention rates.
Policies must seek to improve the manner in which the language of instruction is taught to learners who don't speak that language at home.
The changes required of a textbook that referred to a bakery – an “inappropriate” form of Japanese culture – illustrate how the system falls short of its goals of deliberative and critical education.
Textbooks in sufficient quantities are effective in improving the quality of education but in Africa language poses a problem to how pupils interact with the material they are taught.
Teachers in South Africa need far more high quality professional development, policy direction and support to take social cohesion from concept to classroom
When it comes to accessing online learning materials, university students don't think much about whether their downloads might amount to piracy or copyright infringement.
An open access textbook model is gaining traction in the US and Australia and shaking up the publishing industry.
France's colonial legacy remains an uncomfortable subject.
American textbooks confine the history of indigenous peoples to a distant past.
Should history textbooks be revised to include Native American voices?
Textbook language can influence thinking. So, what do some textbooks say on issues of race?