Friday, March 27, 2009

Education reform: Let's start by burning all the textbooks

Paper textbooks are problematic in two ways: First, they're paper. Second, they're textbooks. Paper textbooks are bland, lifeless, designed-by-committee, politically correct intellectual junk food that cost five times what they should. It's time to go electronic with course materials, and let instructors (and students) choose *real* books online.

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