Textbook Wikis: The Best Thing for Right Winged and other Radical Profs?

Cynthia Cheng This New York Times article says Macmillan is introducing a new program called DynamicPress, a system which allows instructors (or anyone who can log in, anyway) to alter textbooks without the need to get permission from publishers and authors.  Tiis means that professors can not only insert their own material, but also CHANGE […]

Cynthia's Thoughts on the To Kill a Mockingbird Ban

After hearing about To Kill a Mockingbird being banned at a Toronto-area high school’s reading list because a parent didn’t like the use of the “n” word in the book, I realized how lucky I was.  Throughout middle school and high school, we read many books which dealt with sensitive topics or were at least “borderline” […]