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The Guide to Writing Introductory College Textbooks


The Guide to Writing Introductory College Textbooks



von: Richard L Epstein

9,99 €

Verlag: Advanced Reasoning Forum
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 05.11.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781938421129
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 152

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The Guide to Writing Introductory College Textbooks is for:
Authors It takes an author from start to finish, from submitting a proposal to evaluating royalty statements. It gives solid advice on writing style, on the composition and placement of exercises, on layout and design, and on all the elements of a good textbook.

Editors It shows what can be done in crafting a good textbook and gives useful advice on how to encourage authors to get the best work possible with the least heartache.

Instructors. A textbook is a teaching tool, and understanding what goes into a good one illuminates how to teach better.

Dr. Richard L. Epstein has published fifteen textbooks and research volumes with Kluwer, Princeton, Oxford University Press, Brooks/Cole, South-Western, and Wadsworth. He has been a Fulbright Fellow, a National Academy of Sciences Scholar, and is currently the head of the Advanced Reasoning Forum, a scholarly institute and publishing company. He is known for his clarity of exposition and engaging style.
1 Should You Write a Textbook?
2 Finding a Publisher
3 Starting Work
4 Writing Style and Content
5 The Shape of the Book
6 Definitions and Examples
7 Exercises
8 Illustrations
9 What Are Supplements and Why Have Them?
10 The Workbook
11 A Study Guide?
12 The Instructor's Manual
13 Software
14 How Much Is Enough?
15 The Design of the Book
16 The Cover and Copyright Page
17 Marketing
18 The Royalty Check
19 Preparing the Next Edition
Dr. Richard L. Epstein received his B.A summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley. He has been a Fulbright Fellow, a National Academy of Sciences Scholar, and is currently the head of the Advanced Reasoning Forum, a scholarly institute and publishing company.

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