RPP #166: FlatWorld - Interview with Alastair Adam


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By Rodney B. Murray, Ph.D. and Rodney B. Murray. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
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  • Interview with Alastair Adam, Co-CEO of FlatWorld, a digital-first college textbook publisher building a niche between the high cost traditional publishers and open education resources (OER) publishers. We answer the questions:
    • What is the background of FlatWorld?
    • How many titles are available?
    • How many faculty are using FlatWorld books?
    • How are authors recruited?
    • What formats are available?
    • How much does a typical textbook cost - electronic and print?
    • Are electronic versions compatible with Kindle and iPad?
    • How much do authors earn?
    • Does FlatWorld support the LMS?
    • What special features are available?
    • What is "FlatWorld Unlimited"?
    • Podsafe music selection
      • Mine Again from Passion Leaves a Trace by Black Lab
    Duration: 36:02

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