2011 News

December 27, 2011
Sacramento Bee
Steinberg pushes free digital college textbooks for California

December 6, 2011
If We Don’t Build It, They Can’t Come

November 23, 2011
International Herald Tribune (NYTimes)
A Scholarly Role for Consumer Technology

November 16, 2011
Education Insider
The Flat World Approach: Sharing Knowledge Freely

November 15, 2011
Rivertowns Patch
Irvington Textbook Company Wins People’s Choice Award for Affordability

November 2, 2011
Best Discount Textbook Provider, People’s Choice Awards

October 31, 2011
Diamondback Online – University of Maryland
R.I.P Textbooks

October 26, 2011
Salt Lake Tribune
BYU-hosted conference explores way to re-invent education …

October 13, 2011
Portsmouth Herald
E-textbook saves UNH business students $70K

October 14, 2011
WVXU – NPR Cincinnati
UC works to lower price of college textbooks

September 12, 2011
eCampus News
Indiana University tries to drive down textbook costs with eBooks

September, 2011
Inc. Magazine 
Hot New Market: Electronic Textbooks

August 24, 2011
Publishers Weekly
Flat World Knowledge Reports Growth, Adds ‘All-Access’ Digital Pass

July 2011
An Open Source Of Profit

June 21, 2011
Digital Book World
Flat World Knowledge’s Disruptive Business Model: Q&A with Co-Founder Eric Frank, Part 1

June 24, 2011
Digital Book World
Flat World Knowledge’s Disruptive Business Model: Q&A with Co-Founder Eric Frank, Part 2

June 8, 2011
The New York Times
Digital Textbooks Slow to Catch On

June 1, 2011
The Guardian, Wright State University
Cheaper book options increasing

May 25, 2011
Boston College Magazine
Textbook 2.0

May 17, 2011
The Case For Making Online Textbooks Open Source

May 2011
Book Business Magazine
What You Can Learn From Open Access

May 3, 2011
UMaine News
UMaine Faculty Members Joining E-Book Movement

May 2, 2011
The Higher Education Management blog
Interview: Ed Tech Leader, Jon Williams of Flat World Knowledge

April 28, 2011
In the Spirit of Open and Low Cost for Students

April 27, 2011
Flat World Knowledge Continues to Innovate: Make Your Own Texbook Platform

April 21, 2011
Open Education Blog, University of Delaware
Using An Open Textbook for an MIS Class

April 18, 2011
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
A New Textbook Publishing Model for the Internet Age

Spring 2011
CUNY Matters
Check It Out! e-Books are coming
Flat World’s licensing partnership with Baruch College is highlighted.

March 2011
Campus Technology
Can Tech Transcend the Textbook? 
Flat World’s business model, authors and faculty adopters are featured in this cover story on the future of e-textbooks.

Education Investor
As one door opens…: Flat World is profiled in this article on how open educational resources
are changing academic publishing.

University Business Magazine
Flat World President Eric Frank was a featured speaker at an open textbook forum at the University of California, Irvine.

Boston College: Faculty Publication Highlights
Video interview (14:41) with John Gallaugher, Boston College professor and Flat World author

March 9, 2011
The Columbus Dispatch
Free college textbooks for 1,000 Ohio students

Campus Technology
Ohio System Teams with Flat World Knowledge on Freebie Digital Textbooks

March 7, 2011
The Text and Academic Authors Association
Open textbook wins 2011 Textbook Excellence Award

February 28, 2011
Publishers Weekly
Entrepreneurs at Tools of Change

February 22, 2011
Campus News- University of Puget Sound
Lisa Johnson’s New Business Law and Ethics Book is Online!

February 14, 2011
eCampus News
Open courseware on every campus by 2016?

February 10, 2011
The Diamondback, University of Maryland
Staff editorial: Unlocking the future ”The potential financial relief that open-access textbooks represent has this editorial board cheering along with students.”

February 9, 2011
The Diamondback, University of Maryland
New technologies may change textbooks’ future Flat World authors like psychology professor Charles Stangor are using technology and the open textbook model to transform the textbook industry.

February 3, 2011
Flat World Author John Gallaugher: Igniting the Spirit of Innovation at Boston College

January 22, 2011
Hack Education
Big Bucks for Open Educational Resources

January 21, 2011
Disruptive Models for Higher Education Publishing

January 20, 2011
Financial Times
Bertelsmann backs open textbook publisher

January 13, 2011
Outsell Names Flat World Knowledge Among Top “30 to Watch” Innovators …