Thursday, June 21, 2018

RPP #166: FlatWorld - Interview with Alastair Adam

  • 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