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Thoughts on gamifying textbooks

Earlier this year, Woodie Flowers wrote this criticism of MITx: We seem to have decided to offer “courses” rather than participate in the exciting new process of replacing textbooks with more effective training tools. Logitext, true to its name, was intended to explore what a chapter from a next-generation textbook on formal logic might look […]

  • May 24, 2012