A student reports the following textbook for sale in the campus bookstore at the following price:
i know that profs like to consider themselves to be above the fray, as it were, in the battle between students and booksellers, and, to a large extent, this is as t should be.
but marginal changes in profs' "behavior" could help immeasurably with the student cause.
the simplest change? make class syllabi available sooner than later. this gives students some valuable lead-time in our quest for the lowest (yet still unreasonable) textbook prices.
just sayin'... ... ...
Comment on the following statement that I found one day on the classroom
blackboard (a quote from a TV program): "You want property? Property costs!"
optional text for advanced patent law at my school was around $450.00.