AAS Meeting #193 - Austin, Texas, January 1999
Session 78. Computers in Education
Display, Friday, January 8, 1999, 9:20am-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall 1

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[78.01] Linking a Textbook with the World Wide Web

J. M. Pasachoff (Williams College)

The pace of astronomy is such that a printed textbook is out of date by the time it appears, though a cooperative publisher can allow a book to be six months or so more current than others with the same copyright date. I have endeavored to allow faculty and students to bring their textbook up to date on the day of each lecture or each reading assignment by providing a Web site linked chapter-by-chapter to my text Astronomy: From the Earth to the Universe, 5th edition, 1998. The URL http://www.williams.edu/Astronomy/jay contains updates, new discussions, errata, and links to other sites. The site also allows feedback and links to both author and publisher.

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