FlatWorld to Expand Affordable, High-Quality College Textbook Offerings in 2019
Enhanced textbook selection provides faculty members across more courses the ability to adopt peer-reviewed learning materials that save their students money.
BOSTON, December 10, 2018 — FlatWorld, a publisher of college learning materials that are both affordable and high quality, today announced it will release more than 30 first or revised editions in 2019, building on the company’s current catalog of 135 titles.
“Many professors and university administrators have told me how enthusiastic they are about FlatWorld’s mission to bring down the cost of college textbooks without sacrificing quality, and how much they look forward to seeing FlatWorld grow its catalog,” said Alastair Adam, Co-CEO of FlatWorld. “FlatWorld’s team is dedicated to bringing our company’s unparalleled model of quality and affordability to all faculty and students in our areas of publishing focus.”
FlatWorld publishes learning materials across more than 20 academic subjects, including accounting, business, law, chemistry, communication, economics, finance, health, management and organizational behavior, marketing, nutrition, political science, psychology, and sociology. FlatWorld’s copyright 2019 list features more than 30 titles, which includes both first editions and revised editions of existing titles, such as:
- College Algebra, Version 3.0, by Edward B. Burger
- College Algebra with Trigonometry, Version 3.0, by Edward B. Burger
- Precalculus, Version 3.0, by Edward B. Burger
- Trigonometry, Version 3.0, by Edward B. Burger
- Accounting Information Systems: Thinking Development, and Evaluation, Version 1.0, by John A. Schatzel
- Biopsychology: Fundamentals, Contemporary Issues, and the Future, Version 1.0, by Martin S. Shapiro
- Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice, Version 3.0, by Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan
- Essentials of Organizational Behavior: Bridging Science and Practice, Version 3.0, by Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan
- Fundamentals of Criminal Justice, Version 3.0, by Steven E. Barkan and George J. Bryjak
- Introducing Psychology: Brain, Person, Group, Version 5.0, by Stephen M. Kosslyn and Robin S. Rosenberg
- Managerial Finance, Version 1.0, by Amy K. S. Scott and Bradley C. Barnhorst
- Personal Finance, Version 3.0, by Rachel Siegel
- Principles of Management, Version 4.0, by Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan, and Jeremy Short
- Principles of Marketing, Version 4.0, by Jeff Tanner and Mary Anne Raymond
- Our Communication, Our World: An Introduction to Communication, Version 1.0, by Richard G. Jones, Jr.
- Our History: A Survey of United States History, v. 1.0, by Steven M. Gillon
- Sexuality and Our Diversity: Integrating Culture with the Biopsychosocial, Version 2.0, by Marcus Tye
- The Power of Selling, Version 2.0, by Kimberly Richmond
- This Land is Your Land: Introduction to American Government, Version 1.0, by Martin Saiz and Jennifer De Maio
“FlatWorld experienced significant growth in 2018 as increasing numbers of adopters switched from expensive textbooks to learning materials that are as high quality as they are affordable,” added Adam. “The new and revised textbooks we plan to publish in 2019 complement our key focus on providing best-in-class supporting materials. Planned expansion of our team will ensure customers continue to receive the excellent customer service they have come to expect from FlatWorld, further accelerating our growth.”
In 2018, FlatWorld achieved the milestone of faculty at more than 1,000 institutions across the U.S. and Canada adopting a FlatWorld textbook. FlatWorld also launched FlatWorld Homework, a robust digital homework that complements FlatWorld textbooks at no additional cost to students or institutions. The Boston-based textbook publisher surpassed 50 employees in 2018, and will increase staff in its Boston hub and across the U.S. over the next twelve months.
FlatWorld publishes the most affordable, high-quality learning materials, including both digital and print textbooks, and a robust online homework platform. FlatWorld’s rapidly growing catalog features more than 135 titles, and the majority of FlatWorld’s textbooks cost between $24.95 and $39.95 for digital access. Thousands of faculty members at universities across the U.S., Canada, and around the world have adopted a FlatWorld textbook. Learn more at www.flatworld.com.