Second edition of pioneering linguistics e-textbook emphasizes accessibility and diversity – Brighter World McMaster

Second edition of pioneering linguistics e-textbook emphasizes accessibility and diversity – Brighter World McMaster

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2022111 Views

When Catherine Anderson proposed a talk about teaching linguistics at the Canadian Linguistic Association conference 10 years ago, she got rejected. No one, it seemed, was interested in hearing about the pedagogical side of linguistics, even though the Linguistics and Languages department’s introductory classes regularly attracted more than 600-800 students from across the university every semester.

This summer, at that same organization’s conference, it was standing room only as Anderson and other university linguistics instructors delivered a talk called “Teaching Introductory Linguistics with Justice.”

Lots has changed – and that’s partly thanks to a free, open-access e-textbook that debuted in 2018 and has now been released in its second edition.

Read More: https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/second-edition-of-pioneering-linguistics-e-textbook-emphasizes-accessibility-and-diversity/

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