Author Archives: Rebecca Leitch

Jones & Bartlett Learning Partnering with AcademicPub

Jones & Bartlett Learning announced its partnership with AcademicPub, the leading provider of custom print and digital books for higher education. Together the two will provide a custom, lower-cost textbook experience which allows educators to quickly create their own custom … Continue reading

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What Does JB Learning Mean to You? – Winner Announced

October is here, which means that our What Does JB Learning Mean to You? Facebook contest has come to an end.  While we received so many fantastic entries, our grand prize winner of a new iPad 3 is… Sean Smith … Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Re-posted from the JB Learning Medicine Blog: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan … Continue reading

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JB Learning Cares Fighting the Battle With Hunger

JB Learning Cares, the charity division of Jones & Bartlett Learning, coordinated a trip to the Greater Boston Food Bank yesterday with a group employee volunteers to help sort and distribute donated food and non-food items for those in need. … Continue reading

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How Are eReaders Affecting Reading?

According to a PewResearch Center Publications survey conducted earlier this year, people are reading more often and they are using eReaders and tablets to do it. The report showed that as of February 2012, 21% of Americans had read an … Continue reading

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Teamwork in Online Courses: How Can We Encourage Effective Participation?

Re-posted on behalf of author, Sharon B. Buchbinder from the Jones & Bartlett Learning Health Blog. Why does the thought of teamwork assignments make entire classes of students and professors cringe? Despite years of research and numerous articles emphasizing the need for … Continue reading

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Facebook Seeks to Copyright "Book"

Re-posted from Wired: Facebook Asserts Trademark on Word ‘Book’ in New User Agreement Facebook is trying to expand its trademark rights over the word “book” by adding the claim to a newly revised version of its “Statement of Rights and … Continue reading

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When Student Learning Styles and Courses Misalign: Can this Marriage be Saved?

Higher education instilled most of us with the belief that it is the instructor’s responsibility to provide an optimum learning experience to ensure student success. This aspiration includes the written or unwritten directive for instructors to offer courses that provide … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Curriculum is Certified by National Security Agency

Jones & Bartlett Learning is now one of few academic curriculum developers to receive recognition for its Information Systems Security and Assurance curriculum (ISSA series) as confirmed by the Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) Program at the National Security Agency … Continue reading

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Informed Publishing Joins Jones & Bartlett Learning

Informed® Publishing, a mobile content and publishing company, has joined Jones & Bartlett Learning, the publishing unit of Ascend Learning. “Informed Publishing brings a respected brand that has high credibility with its customers and in the industry for quickly delivering … Continue reading

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