November 10, 2014

Common Ground Publishing Ranked 15th on List of World’s Top-Ranked Publishers

Common Ground Publishing is thrilled to announce our ranking on the Library of Social Science’s 2014 list of World’s Top Ranked Publishers. Common Ground ranked as fifteenth out of 37 publishers on the list. According to the Library of Social Sciences, the recipients were selected based on their significance, impact, and capacity to attract influential audiences.

The ranking was determined based on the Library of Social Science’s list of criteria, which takes into consideration the total number of titles a publisher promotes during the course of the year, the number of conferences at which they exhibit their books, and the number of times multiple copies of a title were included in the exhibit to support an author event.

Common Ground Publishing has issued 77 English-language journals, 13 Spanish-language journals, and a backlist of 20,000 articles and more than 200 books. All of this content is available in both print and digital formats. In addition, Common Ground hosts 24 international interdisciplinary academic conferences each year in correlation with the knowledge communities.

To view the Library of Social Science’s list of World’s Top-Ranked Publishers, click here.

February 22, 2013

Collaboration in the Scholar Learning Environment

Applied Technologies for Learning in the Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scholar is a web-based writing and learning environment which brings together formative assessment (diagnosis and feedback) and summative assessment (measuring student progress over time and in comparison with other learners). The Scholar team has been working with instructors in a variety of settings to field-test the product, build new features, and develop a greater understanding of social media and computer-supported learning environments. Bring your laptop and join Bill Cope for a detailed tour of the Scholar learning environment.

To view the online demonstration, click here.

April 26, 2012

Scholar Learning Environment Beta Release

Common Ground Publishing

In mid-June, the Scholar learning environment’s beta was released. Grounded in the research of internationally renowned education experts Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis, Scholar is the student work space of the future: web-based, social, and offering rich formative assessment to support learners.

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March 27, 2012

Bill Cope, Founder and President, Publishes New Book on Literacy Learning and Teaching

Common Ground Publishing

CGP Founder and President Bill Cope has published a new book on contemporary literacy learning and teaching with his longtime research partner, Mary Kalantzis, who serves as Dean of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Education.

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February 1, 2012

Emergent Scholarship in Spanish and Portuguese: Common Ground Publishing Spain

Common Ground Publishing

In the first six months of 2012, Common Ground Publishing Spain (CGES) published the first issues of the Revista Internacional de Tecnología, Conocimiento y Sociedad, the Revista Internacional de Humanidades, and the Revista Internacional de Economía y Gestión de las Organizaciones. CGES also published two book collections, one in in Science and Society: A contracorriente. Un análisis crítico por científicos sobre cómo se hacen la física y la astronomía and the other in Technology, Knowledge and Society: Techné: la filosofía y el sentido de la técnica.

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