Macmillan Learning Community Guidelines

Community Manager
Community Manager

Welcome to the Macmillan Teaching Learning Community!

Our mission is to support the people teaching in the increasingly complex environment of higher education. We aspire to be a community that connects instructors with other teachers, scholars, authors, and editors, as well as with a library of resources for teaching and learning.  These are our community values. Please use them as guidelines as you engage with the people and content on our Teaching Learning Community (TLC).

Be yourself.
When you register for an account, we will verify your instructor status before you are given full instructor access. 

  • Please do not share your registered account with another person or organization. 
  • Choose a screen name that you are comfortable sharing. It will be your public name as a member of the community.
  • Don’t pretend to be someone else, or claim false credentials for yourself.
  • Don’t promote products or services except for teaching resources and in that case disclose the relationship you have with the brand in your post.
  • Macmillan employees, identified with the Macmillan badge and with the “Macmillan Employee” rank, participate in the community as ambassadors of that brand when they share their ideas, opinions, and expertise. Authors of titles published by Macmillan are identified with the "Author" rank and badge. Subject matter experts posting on behalf of Macmillan are identified with the “Expert” rank and badge. 

Take teaching (and learning) seriously.

The members of our Macmillan Teaching Learning Community are people who are passionate about pedagogy and improving student outcomes. Respond to them in a way that is appropriate for a professional conversation. Don’t post content or comments that are not relevant to our community mission. Don’t spam members, or post the same message in multiple places. If you’d like to use the community platform to invite members to join or participate in a personal or professional event or organization, please ask us for permission before you do.

Engage in respectful academic discourse.

At Macmillan Learning, we engage with many points of view on pedagogy, digital versus print, and the role of a publisher,  but inappropriate or hateful speech is not tolerated. Don’t post sexual, violent, hateful, or discriminatory content or comments.

Honor intellectual property.
Respect copyright and other intellectual property rights. Only post content that you created or that you're authorized to use.

Protect privacy.
Don't share anything about yourself or your organization that you would not want to see published in the paper. Don't post personal information about yourself or anyone else, including email address, phone number, or any content that is not your own without the author's consent.

By joining the Macmillan Teaching Learning Community, you agree to follow these guidelines as well as our full Terms of Use. We are happy to have you!

New Contributor
New Contributor

Hi.  I have a couple of economics teaching pieces using Excel that I'd like to share with the community.   None of the major text books in the market use these simple Excel applications.  I believe students majoring in economics should be exposed to Excel and other data analysis tools to remain relevant in the market place.  How would I go about posting my teaching notes on this site?  I don't see an obvious link.  Thanks.  Best, Bahram (

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Macmillan Employee
Macmillan Employee

Hi @bahram , thank you for sending along your suggestion! 

@clay_bolton please refer to the comment below and let them know if this can be featured on the Econ Community.


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