Open Source Stories Talks: Democratizing knowledge in higher ed

Costly, inflexible college textbooks and course materials are ripe for open source innovation. Since the late 1990s, Rice University computer science professor Rich Baraniuk, Ph.D. has led an effort to bring more open approaches to the U.S. textbook industry.

In this session, he traces the growth of OpenStax. Baraniuk founded OpenStax at Rice to publish free, open source textbooks; it’s become the hub of a 35,000-educator movement that’s transforming academia.

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