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Richard Baraniuk:
The birth of the open-source learning revolution

TED2006 · 18:34 · Filmed Feb 2006
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Richard Baraniuk: The birth of the open-source learning revolution
18:34 · Filmed February 2006 at TED2006 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

In 2006, open-learning visionary Richard Baraniuk explains the vision behind Connexions (now called OpenStax), an open-source, online education system. It cuts out the textbook, allowing teachers to share and modify course materials freely, anywhere in the world.

Education visionary
Richard Baraniuk founded Connexions — now called OpenStax — a free, open-source, global clearinghouse of course materials. Students and educators tap into its vast store of texts on everything from engineering to ornithology to music, adapting the content as they see fit. Full bio
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