Richard Baraniuk

The birth of the open-source learning revolution

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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.

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Richard Baraniuk · 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.

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.