Explore Digital Courseware: OpenStax

Tuesday, February 14 | 2:30PM–3:15PM | Houston Ballroom Foyer
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
OpenStax Tutor Beta, digital courseware from Rice University's nonprofit educational initiative, combines its free, peer-reviewed, openly licensed content with interactive features and lesson-reinforcing practice. OpenStax Tutor Beta development is driven by academic research and based on principles from cognitive science and machine learning algorithms. Learn how OpenStax OER – already in use at over 3,000 schools – coupled with low-cost technology not only increases access but also improves student learning.

Outcomes: Understand the key concepts and capabilities of each digital courseware solution * Engage with solution developers on best practices for institutional adoption and implementation * Develop a communication framework for future engagement


  • David Harris

    Editor-in-Chief, OpenStax
  • Jason Pickavance

    Associate Provost for Academic Operations, Salt Lake Community College
  • Eddie Watson

    Associate Vice President, Association of American Colleges & Universities