SXSW EDU 2018
What Happens When States Fund OER?
State creation of open educational resources leads to life-changing educational access. In 2016, the Texas Education Agency awarded a contract to Rice University’s OpenStax and University of Florida's Study Edge to produce standards-aligned, open-source instructional materials. The panel will discuss how this innovative model affects Texas schools, teachers, and students and how legislators and nonprofits can work together to improve upon the model.
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- Lean how the facilitation and creation of open-source content affects Texas, schools, teachers, and students.
- Understand how Texas institutions, legislators, and nonprofits working together to improve upon this innovative model?
- Know how and why teachers, students, and parents should submit feedback to the OpenStax, Study Edge, the TEA regarding open-source materials
Scott Hochberg, Former State Representative, N/A