Connexions: Collaborative development of textbooks and educational materials

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Quoting from TED Talks:

“Richard Baraniuk is a Rice University professor with a giant vision: to create a free, global online education system. In this presentation, he introduces Connexions, the open-access publishing system that’s changing the landscape of education by providing free coursework and educational materials to everyone in the world. (Recorded February 2006 in Monterey, CA.”

Watch the video at TED Talks >>

Quoting from Connexions:

Connexions is an environment for collaboratively developing, freely sharing, and rapidly publishing scholarly content on the Web. Our Content Commons contains educational materials for everyone — from children to college students to professionals — organized in small modules that are easily connected into larger courses. All content is free to use and reuse under the Creative Commons “attribution” license.

Source:

http://cnx.org/
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Daniel Montano
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Keyword: Daniel Montano, Dan Montano, user experience design, information architect

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