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Pre-made, course-complete adaptive courseware that draws on peer-reviewed open educational resources

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OpenStax Tutor is adaptive courseware that draws on peer-reviewed open educational resources. It comes pre-made and course complete, and includes reading materials, simulations, homework and assessments. Instructors can access analytics dashboards with performance forecasting and can use the courseware when teaching in fully online, blended or face-to-face formats. A nonprofit based at Rice University, OpenStax emphasizes its integration of cognitive science research findings into product development. OpenStax is recruiting colleges and universities to participate in its spring 2017 pilot.

Courseware Features
  • Course Complete
  • Pre-made Course
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Sociology
LMS Integrations
  • Blackboard
  • Canvas
  • Brightspace by D2L
  • Moodle
  • Schoology
Standards Integrations
    Support
    • Online or Phone Faculty Support
    • Online or Phone Student Support
    • Technology / Platform Integration Services
    Pricing Data
    • Free for spring 2017 pilot.

    Courseware Features

    Ratings are based on company self-assessment, guided by the CWiC Framework.

    • Adaptivity

      The content can be adjusted in relation to a learner's knowledge

    Medium

    • Customization

      Educators and course designers can alter learning or assessment content

    High

    • Learner Autonomy

      Learners can impact or augment instruction based on their choices

    Low

    • Socio-Emotional

      Use of feedback and interventions based on a learner’s social-emotional state

    Low

    • Assessment

      The presence of academic structures and the capacity to assess learning in relation to them

    Medium

    • Collaboration

      Ability for learners and/or educators to engage with each other in the context of learning

    Low

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