Peer-reviewed OER digital textbooks will be uniquely personalized for each student


OpenStax and Knewton have formed a partnership intended to personalize the learning experience for college students using open source digital textbooks.

OpenStax is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials, and its open educational resource (OER) textbooks are developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable, accurate, and meet scope and sequence requirements.

Knewton's adaptive learning platform will provide specific content recommendations for precisely what a student should study next by analyzing the data set of what the student knows, how...

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