Type: Private 4-Year, Research University
Annual Enrollment: 6,621
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. In this tradition, Rice is home to OpenStax, a nonprofit that creates openly licensed textbooks (https://openstax.org/).
Fondren Library is currently investigating ways it can support OER creation and adoption across campus.
Campus Entities Most Active in Efforts Advancing OER:
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Academic Subjects With Greatest OER Traction:
Curious about open textbooks published by Rice’s own OpenStax? As part of Open Education Week (https://www.openeducationweek.org/), Fondren Library invites you to peruse print editions of OpenStax textbooks. These books are on display near the South Reading Room on the first floor of Fondren Library.
Date: March 7, 2018 - March 30, 2018
Scope: OER (open course content)