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Promoting equity and engagement during challenging times

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After a remarkable initial effort in the shift to online teaching, educators and students are facing an uncertain future: their institutions may undergo long-term change and face continued disruption. Regardless of delivery method and timeline, they will require strategies and resources to ensure equity, adaptability, and quality in their programs. 

As a major provider for thousands of colleges and school districts, OpenStax has a unique perspective regarding instructional needs. In this webinar, we’ll share the requests from our faculty, the approaches of our adopting institutions, and the methods employed by our educational technology partners. Finally, we will discuss the types of educational research opportunities we’re framing to inform the community.

Richard Baraniuk, Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University and the Founder/Director of OpenStax

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Friday, April 24, 2020
12:00 PM CT
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Richard Baraniuk, Ph.D.

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Presented By Richard Baraniuk, Ph.D.

Richard Baraniuk, Ph.D.

Richard Baraniuk is the Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University and the Founder/Director of OpenStax. He is one of the founders of the Open Education movement, starting with Connexions (now OpenStax CNX) in 1999. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Academy of Inventors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and IEEE, and has received the IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal. His current focus at OpenStax is developing new machine learning algorithms to drive the personalized learning functions in OpenStax Tutor.

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