Lyryx Becomes an OpenStax Ally

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - CALGARY, Alberta - Jun 25, 2018 - Lyryx Learning’s high quality, yet affordable, online homework is now integrated with a selection of OpenStax books.

Lyryx joins OpenStax in the mission to improve access to affordable educational materials by providing additional resources for OpenStax books. OpenStax is committed to providing free, peer-reviewed textbook content and offering multiple options for faculty who need additional resources for their course.

As publishers of free, openly licensed textbooks, Lyryx and OpenStax occupy a similar space in the Open Educational Resources (OER) landscape and share the goal of making education more accessible.

It’s wonderful to expand our ecosystem of high-quality resources with an organization that shares our goals of furthering OER and promoting affordability. Our partnership with Lyryx Learning is giving the OpenStax community a wonderful new homework technology option, and I’m looking forward to seeing how the pairing develops.

David Harris

Editor in Chief

Founder and CEO of Lyryx Learning, Claude Laflamme is thrilled about the partnership. “Lyryx has been producing high-quality online homework for almost two decades and in more recent years, working to develop OER to be paired with it. To be able to integrate our technology with even more open textbooks is of significant benefit to many.” He went on to say, “These types of innovative partnerships showcase the spirit of the OER movement and demonstrate how open source educational materials are sustainable.”

OpenStax Editor in Chief David Harris says “It’s wonderful to expand our ecosystem of high-quality resources with an organization that shares our goals of furthering OER and promoting affordability. Our partnership with Lyryx Learning is giving the OpenStax community a wonderful new homework technology option, and I’m looking forward to seeing how the pairing develops.”

Lyryx online homework can be paired with the following OpenStax textbooks: Calculus Vol. 1, Calculus Vol. 2, Calculus Vol. 3, Introductory Statistics, and Introductory Business Statistics.

To find out more about Lyryx Learning as an OpenStax Ally, visit: https://lyryx.com/products/openstax-ally.

About Lyryx Learning
Lyryx Learning is an open educational resource (OER) company based in Calgary, Alberta that began in the Mathematics department at the University of Calgary.  Lyryx was established in 2000 and is supporting Instructors across Canada by sustaining OER and developing adaptable, accessible and affordable resources for higher education.  Lyryx provides quality OER and service including open texts, assessments, supplements, and support in the subjects of Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting, and Economics.  Lyryx offers a modern model strengthening open educational resources, providing excellent materials and services to students at an affordable price. We are advancing learning as champions of access to knowledge.

About OpenStax

OpenStax is committed to improving access to quality learning materials. As a nonprofit ed-tech initiative that is part of Rice University and supported by philanthropic foundations, OpenStax provides free college and Advanced Placement textbooks that are developed and peer-reviewed by educators, as well as low cost, personalized courseware that helps students learn. For more information, visit http://OpenStax.org.

For more information contact:
Tamsyn Murnaghan
Director of Client Services for Lyryx Learning
W: 877-670-6726 ext.222
tamsyn@lyryx.com

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