TEACHONLINE.CA Discusses Lyryx in: Open Educational Resources (OER) Applications from Around the World

Calgary, AB (February 9, 2018) In a series of insightful descriptions, Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate Rory McGreal highlights the expanding and diverse applications of OER in post-secondary institutions around the world. The thirteen examples provide insights into multiple facets of OER development, use and impact: Use of OER for teaching and learning;…

Lyryx Exhibits and Presents at JMM 2018

San Diego, CA (January 10-13, 2018) The New Year gave way to Lyryx exhibiting and presenting at the Joint Mathematics Meetings – the largest mathematics meeting in the world! Amidst more than 6,000 mathematicians, Lyryx spread the word about open educational resources (OER), namely open texts in Calculus, Linear Algebra and Introductory Statistics. Attendees were…

Opening Up for Student Success

Lyryx announces the release of “Linear Algebra with Applications” (W. Keith Nicholson) as their latest open educational resource (OER). Calgary, AB (January 8, 2018) Today marks the official release of the latest open educational resource (OER) from Lyryx Learning. W. Keith Nicholson’s, Linear Algebra with Applications, a text published for many years by a traditional…

Lyryx Attends 43rd AMATYC Annual Conference

San Diego, CA (November 9-12, 2017) Last week, Lyryx headed south for the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges Annual Conference. Mathematics educators from all over the US (and some Canadians!) attended to “Have a Prime Time” and learn more about developments in the instruction of mathematics. For Lyryx, it was an opportunity to…

Lyryx Reports Substantial Savings For Students

Lyryx reports substantial savings for post-secondary students enrolled in courses using open educational resources (OER). Calgary, AB (September 12, 2017) Lyryx Learning’s FREE LAB Initiative recently reported $350,000 in savings for students since the Fall of 2014! This unique initiative, pioneered by Lyryx, is available to university and college courses using open texts and Lyryx…

Update for Fall 2016

Students using Lyryx supported OER save an estimated $1.2 million October 4, 2016 Thanks to Lyryx with Open Texts (LOTs), more and more students are accessing free open source textbooks and affordable online assessment! While last year’s cost savings were significant, gains in existing subjects and the addition of Introduction to Financial Accounting and Statistics…

Math professor provides open texts to students and instructors across Canada

Claude Laflamme combines love of teaching with entrepreneurial spirit to produce free online educational resources.  Claude Laflamme is not afraid to try out new ideas. Over the last 15 years, the professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics has been combining his passion for teaching with entrepreneurship. The result of his work is innovative teaching and…