Lyryx Joins BCcampus Open Textbook Collection

Calgary, AB (April 4, 2017) The Lyryx with Open Texts collection is now available through the BCcampus repositories to be shared openly with Instructors globally. BCcampus is recognized as a leader of Open Educational Resource development in Canada and worldwide. The BC Open Textbook Collection now holds over 180 open textbooks in 8 main and…

Open Education Week 2017 Webinar

Adopting a new textbook, whether open or traditional is a process – but the question you have to ask is: does the reward outweigh the challenge? In the webinar we will be discussing the challenges that Instructors face when adopting an open text and addressing how to overcome those challenges with ease. Presenter: Tamsyn Murnaghan…

Lyryx Recognized for Excellence in OER

Calgary, AB (March 6, 2017) Lyryx Learning has received an honorable mention as part of the 2017 OE Awards with the Open Education Consortium.  This honorable mention is in recognition of our strengths and initiatives with Open Textbooks. In response to this recognition Lyryx wants to bring further awareness to the importance of open educational…

TEXTBOOKS OUT – OPEN TEXTS IN

Calgary, AB (January 19, 2017) – Yesterday Bloomberg reported that Pearson Plc, an education publishing company, had a decrease of 30% in Q4 for their higher education material in the United States. This may indicate that students are recognizing alternatives to the traditional printed textbook. Over the past ten years, prices on textbooks have risen…