BOSTON, November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Boclips, whose collections of curriculum-aligned videos and podcasts help educational institutions improve learning experiences for students around the world, announces a partnership with rice university-based OpenStax, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving access to education for all students by providing free, high-quality, peer-reviewed, open-licensed textbooks. With thousands of videos now educationally mapped to each of OpenStax’s textbooks, Boclips will help OpenStax users meet student demand for media-rich content and solve industry challenges around student engagement. learners and the licensing of videos.
“The digital transformation of the education sector has highlighted both the value and the demand for video-based learning experiences,” said David Bainbridge, Founder and CEO of Boclips. “With this comes the responsibility of education providers to provide high-quality, curriculum-aligned media resources. As stakeholders rethink what education should look like today, it is crucial that they hear students’ calls for modernization and flexible ways of learning.
As video consumption habits and learner expectations change, the partnership between OpenStax and Boclips will enable college professors and other education providers to remain proactive in video-based learning. Users will now be able to purchase licenses for video collections, mapped to a single or a combination of 55 OpenStax titles, directly from Boclips. Internationally recognized media organizations supporting this initiative include PBS, TED-Ed, TED Talks, Crash Course, NASA Godard and Bloomberg.
“At OpenStax, our mission is to transform learning so that education works for every student,” said Daniel Williamson, CEO of OpenStax. “Through our growing network of allies, instructors and students have expanded access to a variety of learning technology options for use with our high-quality, open-licensed textbooks. We welcome Boclips to our ecosystem allies and look forward to all the ways they will work to increase equity in education and improve the learning experience for millions of students around the world.”
To learn more about Boclips’ partnership with OpenStax, subscribe to the November 15 webinar at www.boclips.com/openstax.
OpenStax is a non-profit educational initiative rice university with a mission to improve access to education and learning for all. Through partnerships with philanthropic foundations and alliances with educational resource companies, OpenStax is breaking down common barriers to learning and leading the open access movement.
Since 2014, Boclips has partnered with publishers, edtechs and training providers around the world to enrich learning with curriculum-aligned multimedia content. Boclips is the industry-trusted destination for quality-controlled rich media from leading creators and curated by academic standards.