06/03/2009

The first open source text - book

Virginia has released a beta version of the first open-source online textbook, "21st Century Physics FlexBook: A Compilation of Contemporary and Emerging Technologies," a collaborative effort by the state departments of Technology and Education and volunteer educators, engineers and scientists using Web-based tools to quickly up-date educational resources.

The Virginia Physics FlexBook is an effort to update educational material more quickly than can be done with traditional textbooks.

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