Elise Adamson on OpenStax College Textbooks

Earlier in the week we heard from Paul Shaber on his experiences of using OpenStax College (OSC) textbooks. Today we’re going to hear from two more educators, who I was fortunate enough to speak with earlier in the year: Elise Adamson and Adrienne Williamson. This post is dedicated to excerpts from Elise’s interview and you can find Adrienne’s interview here.

Thanks to both Elise and Adrienne for taking time out to speak with me!

Elise Adamson 

Elise Adamson (Wayland Baptist University) is Professor of Math and Physics. Elise has been using the OSC Physics book with students who are largely studying to go into medicine. She is the first in her University to be using the materials and had support from both her bookstore and colleagues for using OSC. Sapling introduced Elise to OpenStax, her “first exposure” to open educational resources (OER).

Listen to Elise tell us more about how…

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