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Office Hours April 9th 2015

Join us for our April Office Hours

March 27, 2015

Mark your calendars for our April Office Hours via Google Hangout on Air at 2:00PM EDT on April 9th, 2015. We will share updates about our new Moodle-based course platform and respond to your questions. To RSVP (optional) or leave a question, see the event page on Google+. You can also ask questions in the … Read More …


Saylor Academy hosted textbooks now in HTML and editable by anybody

March 26, 2015

Not by our own intention, our Bookshelf page is one of the most popular single pages on our site. Nor are we surprised — we host over 100 full-length textbooks, many of which cover 100- and 200-level undergraduate courses in popular disciplines like business, psychology, and communication. For over two years, we primarily offered two … Read More …


Giving and getting feedback for your work

March 25, 2015

Seeking feedback on the work that you do as a learner is important. For one thing, it implies that you create your work with an expectation of sharing it, which has cognitive benefits (see #13, “15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning“). For another thing, it allows you to gather others’ perspectives, insights, and critiques toward improving your knowledge and … Read More …


Certificate Chain Issues with Gandi SHA2 Certificates

March 12, 2015

Earlier in the week, you may have noticed some… issues when connecting to our sites. Last Friday, I had updated our SSL certificates to new SHA2 certificates from Gandi. I went through the normal process to get a replacement certificate: specifying SHA2 in the CSR, grabbing the newly generated certificate and intermediate certificate, replacing them … Read More …