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Using the Moodle Mobile app with Saylor Academy courses

October 5, 2016

One of the recurring questions we get is whether we have a mobile app. Try out Saylor Academy on the Moodle Mobile app and let us know what you think!


A Compendious History of Distance Education

September 15, 2016

In celebration of Online Learning Day, we’re sharing a quick and concise history of distance and online learning. You can share your Saylor Academy learning experiences using the hashtag #OnlineLearningDay


Celebrating International Literacy Day

September 8, 2016

Fifty years ago, when UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) proclaimed the 8th of September International Literacy Day, 24% of youth between the ages of 15 and 24 could not read or write. A lot has been accomplished since then; according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, today that number is less than … Read More …

Saylor Academy discussion forums updated to Discourse 1.6

Discussion forums upgraded to Discourse 1.6

August 8, 2016

Our discussion forums, based on the open-source Discourse software, got a quiet update today — we moved from version 1.5 to 1.6. A big thanks to John for quietly, quickly, and successfully making this happen earlier today! The major changes can be found at the Discourse project’s blog, here; highlights include stronger security, a new … Read More …