Tuesday Morning Digest: Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (for education)

September 4, 2012 by

This week’s digest is a little lean on the number of articles but is still full of interesting musings and information on how online education is continuing to change the landscape of higher education. For one: a MOOC is attempting a revolutionary peer-grading system. As expected, there were some interesting results – and a number … Read More …

Tuesday Morning Digest: More MOOCs!

August 28, 2012 by

Welcome to your Monday Tuesday Morning digest! There’s a lot of thought on MOOCs this week – the articles below are just a selection of what was floating around last week. If you’re on the Twitters (you should be!), the #MOOC hashtag is starting to gain momentum. Be sure to check it for all the latest news … Read More …

5 Tips to Maximize Your Saylor ePortfolio

August 24, 2012 by

So you’ve just signed up for a Saylor ePortfolio. Now what? Most of our ePortfolio users register to track their progress through an area of study and to have access to the transcript of their completed courses. But, there’s so much more to our ePortfolio that can give you a rich user experience – even … Read More …

Student Handbook – New Edition Available!

August 21, 2012 by

If you’re looking for the most up-to-date information on participating in the Saylor Discussion Forums, setting up your optional ePortfolio account, or any of the how-to’s behind any of our 200+ free online courses, you’re in luck! Last week, we put the finishing touches on the latest edition of the Saylor.org Student Handbook, which is … Read More …

Monday Morning Digest: Progress

August 20, 2012 by

A number of articles last week reported on the progress of all the online outfits that we all keep hearing about: Coursera and Udacity reporting on their enrollment numbers; students coping with these new online environments; and an update on the folks who Peter Thiel encouraged to drop out of college to pursue entrepreneurial interests. … Read More …