Graphing the growth of the Saylor Direct Credit program

Can Saylor Academy save college students $1 million in tuition in 2016? In April, we reported on completion of exams for credit recommended courses, in which we estimated confirmed student tuition savings to date of more than $250,000 — that’s about $2,000 per student! With this post, we wanted to share a couple graphs to … Read More …

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Scheduled maintenance March 16th

From about 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) on Wednesday, March 16th, students will be unable to log in to their Saylor Academy accounts, complete exams, etc.. During this time, we will permanently close down our eportfolio platform (eportfolio.saylor.org). After this maintenance, login and account management will be exclusively available via https://learn.saylor.org. For more details … Read More …

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Join our live office hours on Wednesday, part of celebrating Open Education Week 2016

Please join us for our Open Office Hours this Wednesday, March 9th at 3:00 PM EST! Our topic will be Open Courses for College Credit — we have chosen to highlight credit opportunities for open online learning in order to inform and inspire not just our current student community, but a wider community of parents, … Read More …

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Learn how to re-use open educational resources in four short weeks

If you have been with Saylor Academy long enough (or have just poked around our site enough), you will know that open educational resources (OER) have been at the heart of our courses from the very beginning. We use OER for our learning materials as much as feasible and our courses themselves can be remixed … Read More …

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