Survey: Verified Certificates

If you subscribe to our mailing list you may well have already seen this survey and, indeed, have already taken it, but if not, please take a look! Essentially, we are curious to learn what you already know and what you think about verified certificates — it is a direction we are looking seriously at … Read More …

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The Straight Dope on convenient, affordable college credit options

A mention of Saylor Academy on the discussion forums of the legendary Straight Dope? That’s probably, like, one degree of separation from Cecil Adams. We’re honored. Speechless! (But capable of typing, hence this post.) Now that we’re done crowing, though, we suggest you take a look at the post if you or someone you love … Read More …

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Important changes coming to our Eportfolio system

Several big changes have happened with Saylor Academy so far this year, including: moving our courses from WordPress to Moodle, moving our discussion forums from WordPress to Discourse, launching new and improved certificates, and (this is the controversial one!) dividing our courses into the fully-supported group on Learn site and the unsupported group at our Legacy site. He is … Read More …

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Adamjee Life Academy Stories – Neelam

Neelam Malik-Tajani, learning with Saylor Academy as part of the Adamjee Life Academy initiative, talks about the need to practice juggling multiple tasks — while one is already juggling multiple tasks. Saylor Academy is great way of initiating the learning process. The purpose of choosing three particular courses was to learn how to manage the tasks … Read More …

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Books Not Bullets: investing in our future by investing in education

Saylor Academy began with the simple idea that everyone, everywhere, should have access to education. We share this belief with Malala Yousafzai. This year, for her birthday, Malala wants people to help fight for access to education for everyone around the world. What would universal education take? More than any one of us can give, … Read More …

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How Bay College borrowed, improved, and reshared Saylor Academy OER

Open Educational Resources (OER) are at the core of what we do, so we are always happy to learn of ways that others are able to adapt and reuse our materials. Open learning materials can be edited, translated, localized, and generally improved upon by anyone, which effectively extends the usefulness of resources while distributing the … Read More …

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Adamjee Life Academy Stories – Nadeem

From our Adamjee Life staff stories, Nadeem Meher mentions the value of online learning in preparing to teach and train others in the workplace. One of my Key Performance Indicators is ‘Learning & Growth’ and I was required to appear in three courses of Saylor Academy. Therefore, I chose courses according to my cadre. I found the material provided … Read More …

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