Moving Boxes

We have a new address!

July 7, 2014 by

You may have heard rumblings of this here and there. You may have seen some of the pictures. We have indeed moved across the Potomac from Washington, DC to Arlington, VA (we can just see the Capitol dome in the distance…from one window…at a rather oblique angle). More specifically, we have moved from the Georgetown … Read More …

Documentary film screening (D.C.): Courageous Learning

June 19, 2014 by

If you are in D.C., consider this event for your calendar; if not, keep an eye out for this documentary film (and when you spot it, watch it). The U.S. Congressional E-Learning Caucus hosts the premier of documentary film Courageous Learning on June 23, 2014 at noon in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center (Room HVC-200). From the announcement … Read More …

How our community demographics stack against some MOOCs

June 17, 2014 by

On Friday, The Chronicle of Higher Education helpfully distilled some key metrics recently released by edX on their first sixteen MOOCs (8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs). We thought our community might be interested in how the Saylor Academy stacks up (favorably, we believe). We will look specifically at points 1-4; because of our … Read More …

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Apply to attend the Institute for Open Leadership

May 27, 2014 by

Following on the heels of the Open Policy Network (OPN) launch, we are pleased to share an opportunity for individuals around the world who are interested in bringing open policy to their fields or institutions. The Institute for Open Leadership is accepting applications through June. The Institute for Open Leadership is a training program to … Read More …

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Launch of the Open Policy Network

May 19, 2014 by

The Saylor Academy is a member organization of the Open Policy Network. In concert with other members, we are pleased to share the following message. We are excited to announce the launch of the Open Policy Network. The Open Policy Network, or OPN for short, is a coalition of organizations and individuals working to support the creation, … Read More …