Journal article on OER and college credit co-authored by Saylor Academy staff

With lead author John Hilton III of Brigham Young University, our staff members Lindsay Murphy and Devon Ritter have written and had published the article “From Open Educational Resources to College Credit: The Approaches of Saylor Academy” in open-access journal Open Praxis [Vol 6, No 4 (2014)]. The article considers the Saylor Academy’s history, philosophy, … Read More …

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Site Maintenance Saturday, November 7

On Saturday, 8 November 2014, Saylor Academy will be performing maintenance on a number of our servers and systems between 8:00 PM and 12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5); systems affected will include our main site, our sign-in system, our test center (school.saylor.org), our ePortfolio, and our forums. We strongly recommend that you do not … Read More …

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Earn Tuition-Free College Credit Transferable to Thomas Edison State College

We are excited to formally announce that students can earn up to 34 tuition-free credits that can be transferred and applied to an undergraduate degree at Thomas Edison State College, a state-owned accredited college who has been a long time partner of the Saylor Academy. Students can earn the credits through our self-paced “Earn College Credit” … Read More …

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Putting Your Strategic Plans in Perspective – Part 3

Editor’s note: this guest post is the third in a short series by Ankit Khandelwal, a prolific student of online courses. This article covers free and inexpensive online resources for developing expertise in business strategy outside of a traditional degree program. Continuation from the previous post So far we have seen how to develop your strategic … Read More …

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Earn College Credit from Brandman University with Saylor Academy Courses

Twenty-two Saylor Academy courses in business and computer science can be worth credit for students of Brandman University, a non-profit with campuses in California and Washington, as well as online. Students work through self-paced material and take a proctored exam online whenever they are ready. The result is a degree program that can more easily … Read More …

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Skipping The MBA For Online Ed? How Far Has The Business Skills Category Come?

(Editor’s note: This guest article by Robert McGuire is provided courtesy of SkilledUp. Robert McGuire is Editor of SkilledUp’s B2B blog and can be found on Twitter at @robertwmcguire. Image credit: modified from “Perspective: Lecture Hall” byTaqi®™ via photopin. CC BY 2.0.) You can also download a PDF of this piece. Business skills training is perhaps the second most active category in online … Read More …

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Maximizing your learning through online tools: Strategic Planning – Part 2

Editor’s note: this guest post is the second in a short series by Ankit Khandelwal, a prolific student of online courses. This article covers free and inexpensive online resources for developing expertise in business strategy outside of a traditional degree program. Continuing from before In the previous post, I talked about some of the ways to … Read More …

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Two Saylor Academy Courses Recommended for College Credit by American Council on Education

The Saylor Academy is thrilled to announce that two of our STEM courses, Chemistry I and Molecular and Cellular Biology, have been recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®). Thanks to ACE CREDIT, Saylor Academy students can now earn recommended college credit for CHEM101 and BIO101b … Read More …

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