Changes to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policies

August 22, 2014 by

Hello! We want to share some important changes that are taking place at the Saylor Academy. In the coming weeks, we will be updating our website, www.saylor.org. Although our website is changing, our core mission will remain the same: we believe that barriers of cost, time, and geography should not stand in the way of … Read More …

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

August 19, 2014 by

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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August 14, 2014 by

Starting today, we have improved subscription to blog posts by email. If you have never gotten our blog posts by email, give it a try — you can unsubscribe any time, we only need your email address, and you will not be placed on any other lists as a result. Get each post delivered to your … Read More …

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

August 13, 2014 by

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 …

This poster explains Creative Commons for the rest of us

August 6, 2014 by

Visit Amit Agarwal’s Twitter profile as of today, and you will be greeted by a banner that reads, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” A lot of digital ink has been spilled over explaining Creative Commons licenses; based on the rule quoted shared by Agarwal, clearly many of us do … Read More …