Shuttle Endeavour Launch STS-134

Your weekend in video: 3 Hangouts to watch now

March 28, 2014 by

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: a project manager, a policy analyst, and an astronaut walk into a bar… You know what? Never mind. It isn’t very funny — but it is fascinating. And if you are all caught up on Cosmos (because Neil. deGrasse. Tyson. am I right?), here are three Hangouts on … Read More …

Empire State College and Saylor Academy Credit Partnership

Students wanted for pilot program: 4 credits for free from SUNY Empire State College

March 20, 2014 by

Go ahead…take the credit Between March 15 and August 30, we are inviting up to one hundred students to earn up to four college credits for free. (Nothing; nada; zip; zero; zilch.) Through a pilot program in partnership with SUNY Empire State College, students can submit Saylor Academy coursework for portfolio evaluation and potential credit under … Read More …

27th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference

Upcoming Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference

March 13, 2014 by

We are pleased to share the announcement for the 2014 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) annual conference at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. This save-the-date for “the only national, nonprofit membership association dedicated solely to assisting textbook and academic authors” arrives hot on the heels of our announcement yesterday of the new open textbook Information Systems for … Read More …

Access to Saylor Academy site and services for students in Cuba, Iran, and Sudan

March 13, 2014 by

Starting late yesterday, students visiting our site from Cuba, Iran, and Sudan will get no farther than our firewall. Due to sanctions levied by the United States government, we are currently unable to offer our education services, including discussion forums and course certificates, to students within Cuba, Iran, and Sudan. We are taking these actions … Read More …

Cover Image for Information Systems for Business and Beyond textbook

New open textbook released: Information Systems for Business And Beyond

March 12, 2014 by

Just in time for Open Education Week and ongoing legislative proposals before the U.S. Congress, today we announced a new open textbook produced in collaboration with author David Bourgeois, Ph.D. Information Systems for Business and Beyond is free for download, reuse, and remixing under a Creative Commons license (CC BY). The book is already in use in … Read More …