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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 …

Care to share?

August 4, 2014 by

As you might have noticed already, we have added a bar to our website pages that invites you to share with your networks. The function comes courtesy of ShareThis. While change is not always comfortable, we think this social media plugin strikes a good balance between obtrusiveness and invisibility, where the former can be alienating and the … Read More …

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 …

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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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 …