New course: Technical Writing

We’re pleased to announce a brand new course, ENGL210: Technical Writing. Don’t let the name fool you — this course is about much more than simply writing product manuals or software documentation. Across seven units, you will learn: Audience Analysis Writing Memos & Emails Writing Formal Letters Using Visuals to Convey Information Process Documentation Writing … Read More …

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Release: Alternative Credit Project™

American Council on Education Unveils Alternative Credit Project Course Pool Saylor Academy Participating in Initiative to Help Nontraditional Learners Gain College Degrees and Credentials Washington, DC (Oct. 21, 2015) — The American Council on Education (ACE) today announced the pool of courses selected as part of ACE’s Alternative Credit Project™, a groundbreaking initiative to boost the … Read More …

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Posted! (Non-certificate) final exams for our legacy courses

This post is only about our archived courses — if you are learning with us at learn.saylor.org, the courses, exams, and certificates work the way they did yesterday, the way they do today, and the way they will tomorrow! One of the major requests we have had since we closed the old testing center last month if to make final exams available for … Read More …

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Adamjee Life Academy Stories – Neelam

Neelam Malik-Tajani, learning with Saylor Academy as part of the Adamjee Life Academy initiative, talks about the need to practice juggling multiple tasks — while one is already juggling multiple tasks. Saylor Academy is great way of initiating the learning process. The purpose of choosing three particular courses was to learn how to manage the tasks … Read More …

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How Bay College borrowed, improved, and reshared Saylor Academy OER

Open Educational Resources (OER) are at the core of what we do, so we are always happy to learn of ways that others are able to adapt and reuse our materials. Open learning materials can be edited, translated, localized, and generally improved upon by anyone, which effectively extends the usefulness of resources while distributing the … Read More …

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May the 4th be with you! 16 free courses for Jedi, Rebels, and Imperials

Whichever side of the Force you call home, Saylor Academy has great courses for grizzled veterans of the rebellion and young conscripts alike, as well as for citizens who would just like to better understand the political, social, and economic landscape of the galaxy. Although we don’t offer technical courses on lightsaber repair, elementary hyperdrive … Read More …

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