Open Course Option in Business Administration Now More Open Than Ever

We are thrilled to share the news that Thomas Edison State College (TESC) has made two prior learning assessment (PLA) courses available under a Creative Commons Attribution-only license (CC-BY 4.0). These courses can be used by students hoping to demonstrate prior learning towards TESC credits and can be adapted by other parties and institutions interested in PLA … Read More …

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Wrap-up: Survey of Systems Engineering MOOC

Our recent foray into the MOOC world, a systems engineering course produced in partnership with NASA personnel, was an astronomical success (pardon the pun). Over 9,000 students from 143 countries enrolled and nearly 600 completed the final exam; nine students who completed the Mars Sample Return Mission project took a VIP tour of the Goddard Space Flight Center. … Read More …

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Announcement: Space Systems Engineering Course Starts March 3rd

In collaboration with staff from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, we are thrilled to present a free, online, six-week course in Space Systems Engineering. [Edit 07/25/14: This course originally ran in the spring of 2014. It is now available as a self-paced course that you can begin any time...even now.] Register now, then find out … Read More …

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Get college credit for less with Intro Statistics at StraighterLine

Yesterday, we mentioned that more credit opportunities would be on the way; here’s a 50% savings opportunity to kick off the new year: Students can now earn (more) inexpensive credit for MA121: Introduction to Statistics. Through our partnership with StraighterLine, we’ve secured a 50% discount off of their MAT202 Statistics course (which utilizes Saylor’s MA121 course content) … Read More …

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Release: K-12 OER and College Credit Pathways for Online Learning (video)

Earlier in November, we presented two topics at the 2013 Open Education Conference: Creating a path towards an affordable, accredited higher education together The Saylor Foundation K-12 Initiative – Full Curriculum OER Our share-worthy press release has all the details, but you can view the full presentations, including YouTube videos (skip to the end) here: … Read More …

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2 for 1: K12 Math and ELA 006 Now Available on iTunes U

Calling 6th-grade teachers, students, and homeschoolers too — we have a great recipe cooked up just for you! All rhyming aside, the mobile-flavored K12ELA006 English Language Arts 6 and K12MATH006 Math 6 are now available on the Saylor Foundation’s iTunes U channel! The Course Deets: K12ELA006: This Common Core aligned English Language Arts course is geared towards sixth grade … Read More …

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2 for 1: English Language Arts 8 & Advanced Statistics Now Available on iTunes U!

Saylor.org’s K12 learning has officially gone mobile! And what couldn’t be a better way to start off than by launching 2 courses at once? That’s right! K12ELA008 English Language Arts 8 and K12MATH014 Advanced Statistics are now available on our Saylor channel on iTunes U! The Course Deets: K12ELA008: This Common Core aligned course is … Read More …

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ICYMI – New Schools of Thought in Education

Thought we’d complete your Saturday afternoon with extra knowledge.  We promise we’re even more entertaining than a 22-hour non-filibuster. What we’ve been up to: Making Friends – Bellevue University is our newest credit-pathway partner. Check out their offerings, especially a course to help you develop a portfolio you can submit to earn Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) … Read More …

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Up and Coming: More K12 courses!

Calling all K12 students and teachers: Looking for some K12 common core-aligned resources and courses? Interested in supplementing your offline coursework with some technology to further enhance your learning? Then crack open your laptop! We’ve got lots of courses live and others are coming up in our K12 section at full speed! Read on for … Read More …

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