Two courses, six credits, sixty days…success?

April 23, 2014 by

In early February, Josh at Lit for Brains set himself a challenge: study for — and pass — two credit-bearing exams at Excelsior College (a Saylor Academy partner) in just sixty days. How did he do? You will have to read Josh’s account to find out…but would we be sharing this if the news were … Read More …

Latest Degree of Freedom podcast features Saylor Academy

April 4, 2014 by

Our Education Project Manager Lindsay Murphy talks with Jonathan Haber in his latest Degree of Freedom podcast. You can listen here (or download the .mp3). Lindsay talks about the strengths and weaknesses of our courses, our college credit initiatives, and how we aim to improve both the student experience and student outcomes in 2014. The next step … Read More …

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 …

Earthrise: 20 July 1969

Announcement: Space Systems Engineering Course Starts March 3rd

February 4, 2014 by

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. Register now, then find out more (or vice versa). Course Features Lectures from NASA project manager Jeff Volosin, NASA mission systems engineer Mike Menzel, and Nobel Laureate Dr. John C. Mather … Read More …

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Get college credit for less with Intro Statistics at StraighterLine

January 2, 2014 by

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 …