Important changes coming to our Eportfolio system

Several big changes have happened with Saylor Academy so far this year, including: moving our courses from WordPress to Moodle, moving our discussion forums from WordPress to Discourse, launching new and improved certificates, and (this is the controversial one!) dividing our courses into the fully-supported group on Learn site and the unsupported group at our Legacy site. He is … Read More …

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Partnering with Accredible to build interactive portfolio certificates

With Accredible, we have just announced our work to build the next generation of course certificates. As Accredible says on their post, Accredible’s certificates go beyond the standard PDF certificate, showing what a student has learned by embedding evidence and insights into a clear format optimized for glancability. A soft launch, which will include 93 or our … Read More …

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Ninja skills: how do you manage your online learning?

I recently had the opportunity to go through (a lot) of old papers and notes from elementary school, secondary school, and college. I saw years of attempting to stay organized: three-ring binders, portfolios, spiral notebooks, bound notebooks, index cards, loose papers, and the odd floppy disk. After nineteen years of schooling, I was just starting to … Read More …

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