The Heartbleed Bug

Saylor Academy NOT compromised by Heartbleed Bug

April 16, 2014 by

As you may have heard, last week a major security issue was detected in OpenSSL, the technology that powers encryption across much of the internet. The Saylor Academy took immediate steps to assess our infrastructure and patch the potential vulnerability. Our investigation showed that no Saylor Academy service was vulnerable to the Heartbleed security flaw … Read More …

New Course Catalog in ePortfolio

September 17, 2013 by

We’ve been rolling out a few changes to the look and function of our ePortfolio (and for those who have shared ideas and bug reports over the months — thank you for your patience and your commitment to making Saylor.org ever better). Back in July, we shared the new and improved student directory, and today … Read More …

New! Improved! The ePortfolio Student Directory

July 31, 2013 by

So you’re working hard on one of our courses, and you decide that you miss the outside world. Remember, no man is an island. You decide a good way to start would be to find other folks like you. You open up our ePortfolio site, click on the Student Directory tab and…

Ninja skills: how do you manage your online learning?

March 13, 2013 by

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 …

ECON101 on iTunes U

November 27, 2012 by

It’s a whole new week, and that means a whole new iTunes U course! This week, we delve once more into the dismal science with ECON101: Principles of Microeconomics. ECON102 (Macroeconomics) is already available on iTunes U, which brings us up to a full introductory year of Econ available entirely on your iOS device! You … Read More …