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New open textbook released: Information Systems for Business And Beyond

March 12, 2014 by

Just in time for Open Education Week and ongoing legislative proposals before the U.S. Congress, today we announced a new open textbook produced in collaboration with author David Bourgeois, Ph.D. Information Systems for Business and Beyond is free for download, reuse, and remixing under a Creative Commons license (CC BY). The book is already in use in … Read More …

Monday Morning Digest: Open Ed.-It Makes the World Go ‘Round

March 11, 2013 by

Good Morning and Happy Monday! Open Education Week started today and we’re very psyched about it here at Saylor. Further building on this theme, we take a look at news from around the US and the world. From the state of California,to Scotland, to Berlin, Germany, open education is the name of the game. Student … Read More …

Open Education Week – March 11-15!

March 8, 2013 by

Open Education Week kicks off starting Monday, with lots of events for all to enjoy online. For more information, including a schedule, go right to the source at www.openeducationweek.org. From this page, you can find a link for a mobile-optimized OEW schedule, as well as subscription links for all the popular calendars. Want more info … Read More …

School of Open launches Monday with Open Education Week!

March 7, 2013 by

An announcement* from our friends: The School of Open is launching beginning this Monday for Open Education Week, March 11-15. A community of volunteers from P2PU, Creative Commons, Open.Michigan, and Wikimedia will offer free online courses on copyright, CC licenses, Wikipedia, open science, open data, open video formats, and more. The main site has the digs on … Read More …

Making Open Courseware Count

November 7, 2012 by

On October 16th Alana Harrington, Executive Director of Saylor.org, presented at the Open Education Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Alana’s presentation, titled Making Open Courseware Count, explored how students are using Saylor.org courses to improve their lives. Here is an excerpt from the presentation summary: Over the past year, we’ve found that our courseware attracts … Read More …