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Important Changes to Our Diploma Pathways

February 9, 2017

We are in the process of re-tooling our diploma pathways program. Specifically, we are changing terminology to eliminate “diploma” and “major” and “minor”. Until we are ready to unveil the re-vamped information, our page at will redirect visitors to this blog post. Here is the most important thing to note: this program is not … Read More …

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Summary Report of “Open” Survey Responses

January 30, 2017

Way back in June we launched a survey asking Saylor Academy users to provide an open-ended response to one question. The subject of this question is one we are always striving to learn more about, as it is at the center of our mission. The question we asked, and got many response to, was: As … Read More …

Making Education Affordable: A New Vision for Community College, using OER and Competency-Based Education

December 13, 2016

Interview with John Milam, Executive Director, Knowledge To Work/ John Milam and his team at the Knowledge to Work (K2W) initiative of Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) have created a new education tool for self-directed learners. Leveraging the flexibility of Competency-Based Education (CBE) and Open Educational Resources (including Saylor Academy resources), partners with … Read More …

Saylor Academy & Kiron Open Higher Education Partner to Provide Higher Education to Refugees

December 6, 2016

Less than 1% of refugees globally have access to higher education. Kiron & Saylor Academy have joined forces to increase that number and will work together to provide thousands of refugees worldwide with the opportunity to graduate with an accredited university degree, free of charge. Under the partnership, Kiron will direct students to Saylor’s tuition-free … Read More …