Colorado Technical University: Identifying the Right Degree Program

This post is by Dr. Emad Rahim of Colorado Technical University, a new partner in our College Credit Pathways initiative, and coincides with the Saylor Foundation’s press release on guaranteed transfer credits for several of our courses.*  It can be a difficult decision trying to figure out which degree program and University to transfer your credits … Read More …

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Response to Michael Cusumano – “Are the Costs of ‘Free’ Too High in Online Education?”

This post is by Sarah Foregger, Ph.D., a consultant for the Saylor Foundation in the Communication discipline. Dr. Foregger taught for several years at the University of San Diego and has worked in consulting since 2012. By Sarah Foregger, Ph.D. “We need not fear that democratizing knowledge will cheapen its worth.” In an article published … Read More …

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Wikimania 2012 Opening Ceremony Encourages Diversity and Pursuit of Knowledge

Last week, Saylor Foundation staff made the quick journey to the George Washington University over the weekend to participate in Wikimania 2012. To kick off the first day of sessions, we had the pleasure of hearing from Mary Gardiner, co-founder of the Ada Initiative and Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia. Wikimania is an annual conference … Read More …

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Saylor Student Profiles: Christopher G.

Editor’s Note: Ever wonder who is taking Saylor.org courses? In interviews, presentations, and conversations, we’ve hinted at some of the profiles of Saylor.org students – which includes thousands of individuals from a variety of backgrounds – but we’ve never introduced our readers to any of them. That is, not until now. This blog post kicks … Read More …

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Check it out: Wikimania 2012!

Here at the Saylor Foundation, we are eagerly awaiting the start of Wikimania 2012, this year’s worldwide conference on all things Wiki-related. This year the conference is being hosted in our hometown of  Washington, DC, July 11th through 14th at the George Washington University. We are proud to announce our sponsorship of this exciting international … Read More …

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Game Changers: Changing the Perspective of the Future of Education

Interested in learning more about initiatives working to expand educational access? Then look no further! Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies, edited by Diana G. Oblinger, is a new and free e-book that brings together some of the most innovative organizations at the front line and highlights their efforts and models of success. To develop … Read More …

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