What Happens When OER Stops Being Polite, and Starts Getting Real – Help Us Go to SXSWedu to Talk “Real World OER”

SXSWedu (not to mention the wider SXSW festival ecosystem) is a must-have conference pit stop for Spring 2014. K20 educators, entrepreneurs, policy folk and nonprofit reps will convene March 3-6 to make, hack and chat up the latest in the education space…and that’s where we come in. We’re throwing our hats in the proverbial ring … Read More …

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Adamjee Life and Saylor Foundation Launch Pakistan’s First Corporate Virtual Academy

Whew. It’s been a busy week here at Saylor.org and we’re on the move abroad in our latest announcement.  We’re pleased to share our support and partnership with Adamjee Life, one of the largest life insurance companies in Pakistan. Their latest endeavor, Adamjee Life Academy, launched this week and yours truly is providing the OER to … Read More …

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Monday Morning Digest: Chain Reaction

It’s all happening, people. The education ecosystem is basically in the middle of a spiral domino effect – as if you didn’t realize this already. We start our first piece today with The Carnegie Foundation –  inventor of the credit hour – as they announce a year long “intervention”, if you will, to determine a new standard for measuring … Read More …

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Monday Morning Digest: Digital Citizenship Beyond Facebook?

Good Monday, everyone! This week we start out by exploring a story – a podcast, actually – about providing university students and faculty with their own personal web domains. University of Mary Washington has piloted A Domain of One’s Own to hand over “digital citizenship” to their co-eds and integrate an online presence to their 4-year college experience and … Read More …

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Monday Morning Roundup: The Evening Edition

Where did the day go? We found these updates to be most intriguing today and we hope you do too! PS – Bonus points if you recognize any 90s movie references below. And yes, using Wikiquote is cheating.  Build An Audience: Free Online Music Marketing Seminar (Killyourstereo.com) Musicians, let me bring you up to speed. MTV’s … Read More …

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