Announcing a New Course: Group Communication

Teamwork is a key 21st Century skill and a core component is effective communication. More precisely, teamwork requires effective group communication. With our new professional development course on Group Communication you will learn the principles of small group communication so you can function more effectively, both in your personal life and in the workplace. Upon […]

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Announcing a New Course: Interpersonal Communication

One of the skills consistently identified by employers as a key skill they look for in prospective employees is communication. Communicating well with co-workers and communicating with customers and clients is essential for everyone working in organizations of all sizes. To help learners around the world hone this critical skill, we are excited to launch […]

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Top 5 Study Tips To Help You Prepare For Your Final Exams

Have you ever awoken in a cold sweat realizing you are nowhere near prepared for your final exams? Panic taking over, you make a steaming pot of coffee, burn the midnight oil, and start an all night cramming session. I have been there many times, and it never worked. If I wasn’t prepared the night, […]

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Transferring to Success: Preparing Pathways for Community College Transfer Students

Community College students face barriers when trying to transition to four-year schools. Higher Education leader Dr. Latrice Eggleston Williams shares how to support them to success. […]

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New Partnership with Catholic University College Program for Adult Learners

Saylor Academy is very pleased to announce a new partnership with The Catholic University of America- Metropolitan School of Professional Studies (MSPS), to provide expanded college degree completion opportunities for MSPS students. Students will now be able to transfer Saylor Academy’s tuition-free college-credit courses into the Metropolitan School, which focuses on adult learners. This college […]

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Africa’s Growing Economy Needs More Skilled Workers: How Saylor Academy Courses Can Help

According to a Brookings Institution report many African economies have begun to experience growth for the first time since 2016. Countries like Angola and South Africa, two of the continents biggest economies, are positioning themselves to sustain their growth. Other countries like Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Tanzania are growing their economies at around 6 percent. Moreover, […]

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(Video) Recognizing Learners Wherever They Are: An Interview with Dr. Peter Smith

In January, I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Smith, Ed.D., Orkand Chair and Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC).  We discussed his new book, Free Range Learning in the Digital Age: The Emerging Revolution in College, Career and Education. Free Range Learning covers changes in the […]

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5 Tips To Help You Choose the Best College Major for You 

Picking a college major to study is a daunting task for any college student, and even more so if you are going to or returning to college as an adult. Fortunately, you have the benefit of work experience and a higher education environment that’s ready to embrace adult learners as the “new traditional” student, and offer […]

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Scholarship Opportunities for Women Adult Learners

It is no secret that we at Saylor Academy are passionate about educational access and college affordability. With nearly 100 full length college courses (33 of which transfer to college credit), Saylor Academy is a great option for any learner looking to START, STUDY and SAVE on a college degree today. However, our superpowers do […]

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