OER Inspiration: Open Textbook Author Donates Winnings to Promote Future Open Texts

Earlier this year, we were thrilled to announce that we had added four openly licensed textbooks to Saylor.org, thanks to our Open Textbook Challenge. We couldn’t be more appreciative of all of the individuals who submitted their texts for consideration under Wave I of the Challenge – and we’re certainly looking forward to reviewing each […]

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OERu: Providing opportunities for students to gain college credit with OERs

At the Saylor Foundation, we’re excited to provide hundreds of college-level courses that are freely available for anyone with an Internet connection. We aim to provide the high quality resources for individuals that face barriers to acquiring an education in a traditional sense – and because we work with professors to build out courses, Saylor.org […]

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Saylor Foundation Classroom Lectures

When many people think of Open Education, their minds may naturally go to the exceptional online lecture series that have been created by universities such as Yale, MIT, and Stanford.  For students who normally wouldn’t have access to traditional schooling, these freely available videos give students the feeling that they are sitting with other students, […]

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Want to work for us?

We have a new position open here at the Saylor Foundation, and we’re looking for a qualified candidate to fill it. Could it be you? We offer over 200 college-level courses on Saylor.org, a number that continues to increase. In addition to expanding our higher education courseware, we are now preparing to add additional levels […]

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Saylor.org Professor Profile: Dr. Anthony Pizur

Continuing our Consulting Professor Profile series, I’m pleased to introduce you to an amazing individual and wonderful contributor to Saylor.org: Dr. Anthony Pizur. I conducted a quick interview with Tony via email: here’s what he has to say about his background, what he does for Saylor.org, and what open education means to him.  Hi Tony! Tell us […]

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