Resources and Tools: Evernote

Picture this: You’re taking an online course, which directs you to YouTube, PDF readings, and external websites. There you read or hear something that peaks your interest, prompting you to enter a query into Google. Before you know it, you have 20 different windows open. Whew! At some point, you had made a mental note to […]

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What’s It Like to be a Saylor.org Student?

Taking self-directed, online courses is arguably much different than studying through a traditional brick-and-mortar institution. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a student following an open education course? How about a Saylor.org course, specifically? We always love hearing feedback from students who are following Saylor.org courses, particularly those students taking […]

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And now introducing our consulting professors!

Today, I’m excited to kick-off a new series of montly blog posts that will introduce you to members of our amazing pool of consulting professors. Our consulting professors are an integral part to the Saylor Foundation because they build each course found on Saylor.org. If you missed Jennifer Shoop’s three-part blog post on how each […]

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Resources and Tools: The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential

We at The Saylor Foundation understand that it is not always easy to take online courses that require reading materials online, especially if you’re used to attending classes in a traditional setting. To help you make the most of our courses – and your open education – as part of a recurring series we will […]

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Open Textbook Challenge, Take Two!

This morning, the Saylor Foundation was excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions in the second wave of funding for our Open Textbook Challenge (OTC). (Click here to see our press release.) With this Challenge, we’re on the hunt for textbooks that correlate to the 200+ online college-level courses offered on Saylor.org. We’re […]

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