SBCTC’s Open Course Library and the Saylor Foundation

Earlier today, the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) made an announcement that will positively affect students in Washington State and beyond. The SBCTC has officially launched its Open Course Library (OCL), a collection of open, shareable course materials created by SBCTC faculty members, instructional designers and librarians selected from the 34 public […]

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This Is How We Do It: Part I

“How do you develop your courses?”  As the Saylor Foundation’s Content Development Manager, I field this question on a regular basis.  Its frequent recurrence has led me to realize that though we never intended to obscure our method, we have not been particularly transparent about this important aspect of our project, which, incidentally, has consumed the better […]

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Connecting the Dots

Next week, the Saylor Foundation is heading to Park City, Utah for the 2011 Open Education Conference. This will be our first time attending the conference and we look forward to several exciting presentations, like keynote speakers Martha Kanter, Under Secretary of Education and Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.  We’re also excited […]

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