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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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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Connecting the Dots: Open Education Conference 2011

On October 21, 2011, I provided you with a sneak peak of our Connecting the Dots presentation, which we were preparing for the 2011 Open Education Conference. Saylor.org’s Director, Alana Harrington, gave the presentation last week and… (Drum roll, please!) Thanks to our fantastic hosts at the Conference, here is the presentation in its entirety! […]

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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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