Saylor.org Professor Profile: Dr. Concepcion Saenz-Cambra

Continuing our Consulting Professor Profile series, I’m pleased to introduce you to yet another one of our fantastic professors: Dr. Concepcion Saenz-Cambra. Since mid-2010, Dr. Saenz-Cambra has been working with the Saylor Foundation, compiling and peer reviewing our history courses. A native of San Sebastián, Spain, Dr. Saenz-Cambra earned several advanced degrees, most recently a PhD […]

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The Stop Online Piracy Act

Editor’s Note: On October 26, 2011, H.R. 3261 – or the Stop Online Piracy Act – was introduced in the United States House of Representatives, aiming to stop “foreign online criminals from stealing and selling America’s intellectual property and keeping the profits for themselves.”  Many organizations are protesting this bill as its language threatens the infrastructure […]

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New Legislation in California: Free Digital Open Textbooks

Last week, we, along with many university students and open education enthusiasts, were thrilled when California Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg announced an ambitious plan to introduce digital textbooks into the California State higher education system. Under the new legislation, Steinberg proposes that California pump $25 million into this project, which would give free […]

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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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