Jennifer Cook-DeRosa’s Mission to Help Homeschooling Parents

In Jennifer Cook-DeRosa’s book, Homeschooling for College Credit, she shares her experiences in homeschooling and how to find/use resources, such as Saylor Academy’s free online courses. Jennifer Cook-DeRosa also created the Facebook group, Homeschooling for College Credit, where she has a grown a community of parents, but before that she started as a chef. She […]

Read More…

New course – Learning in a Digital Age

We have the pleasure of announcing a brand new course, presented in conjunction with Otago Polytechnic (NZ) and OERu. LiDA100: Learning in a Digital Age provides an opportunity for hands-on practice with digital learning literacies. Although geared toward those involved in higher education, the course is ideal for anyone who wants to build confidence and […]

Read More…

Saylor Academy partners with Wesley Housing Development Corporation

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new partnership with Wesley Housing Development Corporation (Wesley Housing) in Alexandria, Virginia. “This alliance [with Saylor Academy] will help us fully deliver our commitment to promote economic stability for our residents.” Shelley Murphy, President & CEOWesley Housing Wesley Housing develops, owns, and operates affordable housing for low-and-moderate-income families, […]

Read More…

Welcome Southern New Hampshire University!

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new degree completion partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). SNHU will accept/recognize certain Saylor Academic courses for college credit, using “Saylor Direct” credit courses and a proctored final exam. Start, Study, Save: Earning Credit with Saylor Academy Partnerships offering transfer opportunities for prior and concurrent college level […]

Read More…

Announcing the first members of our new Advisory Board

Today we are pleased to introduce three authorities in open education who will inaugurate our new Advisory Board at Saylor Academy: Dr. Marie Cini, Dr. Rory McGreal, and Marc Singer. In each case, the role on our advisory board formalizes a long exchange of ideas. Each Advisor brings significant experience in OER, open education, online […]

Read More…

Saylor Academy has joined the OERu

We are pleased to announce that Saylor Academy has joined the OERu as a member of its partner network. Coordinated by the not-for-profit OER Foundation, the OERu (www.oeru.org) is a network of institutions offering free, openly-licensed online courses and affordable academic credit to students worldwide. Member institutions span multiple continents and include Athabasca University in […]

Read More…

How Melanie returned to finish her University of Memphis degree with courses from Saylor Academy

Student Savings Tops $500,000 with Saylor courses at University of Memphis. Like most students, Melanie Williams started down her path to a degree at the University of Memphis full of excitement and possibility. She enjoyed the academic life at Memphis and progressed into her final year. Then trouble arose. Hit with an unexpected financial crisis, […]

Read More…

Watch the keynotes and panels from the Saylor Higher Education Summit

On June 21st and 22nd, we brought together educators, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders from around the world in Washington, DC, for our Higher Education Summit. The goal was to carry forward the conversation about education and credentialing for the next billion students worldwide — students who will be served by both traditional and […]

Read More…

Mary Ellen Wiltrout, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

We are excited to have Dr. Mary Ellen Wiltrout speak on a panel addressing “Perspectives in Competency-Based Education” during the Saylor Higher Education Summit taking place this June 21/22 in Washington, D.C. Mary Ellen completed her Ph.D.in biology studying translesion synthesis at MIT. From 2009 to 2013, she co-taught the molecular biology course at Harvard […]

Read More…

Speaker Profile: Dr. Marie Cini

We are honored to have Dr. Marie Cini, Provost and Senior Academic Innovation Fellow at University of Maryland-University College, join us for the Saylor Higher Education Summit on June 21-22, 2017. Dr. Cini will discuss how creating and adopting open educational resources (“OER”) at higher education institutions is an important step toward increasing access, improving […]

Read More…