The Weekend Assignment: Invention

Welcome to the second Weekend Assignment, but before we dive into our new theme let’s explore what we learned about time. Last Friday our fact covered Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch mathematician and scientist who invented the pendulum clock, and who also discovered Titan, one of Saturn’s moons. Another interesting thing about time is the light … Read More …

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Takeaways from the Second Annual City of Alexandria Higher Education Fair

We emerged from behind our computers once again for the 2nd Annual City of Alexandria Employee Higher Education Fair, just down the road from us in Alexandria, Virginia. We are proud to be among the couple dozen schools and other organizations invited to share our college credit opportunities with employees of the City of Alexandria. … Read More …

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Summit Panelist Profile: Cody Cleverly, JetBlue Airways

The Saylor Higher Education Summit will feature a panel on Corporate Degree completion and Alternative Credit Partnerships. One of our panelists is Cody Cleverly, Manager of Academic Programs at JetBlue Airways. Cody Cleverly is the Manager of Academic Programs at JetBlue, overseeing coaching, instructional design, systems, partnerships and measurement of academic initiatives. Mr. Cleverly assembled … Read More …

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Announcing the Saylor Higher Education Summit

On June 21-22, 2017,  Saylor Academy will host the Saylor Higher Education Summit, an invite-only event that will bring together decision-makers and influencers impacting the post-secondary education space. We invite senior-level higher education administrators, nonprofit leaders, workforce development/e-learning executives, and policymakers to register or request an invitation. The Saylor Higher Education Summit will explore ways … Read More …

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Skipping The MBA For Online Ed? How Far Has The Business Skills Category Come?

(Editor’s note: This guest article by Robert McGuire is provided courtesy of SkilledUp. Robert McGuire is Editor of SkilledUp’s B2B blog and can be found on Twitter at @robertwmcguire. Image credit: modified from “Perspective: Lecture Hall” byTaqi®™ via photopin. CC BY 2.0.) You can also download a PDF of this piece. Business skills training is perhaps the second most active category in online … Read More …

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Maximizing your learning through online tools: Strategic Planning – Part 2

Editor’s note: this guest post is the second in a short series by Ankit Khandelwal, a prolific student of online courses. This article covers free and inexpensive online resources for developing expertise in business strategy outside of a traditional degree program. Continuing from before In the previous post, I talked about some of the ways to … Read More …

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