Transferring to Success: Preparing Pathways for Community College Transfer Students

Community College students face barriers when trying to transition to four-year schools. Higher Education leader Dr. Latrice Eggleston Williams shares how to support them to success. […]

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New Partnership with Catholic University College Program for Adult Learners

Saylor Academy is very pleased to announce a new partnership with The Catholic University of America- Metropolitan School of Professional Studies (MSPS), to provide expanded college degree completion opportunities for MSPS students. Students will now be able to transfer Saylor Academy’s tuition-free college-credit courses into the Metropolitan School, which focuses on adult learners. This college […]

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5 Tips To Help You Choose the Best College Major for You 

Picking a college major to study is a daunting task for any college student, and even more so if you are going to or returning to college as an adult. Fortunately, you have the benefit of work experience and a higher education environment that’s ready to embrace adult learners as the “new traditional” student, and offer […]

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The Weekend Assignment: Language

This week’s Weekend Assignment revolves around the theme of language. What is considered a language? How many languages are there in the world? What language has the largest alphabet? These are a few questions you could dive into. Before you briefly become a linguist this weekend let’s explore the previous assignment on community. com·mu·ni·ty /kəˈmyo͞onədē/ […]

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Invitation to play-test our Evolutionary Biology and Ecology course

The background We are serious about improving the learner experience in Saylor Academy courses. While we are pretty good guessers when it comes to the things that ought to change, the most important input of all will come directly from learners. To play with some ideas, we have created a hosted instance (that is, a Saylor […]

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Saylor OTC Textbooks Now Available in iTunes Bookstore

The Saylor Foundation is excited to announce that two of its Open Textbook Challenge winning textbooks, Mathematical Analysis I by Elias Zakon and Elementary Linear Algebra by Kenneth Kuttler, are now available for free download in the iTunes Bookstore. The textbooks correspond to MA241: Real Analysis and MA211: Linear Algebra I, respectively. The books are […]

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The Saylor Foundation’s Open Textbook Challenge

NOTE: The OTC has ended, but you can visit our collection of textbooks here. “The Saylor Foundation’s Open Textbook Challenge” by Melissa Venable was originally posted on OnlineCollege.org on 22 May 2012.   Calling all academic authors! The Saylor Foundation’s Open Textbook Challenge is expanding, and awarding $20,000 for accepted textbooks that align with eligible Saylor courses […]

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Saylor Foundation expanding Open Textbook Challenge: now including an option for textbook development

NOTE: The OTC has ended, but you can visit our collection of textbooks here. Today the Saylor Foundation is launching a new way for authors and college professors to participate in the Open Textbook Challenge (OTC). Based on the hefty amount of feedback we received from interested individuals across the globe, we are pleased to […]

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