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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