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, […]

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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 […]

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Speaker Profile: Kevin Corcoran

We’re pleased to have Kevin Corcoran present a breakout session at the Saylor Higher Education Summit on June 21-22, 2017. To hear Kevin and other great speakers, please register for the Summit at summit.saylor.org. Kevin’s presentation will focus on using OER to bridge the gap to higher education opportunities, as he does with the Connecticut […]

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Making Education Affordable: Building a Sustainable Adult Education Program

Interview with Kevin Corcoran, Executive Director, Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium Key takeaways: Using Saylor courses as a content base, CT AHVS has developed supplementary open courses that allow adult students expanded learning opportunities to earn credit toward a high school diploma. Use of OER has allowed a consistent learning experience among students, assuring equity in […]

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Watch the SUNY Empire CDL Conference online tomorrow

The SUNY Empire State College Center for Distance Learning hosts its 2014 CDL Conference tomorrow in Saratoga Springs. If you cannot be there in person for the event, you can witness much of it for free online; here is what you need to know: “To the Future and Beyond:  The New Face of Online Education” (2014 […]

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Saylor.org & StraighterLine: Straightening Pathways For Students

Here’s the latest news from the Saylor Foundation’s partnership with StraighterLine; our continuing mission: making straight the crooked pathways to college credit. This time around, it’s all about numbers. Specifically, statistics. Straighterline’s MAT202 combines our MA121: Introduction to Statistics (free) and a StraighterLine exam ($25 proctoring fee). The course has been “evaluated and recommended by the American […]

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