Panelist Profile: Stephanie Krauss

We are pleased to have Stephanie Malia Krauss join us for the Saylor Higher Education Summit.  Ms. Krauss will lend her expertise to our panel on alternative credentials. Stephanie Malia Krauss is director of special projects at Jobs for the Future. She develops, shapes, funds, and manages cross-team and cross-strategy projects that further Jobs for … Read More …

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Panelist Profile: Mike Adams, MissionU

Mike Adams is the Chief Product Officer and co-founder of MissionU, where he is responsible for curricular, pedagogical and technological development. Mike will be part of a lively panel on “alternative credentials” and how they complement or compete with degrees. MissionU bills itself as “Education for the 21st Century” and its mission is to offer … Read More …

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Making Education Affordable: A New Vision for Community College, using OER and Competency-Based Education

Interview with John Milam, Executive Director, Knowledge To Work/ HigherEd.org John Milam and his team at the Knowledge to Work (K2W) initiative of Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) have created a new education tool for self-directed learners. Leveraging the flexibility of Competency-Based Education (CBE) and Open Educational Resources (including Saylor Academy resources), HigherEd.org partners with … Read More …

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Partnering with Accredible to build interactive portfolio certificates

Update November 2017: you can see an example certificate and current features at https://www.saylor.org/accredible-certificates With Accredible, we have just announced our work to build the next generation of course certificates. As Accredible says on their post, Accredible’s certificates go beyond the standard PDF certificate, showing what a student has learned by embedding evidence and insights into … Read More …

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ICYMI – New Schools of Thought in Education

Thought we’d complete your Saturday afternoon with extra knowledge.  We promise we’re even more entertaining than a 22-hour non-filibuster. What we’ve been up to: Making Friends — Bellevue University is our newest credit-pathway partner. Check out their offerings, especially a course to help you develop a portfolio you can submit to earn Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) … Read More …

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