Four quotes from Marc Singer’s interview with The Evolllution on prior learning credentials

In a recent interview with online higher education news source The Evolllution — the three L’s emphasize “life-long learning” — Marc Singer of Thomas Edison State College outlines the open course option (text | graphic) for TESC’s Associate in Science in Business Administration (ASBA) degree. The fruit of a long relationship and partnership between Thomas Edison … Read More …

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Students wanted for pilot program: 4 credits for free from SUNY Empire State College

Go ahead…take the credit Between March 15 and August 30, we are inviting up to one hundred students to earn up to four college credits for free. (Nothing; nada; zip; zero; zilch.) Through a pilot program in partnership with SUNY Empire State College, students can submit Saylor Academy coursework for portfolio evaluation and potential credit under … Read More …

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Release: K-12 OER and College Credit Pathways for Online Learning (video)

Earlier in November, we presented two topics at the 2013 Open Education Conference: Creating a path towards an affordable, accredited higher education together The Saylor Foundation K-12 Initiative – Full Curriculum OER Our share-worthy press release has all the details, but you can view the full presentations, including YouTube videos (skip to the end) here: … Read More …

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MOOC News & Reviews: An Interview with Tina Grant, NCCRS

If you’ve been having a slow start to your Friday morning, or just been cruising (or carousing) around for some interesting news, you might have noticed the article, MOOC Credit Watch – Q&A with the National College Credit Recommendation Service. In this piece, MOOC News & Reviews‘ Robert McGuire interviews NCCRS Director Tina Grant. The breakdown: NCCRS, affiliated with … Read More …

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