Saylor Academy’s New Course Study Guides will Help You Succeed

This fall, Saylor Academy is creating more study guides to accompany its free online courses. These online resources will help you focus your studies to assist you in successfully completing your courses. The material in our study guides will tie directly to the learning outcomes outlined in each unit of our courses. Our study guides: […]

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Our Diploma Pathways are now Certificate Programs

The certificates formerly known as “diplomas” are back with a new name and a refreshed certificate template. We are calling the course sequences “Programs” and each program is further differentiated as a [full] curriculum or a specialiazation. Here is an example certificate for the Customer Service Specialization: You can find the new page here: www.saylor.org/certificate-programs […]

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Graphing the growth of the Saylor Direct Credit program

Can Saylor Academy save college students $1 million in tuition in 2016? In April, we reported on completion of exams for credit recommended courses, in which we estimated confirmed student tuition savings to date of more than $250,000 — that’s about $2,000 per student! With this post, we wanted to share a couple graphs to […]

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Report: Student Savings from Saylor Direct Credit Courses

In December of 2012, Saylor Academy officially launched a program aimed at providing students with opportunities to receive transferable college credit for our tuition-free courses. The cost for this credit: time spent learning from one of our free courses, and $25 to have an exam proctored. This initiative has since taken on a name, Saylor Direct Credit, and has grown […]

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