Way back in June we launched a survey asking Saylor Academy users to provide an open-ended response to one question. The subject of this question is one we are always striving to learn more about, as it is at the center of our mission. The question we asked, and got many response to, was: As […]
Tag: Open Education Conference
Taking K-12 and affordable credit to the Open Ed 2013 Conference!
Save the date! We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be presenting a double-feature at the celebrated 2013 OpenEd Conference in Park City, Utah. We’ll be showing off our shiny new K-12 full-curriculum OER initiative and teaming up with Mark Michalisin of Excelsior College to talk about using OER aligned to exams to connect students to college credit. Of course, you […]
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An Impromptu Roundup
This post is an in-case-you-missed-it (ICYMI) special. Maybe that’s another way of saying “slow news day”; we won’t quibble, but we do like to think we’re transcript-half-full kind of people. Without further ado, here are some of our stories you may have missed in the past few days… Credit: tomhe via photopin cc by-nc-sa 2.0 […]
Monday Morning Digest: Open Ed Conference!
Continuing our theme of not having a theme (the news cycle sometimes suffers from great dialogue but poor plot), please find below a smattering of the news of roughly-last-week! As always, if we’ve missed something, let us know! But first, some Shameless Self-Promotion… The Open Education Conference starts tomorrow, October 16, in Vancouver, BC, and runs through Thursday. The Saylor […]
Being “Open” Minded at the 2011 Open Education Conference
Last week, several Saylor Foundation staff members had the opportunity to travel to Park City, Utah for the 8th annual Open Education Conference. It was the first time we’d attended the event, and we were blown away by the presentations and all the friendly faces. Not only were the keynote addresses – given by Martha […]
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