Announcing the first members of our new Advisory Board

Today we are pleased to introduce three authorities in open education who will inaugurate our new Advisory Board at Saylor Academy: Dr. Marie Cini, Dr. Rory McGreal, and Marc Singer. In each case, the role on our advisory board formalizes a long exchange of ideas. Each Advisor brings significant experience in OER, open education, online […]

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Saylor Academy has joined the OERu

We are pleased to announce that Saylor Academy has joined the OERu as a member of its partner network. Coordinated by the not-for-profit OER Foundation, the OERu (www.oeru.org) is a network of institutions offering free, openly-licensed online courses and affordable academic credit to students worldwide. Member institutions span multiple continents and include Athabasca University in […]

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Welcoming our new Manager of Instructional Design

We are pleased to welcome Cherisse Gardner, our new Manager of Instructional Design, to the Saylor Academy team. Ms. Gardner’s deep knowledge in learning technology, educational content management, and instructional design will help to drive course and content design for Saylor Academy as we turn the corner into 2018. “With Cherisse, I am excited to […]

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Jeff Davidson named Saylor Academy Executive Director

We are pleased to announce Jeff Davidson as the new Executive Director of Saylor Academy.In his long-standing role as Director of Strategic Relationships, Jeff led the initial push to receive college credit recommendations for Saylor courses and has connected Saylor Academy to key partner institutions and organizations. During his tenure, Jeff has become a thought […]

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Summary Report of “Open” Survey Responses

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 […]

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