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 […]

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Join our live office hours on Wednesday, part of celebrating Open Education Week 2016

Please join us for our Open Office Hours this Wednesday, March 9th at 3:00 PM EST! Our topic will be Open Courses for College Credit — we have chosen to highlight credit opportunities for open online learning in order to inform and inspire not just our current student community, but a wider community of parents, […]

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A shrinking Public Domain hurts open education

We let Public Domain Day sneak by without comment only because we didn’t want to spoil a perfectly good New Year’s Day; Monday, however, is a perfectly good day to be spoiled with disappointments. Public Domain Day isn’t exactly a real holiday, but it is a real day, January 1st of every year, marking which cultural […]

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