What Does Open Mean to You?

Starting today (or the recent past, if you are reading this post in the future), and extending throughout the summer, Saylor Academy will be running a short survey (only 1 required question) aimed at learning more about what the members of our community — students, teachers, and blog readers alike — think about the term […]

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Some great paid gigs at Saylor Academy…pass it on!

We currently have some important roles we need to fill at Saylor Academy. These contract jobs are temporary but a huge part of our success — just check out the list of our course consultants and reviewers to get a sense of how important they are to Saylor Academy. Specifically, we are looking to hire […]

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Recap: Open Courses for College Credit

If you missed our Open Education Week edition of our occasional office hours, we focused on using open courses for college credit, with an intended audience of both students and educators. The archived video is below. The main takeaways we hope we conveyed are these: We now have 22 courses recommended for over 60 credits […]

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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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