MMD: Making Education OPEN to the World

Good Morning and Happy Monday! The word of the week is “OPEN.” We begin today with the Former U.S. Secretary of Education, Richard W. Riley. Riley hopes to reduce costs for the states by creating a “plan of interstate reciprocity.” This could dismantle barriers (often caused by various regulations) and open the road to streamlined […]

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Educator Snapshot: Kelly Gordon, M.S. Chemistry

Hello Kelly, thanks for taking the time to let us and our readers get to know you! We’ll get started with our first question (it’s an easy one): What have you been up to with the Saylor Foundation? I have worked as a peer reviewer and also as a consulting professor to complete several peer review […]

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Response to Michael Cusumano – “Are the Costs of ‘Free’ Too High in Online Education?”

This post is by Sarah Foregger, Ph.D., a consultant for the Saylor Foundation in the Communication discipline. Dr. Foregger taught for several years at the University of San Diego and has worked in consulting since 2012. By Sarah Foregger, Ph.D. “We need not fear that democratizing knowledge will cheapen its worth.” In an article published […]

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Open Education Week – March 11-15!

Open Education Week kicks off starting Monday, with lots of events for all to enjoy online. For more information, including a schedule, go right to the source at www.openeducationweek.org. From this page, you can find a link for a mobile-optimized OEW schedule, as well as subscription links for all the popular calendars. Want more info […]

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