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1 HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE Saylor Course Design Workshop: Pathways to Student Credit October 11, 2012

2 HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE Jennifer Shoop, Content Development Manager Jeff Davidson, Strategic Initiatives Manager Devon Ritter, Special Projects Administrator

3 COLLEGE CREDIT PARTNER PATHWAYS: MAKING OER COUNT HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE

4 CREDIT BY EXAM MULTIPLE COLLEGES OFFER CREDIT-BY-EXAM PROGRAMS (e.g. Excelsior) PROCTORED EXAMS TESTING SUBJECT MASTERY GUARANTEED CREDIT AT THAT COLLEGE & PORTABLE TRANSCRIPTED CREDIT FOR ELSEWHERE HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE

5 STRAIGHTERLINE WORKING TO ALIGN ACE APPROVED EXAMS WITH SAYLOR COURSES (MA001, MA002, HIST211, PYSCH101, BIO307) STUDENT WOULD STUDY ON SAYLOR.ORG THEN GO TO STRAIGHTERLINE TO TAKE EXAM ACE TRANSCRIPT - PORTABLE CREDIT HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE

6 CLEP ALIGNMENT ALIGNING SELECT COURSES TO CLEP EXAMS (HIST211, HIST212, ECON101, ECON102, ENGL001, POLSC231) COLLEGE BOARD EXAMS - $80 PLUS PROCTOR FEE ACCEPTED AT 2900 COLLEGES HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE

7 NATIONAL COLLEGE CREDIT RECOMMENDATION SERVICE NCCRS OVERVIEW (F/K/A NATIONAL PONSI) STUDENT TAKES FREE SAYLOR COURSE AND FREE EXAM PHASE I COURSES: (BIO102, BUS205, BUS210, ME102, POLSC201, POLSC221) LOW COST PROCTOR OPTIONS 1,500 COOPERATING COLLEGES HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE

8 POTENTIAL SAVINGS A public 4-year institution would charge, on average, $4,706 a semester for in-state students (5 courses, or 15 credit hours, including the cost of books and fees). That averages out to $ per course. With the Saylor Student/Credit pathway model, the total cost of a course would range from $20-$95. Based on projected cost estimates and in progress course alignments, 15 credit hours of common first year courses would cost a Saylor student only $295. HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE

9 Questions? Jeff Davidson, Devon Ritter,

10 HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE EDUCATION FREE Next Webinar: How Can I Share My Content with Saylor? Steve Phillips Content Development Associate, Rights + Acquisitions December 5, PM EST


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