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Saylor.org is a repository of free, openly licensed, OER based courses on a variety of subjects.

Overview

Saylor invests in aggregating the best of OER content from across the web and builds its own online courses. They are also running an open textbook competition which will award $20,000 for the production (or buyout) of openly licensed textbooks.

License Usage

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Motivations

How did the author or organization first hear about Creative Commons? Why did they choose to license under Creative Commons? Which license did they select and why? Any other issues you may have come across/comments you’d like to make.

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Impact

Cost savings: Saylor provides free access to high quality courses for self learners.

Technical Details

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Media

Please include any screenshots, logos, links to videos, audio files, press hits, etc. To upload a file, open a separate window and click through Special:Upload.

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