Saylor.org is a completely free website that contains around 312 online courses for you to choose from and appear for final exams. It is an online platform where you can get unlimited study material for various courses, enroll in the courses you like, and give exams to finish that course. In the meanwhile, you can use various social networking features like sharing course material with friends, inviting them to join your group, tracking your activities and many more. You can also upload your own assignments and test papers. All this can be done from your free account.
This website with various online courses has been designed with a motive to provide you with lots of study material. The material provided is very rich in content and also includes educational videos along with the written text. There are other similar websites like CourseBuffet and Academia.edu that you can use to get free course material.
You can visit the website from the link given at the end of the article.
How To Enroll In These Online Courses?
On the home page of the website you will see various courses (312 in total) divided into three different categories (see above screenshot). You can browse through these online courses and click the eportfolio option on top to create an account. After you enter into your account, the website allows you to pick up a subject of your choice. There are various courses in one subject and you can choose the ones that you want to study. There are different units, topics, etc. in these courses for you to study.
Once you have seen the syllabus you can enroll into that course. In your account, you will be able to see a list of courses that you have enrolled in. Over the next few days, you can read all the study material available in that online course and complete it. After you have completed reading everything, you can change the course status to completed and take up an online exam. These exams are based on the promise that you will finish them on time without any cheating. After giving the exam, you can move forward and pick up a new online course.
While you are enrolling into different online courses and going through the course material, there are a few other options that you can use. The website in an online community of students where you can view each other’s profile, see their ongoing courses and all. You can also create study groups where you can invite your friends to join you. There is also one work samples tab in your account in which you can upload your assignments etc. These samples will stay in your account and can be seen by other users when they visit your account.
Key Features Of Saylor.org
- Provides 312 free online courses
- Enroll in different courses at a time
- Rich study material
- Exam papers to test your knowledge
- Share courses with friends
- Create study groups
- Upload resume
- Upload work samples
- View other users on the website
Saylor.org is a great platform for free education and course material. It covers almost every field and you get to read some quality articles by good teachers. It can serve to be a fantastic learning website if you read the material and take up exams seriously.