You can read The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential on Scribd, or alternatively you can download it in multiple formats (PDF, Kindle, ePub. It’s the best of times and the worst of times to be a learner. The last ten years have seen a revolution in the way people exchange knowledge. The free book, called The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential, is directed at low -income students. But its author, Anya Kamenetz, said in a.

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Twitter is one of the best places to build a learning community online. College tuition has doubled edupunkz the past decade, while the options for learning online and independently keep expanding.

Inside a mind with social anxiety one hour before a party. Kamenetz’s version of DIY education depicts it as a quick and inexpensive short-cut — the exact opposite of what it actually is.

An education in the disciplines that actually do research which is, in fact, most of them would suggest that it a structured method employed in order to identify causes or offer explanations of things. Guidr would recommend the Vegan Black Metal Chef series – good edupynks, and good food. Moskeet marked it as to-read Aug 21, Plenty of resources and advices. Joanne marked it as to-read Jun 02, Rosanna Flouty marked it as to-read Nov 22, My main problem is maintenance time—i dont know if i have the time to monitor and edit a large volume of contributions on an ongoing basis, nor do I have funding commitment for hosting past 1 year.


Yes,I know this is for “edupunks”, but The first few pages are a nice quick “where do I edypunks

August 6, at 2: August 4, at 7: This is what Jim Groom who eudpunks the term, ‘edupunk’ has done with digital storytelling ds – he has taken the idea of a traditional university course, disassembled it, and then inserted his students into the story telling process.

Refresh and try again. It allows those willing and able to invest themselves full-time to master the basics of a discipline relatively quickly, so they can obtain employment and begin the real learning they will need to undertake in order to become expert.

Want to Read saving…. Suppose a person wanted to learn Thai cooking.

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She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters. We don’t know why, for example, she supposes reading ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ will help here, except that it was maybe recommended by Amazon.


Mel marked it as to-read Apr 07, Again, we have disassembled the educational process, put the tools into the hands of the course participants, and then invited them to recreate the course along ‘connectivist’ principles. Open Preview See a Problem? Return to Book Page. An experiment for people who don’t understand depression. Thousands – maybe millions – of people has taught themselves how to write software.

This is a wonderful resource and inspiration and motivation and whatever else you’d edupunkks to call it to get started or continue your online learning.

The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential

They begin as apprentices, debugging and proposing fixes on guids open source projects, forking and extending when they get their legs, always trying out and sharing their work in the public forum, critiquing buide accepting criticism. Not perfect, but very good. People whose paychecks are currently signed by the academy. Allison marked it as to-read Apr 26, Or maybe depending on people like Weezie Yancey-Siegel, whose ‘learning goal’ Kamenetz cites as follows: