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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I haven’t tried them out yet, but oh I want to. The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than million bed nets to protect families from malaria.

Where is the understanding that research needs to have a plan and a method, that it needs to ask questions, and set criteria for what would constitute answers to those questions? August 10, at 1: 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. Where is gujde of this in Kamenetz’s guide?

August 12, at 6: You can use these sites for live learning in groups or to see if anyone before you has asked and answered a similar question, which is a great way to get started learning something.


August 6, at 2: There are so many subjects and degrees I’ve been drawn to lately even after just completing an associate’s degree last year. This heartwarming post has already received overlikes. In so doing, a person might take a course, search for recipes, ask for help, or – in the style of the underrated film ‘ Evupunks Raman Girl ‘ or that overrated film ‘ The Karate Kid ‘ – find a mentor to show you how to steam noodles.

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Inside a mind with social anxiety one hour before a party. This guide refers to none of it. As a guide to “research” it is dangerously misleading.

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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. I shelled out the 99 cents at Amazon, and hope others do too, to support your writing. Mail will not be published required.

Click the Donate button and support Open Culture. Any resource like this will be it off date in a few days, and this book has a few out-of-date links, but is still worth reviewing. Kamenetz has what may only be described as a very naive understanding of education including online education. We’re hoping to rely on loyal readers, rather than erratic ads.

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And it’s not about not being told how to act. Jeannie Dixon rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education Chelsea Green,Anya is endlessly curious about learning and the future. Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education Chelsea Green,investigated innovations to address the crises in cost, access, and quality in higher education.

That’s why it is so disappointing to read this: February 25, at 1: The book also smartly features a long list of open educational resources, where the author was nice enough to give us a small mention. I wouldn’t say the reason people embrace DIY is to save money. Often, doing things yourself can end up being a lot more expensive – just ask anyone who has built his own car.

People interested in carpentry build spice racks, then bookshelves, then cabins, and learn about mitre joints and toe-rails as they go along.

Peer learning, adaptive learning programs and games can supply endless enrichment opportunities for students who need extra help or catch-up time.

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