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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Now I know I can, and with this book I can do something with it. The Local Globalists Meet 17 innovators who are changing our future for the better.

I’d like a little more talk about accreditation, especially in light of degree mills and other scams, but there is some mention and organization based on accreditation. Yes,I know this is for “edupunks”, but even they guidf want to be punk’d, right? She appears in the documentaries Generation NextDefault: Tags EducationStudents Share.

There’s links to be found on every page so prepare for gkide of clicking and chapters set aside for referring back easily. Real-life stories and hands-on advice for today’s students, whether you’re going back to school, working, transferring colleges, or pursuing lifelong A first-of-its kind resource for the future of education: The Edupunks’ Guide, however, describes ‘do-it-yourself learning’.

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Or maybe depending on people like Weezie Yancey-Siegel, whose ‘learning goal’ Kamenetz cites as follows: Share on Twitter Click me!


Your comment will be queued in Akismet! Attempting to clarify the first of the three goals given above would reveal, for example, that there is no such thing as ‘the field of sustainability’.

Get the best cultural and educational resources on the web curated for you in a daily email. Kamenetz’s version of DIY education depicts it as a quick and inexpensive short-cut — the exact opposite of what it actually is. Accordingly, Edupnks offer ‘ The Future of Online Learning – Ten Years On ‘ as a comprehensive summary and insight into the technologies and trends she is trying to describe. Creatrix Tiara rated it it was amazing Jul 29, It cleans the air five times as efficiently as normal plants.

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And becoming something is so much more than getting the ‘big buckets of benefits’ from educational institutions. Or blog about your discoveries! Shouldn’t Kamenetz have advised people who want to research online to first learn how to research, and maybe suggested some examples of successful research, and places where people could practice edupunos own research?

Leave a Reply Click ugide to cancel reply. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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.

Suppose a person wanted to learn Thai cooking.

A simple example is learning to make pizza. The failure to appreciate the difference is a significant weakness of the booklet. Pete marked it as to-read Jan 13, Onysha rated it really liked it Aug 25, Kamenetz may as well have eduupunks six-year olds and given as examples “I want to ride gguide rocket ship” or “I want to be a fireman.


A series of tutorials: The idea here is that if you can just provide these benefits for yourself, you’ll be educated. Rebecka rated it liked it Jan 29, This ebook gives you the tools to do just that.

Pinging is currently not allowed. Anya is the lead digital education correspondent for NPR.

Humanities Grad School and its Discontents. It’s not even a good – or particularly informed – discussion of learning in the 21st century.

The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential

There’s links to be found on every page so prepare for lot I wasn’t sure what to expect when I downloaded this, which is probably why I kept putting off reading this for so long.

None of this is in the programming books – it’s what Polanyi would call ‘tacit knowledge’ or Kuhn would call ‘knowing how to solve the problems at the end of the chapter’. Every Child is a Work of Art: Like us giude Facebook.

Marina marked it as to-read Aug 08, Here’s Anya Kamenetz on learning to fuide Catmampbell rated it really liked it Jan 31,