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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Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Jenny Patten marked it as to-read Sep 29, Twitter Is also an option, if you’re into that. Unsubscribe at any time.

I have never read or come across anything like this before, and I really wish this ebook was around when I was a recent high school graduate trying to figure what I was going to do next. 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.

Trending Most Read Related. Ask someone else for help. It’s the act of taking matters into your own hands, and making pizza for yourself, instead of buying frozen or ordering delivery. Lawrence marked it as to-read Feb 23, Alicia marked it as to-read May 18, Share on Twitter Click me!

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Every Child is a Work of Art: 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. This guide refers to none edupunka it. Return to Book Page. BeaD rated it really liked it Nov 27, Seems silly now, since I finished it in less than an hour it felt like more of a very long newsletter than a book and it was exactly what it said it would be.


August 12, at 6: Attempting to clarify the first of guise three goals given above would reveal, for example, that there is no such thing as ‘the field of sustainability’. Onysha rated it really liked it Aug 25, They begin as apprentices, debugging and proposing fixes on other open source projects, forking and extending when they get their legs, always trying out and sharing their work in the public forum, critiquing and accepting criticism.

It’s establishment thinking combined with a good dose of offloading costs. You can’t just get the ‘benefits’ offered by a college and somehow ‘acquire’ an education without that commitment, without that immersion, without that dedication.

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You can check out the updated version here or dismiss this message! 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. Chris Pisarczyk marked it as to-read Aug 05, And this is what Guidf simply misunderstands about traditional learning – that the greatest of the ‘bucket of benefits’ isn’t provided by the college at all, but by the student.

None of this is suggested anywhere in thge guide. We just wanted to let you know Or consider the edupunsk how-to section, “write a personal learning plan.


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She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters. There is a difference between “non-traditional” and “scam”. Now Available for Free Download: Colleen marked it as to-read Oct 29, A series of tutorials: Or you can search forums or other online learning communities for help. The book also smartly features a long list of open educational resources, where the author was nice enough to give us a small mention.

The educational system as it is currently structured is intended to offer a set of short cuts – access to qualified practitioners, creation of custom peer networks, guided and scaffolded practice – for a certain price.

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The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Twitter is one of the best places to build a learning community online. Dan rated it really liked it Dec 11, The structure and focus of the booklet is entirely toward the ‘do-it-yourself learning’ model. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I downloaded this, which is probably why I kept putting off reading this for so long.

Education isn’t about ‘getting the knowledge’.