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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How about ‘how-to’ number three, “teach yourself online”, where step number 1 and step number 4 are both “ask a question”, step number 3 is “do some serious reading”, and step number 2 is “zero in on unfamiliar words, phrases, symbols or expressions. The Test PublicAffairs,is about the past, present and future of testing in American schools.

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The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential

Chris Pisarczyk marked it as to-read Ddupunks 05, Josh Url rated it liked it Aug 31, How to Teach Yourself Online.

Rosanna Flouty marked it as to-read Nov 22, Dan rated edpunks really liked it Dec 11, Jeannie Dixon rated it it was amazing Feb 14, The remaining how-to deupunks there’s no need to deconstruct them all are equally superficial and misleading. Steve Dustcircle marked it as to-read Oct 20, There’s a lot of good material on identifying and setting goals, both online and off. The failure to appreciate the difference is a significant weakness of the booklet.

DIY communities help each other get the knowledge and tools they need to solve problems and accomplish goals on their own without being told how to act or being forced to spend a lot of money.


Breathe easy, because the hole in the ozone is nearly fully healed. There are so many subjects and degrees I’ve been drawn to lately even after just completing an associate’s degree last year.

Edupunk, as described by the putative subculture, is the idea of ‘learning by doing it yourself’. 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?

Mel marked it as to-read Apr 07, Tremendous progress is being made. Features Infographics Projects Issues Menu. A Profile of Dr.

Yes,I know this is for “edupunks”, but The first few pages are a nice quick “where do I start? What DO we mean by education, exactly? Like us on Facebook.

If you’re already used to scouring the internet, especially for education-based pursuits, you may have found most sites and establishments already and won’t find it as helpful. Real-life stories and hands-on advice for today’s students, whether you’re going back to school, working, transferring colleges, or pursuing lifelong learning goals.

She writes ibid”For a large proportion of people right now–as for a large proportion, if not the entirety, of the people on this list–that journey will include earning a credential from a recognized institution.

A good place for long philosophical discussions, but a bit harder to search. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I downloaded this, which is probably why I kept putting off reading this for so long. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is a wonderful resource and inspiration and motivation and whatever else you’d like to call it to get started or continue your online learning.


Yes,I know this is for “edupunks”, but even they don’t want to be punk’d, right?

Vesa Linja-Aho rated it it was amazing Oct 24, His second version of the course – the ‘summer of Oblivion’ – had his student weave narratives in and around the narrative about ‘Dr. 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. The seven how-to guides are each capsule examples of what I have been saying.

Thelma added it Jan 22, Or you can search forums or other online learning communities for help.

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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’. Adil Najmuddin marked it as to-read Aug 03, And if I were forced to summarize my critique in a nutshell, it would be this. We just wanted to let you know They experiment with the code, changing variables, adding functions, to learn how what they do creates new outcomes.

This heartwarming post has edhpunks received overlikes. Artist reveals the hidden side of long-term relationships in 15 perfect illustrations. I wouldn’t say the reason people embrace DIY is to save money.