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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What would it look like if our leaders in business, science, politics, and society were willing to risk short-term guude for long-term social progress? Then I could freely download the guide here hope it can useful for other readers: Where is any of this in Kamenetz’s guide? The failure to appreciate the difference is a significant weakness of the booklet.

Defending her work in the iDC discussion list, Kamenetz has turned to a general defense of the idea of DIY learning, and suggested that her critics are entrenched academics with their own interests to protect. Related Every Child is a Work of Art: The unexpected thing my psychiatrist did for my anxiety.

Take the first section, how to “do research online” p. Artist reveals the hidden side of long-term relationships in 15 perfect illustrations. What we are given here are not plans.

A first-of-its kind resource for the future of education: Andrew Hanson rated it liked it Oct 06, It was a good follow up read to College Without High School for me, although a lot of the information were things I already knew.


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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 rest is a fascinating tour of gujde learning at every level.

The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential by Anya Kamenetz

There’s links to be found on every page so prepare for lots of clicking and chapters set aside for referring back easily. And that is why Tolstoy’s War and Peace is such a remarkable work. The answers and groups are organized around topics, which can be hard to find or hard to understand sometimes.

There’s a lot of good material guiee identifying and setting goals, both online and off.

The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential

You can preorder it now! This is great news. My hope is that my book and the varied profiles of bold ‘eduventurists’ will inspire other young people like myself to take their own leap into the unknown world of experiential, alternative learning.

There are plenty of open resources on the Internet to allow for college-level learning on almost any topic. Previously she covered technology, innovation, sustainability and social entrepreneurship for five years as a staff writer for Fast Company magazine.

Most DIYers will take direction willingly, if it accords with what they are trying to do. We just wanted to let you know And it’s not about not being told how to act. What is research, anyways?


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. Anya grew up in Louisiana, in a family of writers and mystics, and graduated from Yale University in 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. Maybe it’s good educational advice it’s not These two sites are more superficial, though helpful for some practical queries.

August 10, at 1: 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. I wrote about the idea here: Sarah rated it it was amazing Sep 27, 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’.

It is, after all, a quick and free read.