The Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Credential

The Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Credential

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Publisher: Anya Kamenetz

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Year: 2011

ISBN: 9781465754158

File Size: 0.45 MB

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A first-of-its kind resource for the future of education: a comprehensive guide to learning online and charting a personalized path to an affordable credential using the latest innovative tools and organizations. 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.


Anya Kamenetz, a nationally recognized educational expert and author of Generation Debt and DIY U, has written the first-ever book sponsored by the Gates Foundation. The Edupunks' Guide is a first-of-its kind resource for the future of education: a comprehensive guide to learning online and charting a personalized path to an affordable credential using the latest innovative tools and organizations. 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.
 
Highlights:
 
*A series of tutorials: How to Write a Personal Learning Plan, How to Teach Yourself Online, How to Build Your Personal Learning Network, How to Find a Mentor, How to Get a Credential, How To Demonstrate Value to a Network.
 
*The DIY Degree: A Degree At Your Own Pace (18 months to 18 years) at 81% Off Retail
 
*7 Ways to Get College Credit Without Taking a College Course/7 Ways to Learn College Material Without Taking a College Course
 
*45 Open Learning Resources for free textbooks, study aides, study groups and classes beyond MIT Open Courseware and the Khan Academy


 

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