New book on how to hack your own education & get a qualification

“Hot” off the “press” comes Anya Kamenetz’s follow-up to DIY U. Thanks to support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this is a free e-book (all formats). Styled as an Edupunk’s Guide, the emphasis is on practical guidance for the individual, picking up where DIY U’s journalistic survey of the state of play left off.

I’ll post a review when I’ve read it, but it only came out a couple of days ago.

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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 Tak…
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