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EdupunksGuide

EdupunksGuide

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Published by: Anya Kamenetz on Jul 26, 2011
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© 2011 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
 B y A n y a  K a m e n e t z
 
Acknowledgements:
Thanks to the
Gates Foundation
, especially
Suzanne Walshand Mark Milliron
, or encouraging and supporting this project.Thanks to
Molly Hensley-Clancy
, my able research assistant,or her reporting and other extensive contributions.Thanks to
Dennis Littky, Michael McCarthy, and the studentso College Unbound
or their help with user testing.Thanks to
everyone who took the time
to speak with me,respond to my surveys, and otherwise help with the project.
 
 Table of Contents
How to use the Edupunks’ Guide 2Edupunk Quiz 5DIY Education Manual 6
HowTo 1:Do Research Online 7HowTo 2:Write a Personal Learning Plan 8HowTo 3:Teach Yoursel Online 13HowTo 4:Build Your Personal Learning Network 14HowTo 5:Find a Mentor 17HowTo 6:Get a Credential 18HowTo 7:Demonstrate Value to a Network 22
A: Get Ready
 (pre-college/exploratory/supportive)
23
A.1What Do You Like? What Do You Want to Be? 24Personality Tests and Quizzes 24Career Search Sites 25A.2College Search Services 27Box: Online vs. For-Proft Colleges30A.3 Proessional Licenses and Certifcation Programs31A.4 Alternative Programs or Pre-College or non-College Learners35Adult Basic Education 35Veterans 37High Schoolers 40
B: Finish Line
 (some college/college completion/college credits/alternative college programs)
42
Box: Tips on Getting College Credit or Prior Learning44B.1College Credit Services 45Box: 7 Ways to Earn College Credit Without Taking A College Class51Box: 7 Ways to LEARN College Material or College Credit Without Taking aCollege Class51B.2On-Ramps to College 53B.3For Returning Champions (College Completion) 55B.4Design Your Own Learning 61
C: Open World
(non-accredited, open learning, proessional networks)
67
C.1Open Content 68C.2Open Social Learning 80C.3Open Learning Institutions 81Box: Dan Diebolt’s independent learning methods85C.4Reputation Networks 93
Conclusion
 
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going to have may son and daughter read this. I hope that they may get some ideas on their education and career.
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