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DIY U
edupunks, edupreneurs, and the coming transformation of higher education
Anya Kamenetz

Published 2010 by Chelsea Green Pub. in White River Junction, Vt .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

History : how college-for-all became part of the American dream
Sociology : human capital and meritocracy, race and class
can we build a system that works for everybody?
Economics : why college tuition is caught in a cost spiral, and how to stop it
Computer science : open content, virtual-reality and smartphone classrooms, serious games, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and robotic telescopes
Independent study : free and open-source education; vocational, experiential, and self-learning
Commencement : what the transformation of the university might mean for the future of humanity
Resource guide for a do-it-yourself education : a four part guide for the student who wants to hack her own education; includes a listing of web sites of organizations mentioned in the text.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other Titles
Do-it-yourself U

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
378.73
Library of Congress
LA227.4 .K36 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 196 p. ;
Number of pages
196

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24409506M
ISBN 10
1603582347
ISBN 13
9781603582346
LC Control Number
2009054136
OCLC/WorldCat
449895015

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