The New Era of Learning
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The New Era of Learning
The direction in which learning is going: personalized, self-directed, grounded in the real world, and blurring the lines between age groups, teachers/students, formal/informal, etc. It taps into people's instincts and desires for play, creativity and meaning. I'm hoping to eventually incorporate this content into a robust web site that will serve as a compendium on this topic.
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Self-Organized and Super Focused: Higher Education Redefined

Self-Organized and Super Focused: Higher Education Redefined | The New Era of Learning | Scoop.it
By Luba Vangelova When helicopter search-and-rescue specialist David Dobias decided to switch careers, he read up on entrepreneurship and found a mentor,
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An experiment in self-organized higher education, designed to emphasize initiative and learning-by-doing. It's marketing itself as a more useful and affordable alternative to standard colleges and universities, for people who are more interested in fields in which information is less codified (e.g., business, arts, communications).

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the Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Education!

the Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Education! | The New Era of Learning | Scoop.it
The Edupunks' Guide: Real-life stories and advice for today's students, whether you're going back to school, working, transferring colleges, or pursuing lifelong learning goals.
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From the home page: "An edupunk is someone who doesn't want to play by the old college rules. Maybe you have interests that don't fit the academic mold. Maybe you're in a remote location. Maybe you have a family, a job, or other responsibilities and you can't take on life as a full-time student. Maybe you love new technology and new ways of learning. Or maybe you're just a rebel!"

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