Are we entering the era of self-empowered education?
Anya Kamenetz, a senior writer at Fast Company Magazine and author of DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, talks with host Seth Odell about her latest book EduPunk’s Guide to a DIY Credential. The book, which can be downloaded for free, acts as a comprehensive guide to learning online and charting a personalized path to an affordable credential.
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Unsolicited Shout-out of the Week
This week’s unsolicited shout-out goes to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for their continued work in education