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Freedom to Learn: the edupunks atlas

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The edupunks atlas is a part of the edupunks guide.

Slow it down.

Edupunk? There's more on Edupunk here, but the main point is that it takes the do it yourself (diy) ethic that was at the core of punk rock (famously on the cover of a fanzine: "this is a chord, this is another, this is a third. Now form a band" - and many did, including me) - and applies it to education.

The tagline of the edupunks guide is "the edupunks guide to a diy credential" and the 'about' page says that it...
...was written to be 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.  As far as I can tell, the guide was updated in 2011, so it doesn't reflect the more recent and dramatic development in online and open learning - MOOCs - however, it's a fabulous resource and a great way to think about how technolo…