DIY U: Edupunks andthe Transformation of  Higher Education      Anya Kamenetz        Educause     October 19, 2011
My lenses:     Gen Y repFaculty bratmediaJournalist
*   Two-thirds                    of BAs have federal    student loans. (less than ½ in 1993).*Averagedebt:   $27,803*2-ye...
9.6jobs ages 18-32; workers under 25 are2x as likely to be freelance, temp, contract.                  part-time.As of 201...
“I just had a friend who graduated   with a French major and is having a              panic attack.”  “A lot of us especia...
competition is global“In the school of international studies you’re required to   spend a semester abroad. That’s somethin...
“58 percent of grade school kidswill be employed in careers that        don’t exist today.”--Cathy Davidson Now You See It
Cost +Access +Relevance = The Case for Radical Innovation
From Baumol’sDisease…
to Moore’s law?
The Future is   Open
Content(what to learn)+Socialization(how to learn)+Accreditation (why to learn)
OpenContent
Attractive/Accessible        Attractive.Accessible.Unlimited.“a platform for spreading ideas” – Chris Anderson            ...
Updated Constantly      Continuously updated“We have apps onour smartphonesto look upthe drugs andside effects.”
It’s not *just* about the iStuff
“If this info is out there for free why   am I going to school and paying $50K a year ? I want that support               ...
OpenSocialization
Personal Learning    Networks
We help each other learn  “Alex started us sharing notes on              Dropbox.”“We have a Facebook thread with 200   pe...
Stanford University’s Massively Open             Online Course100,000+ students from 175 countries…AI grading            P...
Wikimedia—45 schools.Assessment by network
Formalizing peer learning“Sharing ideas is really enjoyable—it’s just asimportant as learning from the professors.”
OpenAccreditation
Web   As students followpersonal learning paths…           Portfolio
Institutions may specialize in assessment…
…or portability
supplement the need     Professional networks:      bypassing diplomas    for diplomas
Reputation+portfolio= credibility
Badges:assessment      for     real    world  learning
Pressures-Responses•Access/Demand-Networks & Scalability•Cost-Digital efficiencies& specialization/unbundling•Quality-21 s...
The Old Way
The New Ways             Goals                                                 Web             Networks                   ...
Twitter @anya1anya  Edupunksguide.orgDIYUBOOK@gmail.com
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  1. 1. DIY U: Edupunks andthe Transformation of Higher Education Anya Kamenetz Educause October 19, 2011
  2. 2. My lenses: Gen Y repFaculty bratmediaJournalist
  3. 3. * Two-thirds of BAs have federal student loans. (less than ½ in 1993).*Averagedebt: $27,803*2-year default rate: 8.8% and rising.
  4. 4. 9.6jobs ages 18-32; workers under 25 are2x as likely to be freelance, temp, contract. part-time.As of 2010, 37% of 18- to 29-year-olds are unemployed or out of the workforce, the highest share among this age group in more than three decades.
  5. 5. “I just had a friend who graduated with a French major and is having a panic attack.” “A lot of us especially in this recession want economic stability.”“Every year our tuition is getting raised. It makes people weigh out the costs and benefits more.”
  6. 6. competition is global“In the school of international studies you’re required to spend a semester abroad. That’s something that really sets you apart.”
  7. 7. “58 percent of grade school kidswill be employed in careers that don’t exist today.”--Cathy Davidson Now You See It
  8. 8. Cost +Access +Relevance = The Case for Radical Innovation
  9. 9. From Baumol’sDisease…
  10. 10. to Moore’s law?
  11. 11. The Future is Open
  12. 12. Content(what to learn)+Socialization(how to learn)+Accreditation (why to learn)
  13. 13. OpenContent
  14. 14. Attractive/Accessible Attractive.Accessible.Unlimited.“a platform for spreading ideas” – Chris Anderson “Our professor uses YouTube to show how music therapists interact with different populations.”
  15. 15. Updated Constantly Continuously updated“We have apps onour smartphonesto look upthe drugs andside effects.”
  16. 16. It’s not *just* about the iStuff
  17. 17. “If this info is out there for free why am I going to school and paying $50K a year ? I want that support network.”
  18. 18. OpenSocialization
  19. 19. Personal Learning Networks
  20. 20. We help each other learn “Alex started us sharing notes on Dropbox.”“We have a Facebook thread with 200 people answering questions”
  21. 21. Stanford University’s Massively Open Online Course100,000+ students from 175 countries…AI grading Peter Norvig and Sebastian Thrun.
  22. 22. Wikimedia—45 schools.Assessment by network
  23. 23. Formalizing peer learning“Sharing ideas is really enjoyable—it’s just asimportant as learning from the professors.”
  24. 24. OpenAccreditation
  25. 25. Web As students followpersonal learning paths… Portfolio
  26. 26. Institutions may specialize in assessment…
  27. 27. …or portability
  28. 28. supplement the need Professional networks: bypassing diplomas for diplomas
  29. 29. Reputation+portfolio= credibility
  30. 30. Badges:assessment for real world learning
  31. 31. Pressures-Responses•Access/Demand-Networks & Scalability•Cost-Digital efficiencies& specialization/unbundling•Quality-21 st century skills & practices
  32. 32. The Old Way
  33. 33. The New Ways Goals Web Networks Personal Learning Experiences mentors Networks C peers Portfolio Internships Self-discovery
  34. 34. Twitter @anya1anya Edupunksguide.orgDIYUBOOK@gmail.com
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