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    • Take Back Your Education Catherine Stevens @cath_stevens
    • © 2009, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
    • © 2011, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.
    • Gap Year!!! Work! Projects! Travel! Take Classes!
    • Content College Real Life ● Classes ● MOOCs ● Internships ● Projects Community ● Dorms ● Extra-curriculars ● Greek life ● Hacker houses ● Makerspaces (shared spaces for hardware projects) Credential ● Diploma ● Credibility ● Class-specific certificates ● Projects that apply skills
    • ← 14th century lecture MOOC class setup →
    • Content College Real Life ● Classes ● Lectures ● MOOCs ● Internships ● Projects
    • Community College Real Life ● Dorms ● Extra-curriculars ● Greek life ● Hacker houses ● Makerspaces ● Co-working spaces
    • ← Co-working space in Berlin Makerspace in Singapore → © 2011 Deskmag, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed. en
    • Credential College ● Diploma ● Credibility Real Life ● Class-specific certificates ● Projects that apply skills
    • Content: Community: Learned marketing Helped people form study-groups Practiced teaching and programming Credential: Used the results and skills gained to get jobs and network
    • Corvallis → Silicon Valley →
    • Simply Done Websites www.simplydonewebsites.com
    • To go or not to go to college? Only in Silicon Valley Only if you’re the next Mark Zuckerberg
    • @cath_stevens www.catherinestevens.me