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  • noun A do-it-yourself approach to teaching and learning practices, avoiding mainstream tools and organisations.


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From education and punk (see DIY punk ethic). Coined in the 2000s.


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  • But I don't want to pass up on the 'edupunk' clipping from Wired.

    Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily 2008

  • If you've been reading about edupunk, for example, you've been reading about the do-it-yourself ethos in online learning drawn from the coding and alternative music community, personified by Jim Groom, and batted around by a bunch of us before being written about in Anya Kamenetz's book on the subject.

    Stephen Downes: A World to Change Stephen Downes 2010

  • I swing by after your comment on my recent post, and just had to say: love the edupunk cartoon!

    Future of Online Learning – Stephen Downes « open thinking 2009

  • I shall now describe Mickey Z as a hyper-stone-uber-megalo "edupunk."

    Mickey Z: My Personal Trainer and Yours 2008

  • Don - haven't you noticed the whole web 2.0 blogging is schools learning communities 21st century learning connectivism edupunk moevement?

    Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily 2009

  • Education twitter suny sln alexandrapickett stateuniversityof newyork sunylearningnetwork online elearining onlinelearning edupunk

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows 2009

  • .. que Lola ve este hecho en una línea “edupunk” su entrada lleva por título “hackeando la educación”.

    Hacking education « BuzzMachine 2009

  • Groom, a chain-smoker with an ever-present five days’ growth of beard, coined the term “edupunk” to describe the growing movement toward high-tech do-it-yourself education.

    Edupunks | clusterflock 2009

  • See, for example, higher ed agitator and all-around edupunk Jim Groom's recent post "

    BlogHer 2009


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