Table of contents for DIY U : edupunks, edupreneurs, and the coming transformation of higher education / Anya Kamenetz.


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1. History : how college-for-all became part of the American dream 2. Sociology : human capital and meritocracy, race and class--can we build a system that works for everybody? 3. Economics : why college tuition is caught in a cost spiral, and how to stop it 4. Computer science : open content, virtual-reality and smartphone classrooms, serious games, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and robotic telescopes 5. Independent study : free and open-source education; vocational, experiential, and self-learning 6. Commencement : what the transformation of the university might mean for the future of humanity 7. Resource guide for a do-it-yourself education : a four part guide for the student who wants to hack her own education; includes a listing of web sites of organizations mentioned in the text.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Education, Higher -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
College costs -- United States.
Alternative education -- United States.