• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    • Limitation of the school system
    • Concern of parents
  • 02:15    |    
    • Quote, n John Caldwell Holt
    • Quote, n Alexander Sutherland Neill
    • Quote, n John Caldwell Holt
    • Controversy
    • Importance of curiosity
    • Opinion of public schoolers
  • 06:41    |    
    Difference between homeschooling and unschooling
    • Homeschooling
    • Unschooling
    • Activities as unschooler
  • 07:52    |    
    Attending college
    • Experience at Hendrix College
    • Cost and debts of college in the United States
    • Student loan
    • "Generation Limbo: Waiting It Out" by Jennifer S. Lee, The New York Times
    • Distribution of grades over the last 60 years
    • Quote, n , Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa
  • 13:18    |    
    Perception of unschooling
    • Lack of alternatives
    • Learning paradigm
    • Personal anecdote
  • 15:49    |    
    Foundation of
    • UnCollege growth
    • Learning community without institutions
    • Gap year program
    • Decentralization of education
  • 18:17    |    
    Functions of university
    • Knowledge
    • Community
    • Networking
    • Signal
  • 21:56    |    
    Future of the educational system
  • Online learning institutions
  • 22:58    |    
    Question and answer period
    • How have you learned in the different activities outside school? Could you give more details about the Gap year program?
    • Do you have any siblings? And if so, how was their unschooling experience and impact?
    • How is the structure of UnCollege?
    • How was your experience in n How was the process of entering and how did it impact your life?
    • How did you get your book published?
    • What happened to your unschooling peers?
    • What do you think about the fact that four out of five of the richest people in the world have a college degree?
    • Do you think everybody has the capacity to do unschooling?
    • Do you think n UnCollege can be adapted to the current educational system?
    • When you decided to drop out of college, did you have any established plan about what you were going to do?
    • Do you think kids should attend the first years of school?
    • Did you have any advantage over the other unschooling peers because you attended 5 years of school?
    • Do you think unschooling is a good idea for every career, for example, medical sciences?
    • How do you see the future of online learning institutions in Latin America?
    • Do you think you have to take more risks in unschooling than in the traditional system?
    • How do people learn to learn when they are in an unschool system?
    • How do you think college is going to be in future?
    • What do you do for a living?
    • What disadvantages does unschooling have?
    • What is the most important skill you learned in unschooling that people in traditional school don't learn?
    • How does a regular day in unschooling look like?
    • How can we be more successful in some field if we surround with people more intelligent than us?
    • Who is creating the degrees deflation: school traditional system or unschool system?
  • 55:20    |    
    Final words
  • 55:40    |    
    Final credits

Hacking your Education

New Media  | 06 de septiembre de 2012  | Vistas: 66

Dale J. Stephens shares his experience with unschooling. He details his first years learning with this educational method, when he wrote the book Hacking your education. He also explains how and when the ideas of unschooling were established, his founder and the first institution with this model, Summerhill. He compares the advantages of unschooling with the traditional structure of learning, its costs and other benefits. Stephens introduce the site as well as the objective of creating it. Finally, he mentions what are the principal functions of university and how is the future of professional education.


Dale J. Stephens is the founder of UnCollege, the social movement…