• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
  • 00:49    |    
    Unschooling: Self-directed learning
    • Unschooler
    • Unschooler group
    • Quote, n John Caldwell Holt
    • Quote, n Alexander Sutherland Neill
    • Quote, n John Holt
    • Community of unschoolers
  • 04:54    |    
    Homeschooling versus unschooling
    • Homeschooling
    • Unschooling
    • Extracurricular activities as unschooler
    • Unschooling as a personal choice
  • 08:04    |    
    Why should I go to college?
    • Personal experience during college
    • Cost of college in the United States
    • Average debt per student upon graduation
    • Student loan
    • Value of college degree
    • Grading in American universities
    • Quote, n Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa
    • Negative social statement of unschooling
  • 15:46    |    
    Life during and after college
  • 17:22    |    
    Foundation of
  • 18:42    |    
    Value of university
  • 19:01    |    
    Gap year program
  • 21:07    |    
    Decentralization of education
    • Knowledge
    • Community
    • Networking
    • Signal
  • 25:16    |    
    Other social functions of university
  • 26:04    |    
    Education through networks
  • 26:29    |    
    Final words
  • 27:18    |    
    Question and answer period
    • How did you prepare for the Thiel Fellow program?
    • What are the skills you need to be a self-directed learner?
    • Is there any way where mentors can get involve and help out?
    • As you see unschooling develops in the future, would you envision universities no longer play a role in education?
    • Do you think unschooling could be a more practical for careers like Medicine?
    • Do you find difficult to reach out universities to open their doors in order for you to bring uncollege idea?
    • How do you think we can promote change in the traditional education?
    • How do you think the assessment of knowledge would be in the future?
    • Which way of testing skills is more expensive, the real world test or an institution that does this work?
    • When you create a portafolio is easy to cheat, do you think this can create more eskepticism about uncollege?
    • Do you think unschool can work for everyone?
    • How long do you think it would take for uncollege to become a mainstream?
    • Do you consider that there might be a new market for companies that test your abilities and talents?
    • How can you give total freedom to your kids to do whatever they want and put trust on them that they are going to be happy with whatever they choose ton be?
    • How do you encourage companies to employ uncollege people and, how do you convince them of their talents and abilities?
    • According to your experience as unschooler, do you think it had been as successful if you have not had to justify your activities to the Californian Public School?
    • Do you think that people who are born with certain talents...
    • Communities and networks, what do you think the challenges are for people who are doing college to find them?
    • How do you balance your life between learning and develop new successful projects?
    • As unschooler, where do you find the information for your personal learning?
    • In a country like Guatemala, how do you create a structure where companies are willing to hire unschoolers?
    • Do you use unschooling system to feedback schools?
    • What is an efficient way to find information?
  • 01:05:19    |    
    Final words
  • 01:05:29    |    
    Final credits

UnCollege: Hacking Education

New Media  | 07 de septiembre de 2012  | Vistas: 69

Dale Stephens, author of the book Hacking Your Education, talks about his experiences, after he dropped out of school at the age of twelve and became an unschooler, he found a group of young people sharing the same problems and ideas of traditional education and its application to the real world. Stephens points out some of the disadvantages of attending college such as the tuition costs in the United States, the average debt per student after graduation, and the value of college degrees, among others. In January 2011, Stephens launched, a social movement that aims to change the idea of traditional higher education. UnCollege provides resources for students to guide them for a self-directed learning. Finally, Stephens highlights the importance of decentralized education and concludes encouraging the audience to be responsible to educate themselves.



Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

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