YOU EDUPUNK!

What is edupunk? Edupunk is a way in which you teach and learn with a Do It Yourself (DIY) attitude. DIY attitude can be found mostly in college students. Some college students don’t want to go to classes every day, so why not have a DIY attitude?!?! If I miss one day of class, I will not be able to get back on track. I don’t depend on classmates for class notes because the way I understand notes, is different from the way they do.

Talk − Action = Zero

1-1=0. You cannot have talk without action and you cannot have action without talk.     Talk <–> Action.

Ed techs like to claim that the Internet represents a revolution in human communication, one with profound effects on how we produce, consume, share, and value knowledge.

The Internet is a way of sharing information with many people. If you don’t know something, the Internet is your best friend. Technology makes life better and easier.

Educational technology is the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using and managing appropriate technological processes and resources.

Technology enhances learning. Students will be more engaged and that is always a good thing. Students will love to work on technological devices during school.

One thing that I like about higher education is that you can create online spaces. Higher education will be known as the guardian of knowledge.

Some basic concepts of edupunk are: human interaction, sharing information, and teaching.

Educational technology will continue to be on the rise.

2 thoughts on “YOU EDUPUNK!

  1. I love that you linked to the CUNY Academic Commons. It’s a space that was literally created by faculty for faculty. And it was built around being social, not just creating a space for resources. Not that there aren’t a lot of them, the site’s wiki is pretty robust.

    The fact that any CUNY faculty, staff, or graduate student can create groups and/or blogs as way to communicate and engage with peers in the university and/or the world, without permission from an administrator or IT department is very powerful. It allows professionals to take advantage of the opportunities that we believe exist in social web tools such as facebook, but not be beholden to a corporate/advertising driven model they are actually built for.

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