Discover how giving students more responsibility in shaping their own curriculum can lead to more active participation.
About This Speaker
Howard Rheingold currently teaches at Stanford University, Communication Department. He is the author of:
Tools for Thought http://www.rheingold.com/texts/tft/
The Virtual Community http://www.rheingold.com/vc/book/
Smart Mobs http://www.smartmobs.com
Net Smart http://www.rheingold.com/netsmart
- Rheingold University: series of five-week courses on topics such as personal knowledge tools and social media literacy
- Howard's DMLcentral post "Toward Peeragogy"
- International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Abstract for "Heutagogy and lifelong learning"
- Cathy Davidson's "21st Century Literacies" syllabus, assignments, calendar
- Example of student-created "mindmap" from one of Howard's classes
- David Warlick's "Are they Students or are they Learners?"
- Monika Hardy's adaptation of Michael Wesch's "How we run our class"
- Kickstarter project: "Don't Go Back to School: A handbook for learning anything"
- HourSchool: "Social school" centered around peer teaching/learning
- Youth Voices: School-based social network where youth share their thoughts on a wide range of topics
- Massively Minecraft: Learning community exploring how to live, work and play in Minecraft
- Deborah Frieze illustrates the “Two Loops” theory of change [Video]
- Bud Hunt's plpnetwork.com post, "Inquiring About Teacher Inquiry"
- Howard's DMLcentral post "Pop-Up University"
- Bud Hunt's budtheteacher.com post "In Search of Agency"
- Chad Sansing's Digital IS post, "On hacking public education"