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NY Times Buzzword: Edupunk

So Edupunk has been a Wired buzzword now a NY Times buzzword of 2008… So does this mean Blogs and Wiki’s will be fully embraced/supported/endorsed in 2009? We could only hope.

A style of hands-on self-education that benefits the student without concern for curriculums or the interests of schools, corporations or governments. In other words, an autodidactic approach that spurns commercialism, mass-market approaches and top-down goal-setting. Coined by Jim Groom, an “instructional technologist” at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va.