I have a vision of what education could or should become in the modern age.
This vision does not originate with me however. This vision was first pointed out to me by
an engineer, author, designer, and futurist who foresaw the need for
a world model wwith ethical sustainability as its core.
I pay particular attention to this contention:
"We have reached the point where we are now possessed of sufficient
information for each individual human to dare to exercise the option
to ``make it'' rather than having to depend on the decisions of an
It is to this idea, the idea that one can and should become responsible for one's own education and for
also for the education of others with ultimate survivability being paramount that this project - rabble resources -
Academic Earth - Online Courses - Academic Video Lectures
AMSER - Applied Math and Science Education Repository
2045: A New Era for Humanity?
Battle of Ideas - is very much about a PUBLIC conversation.
BBC Learning - Something for everyone. What do you want to learn?.
Bright Hub - Find Health, Education, Science & Technology Articles, Reviews, How-To and Tech Tips
Boston College Front Row - a service of Boston College Magazine
The Computer Delusion - Atlantic Magazine
Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities
Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes - Video on TED.com
Discussion of Education for Sustainable Development
dotDash - formerly About U.
Education for sustainability - John Huckle, Stephen R. Sterling - Google Books
eHow - How To Do Just About Everything! | How To Videos & Articles
Forum Network - Free Online Lectures from PBS and NPR
iBerry - the Higher Education Portal
Intelligence vs Cunning - What's the difference?
Learn Out Loud - Free Audio & Video
Memetics - the study of ideas and concepts viewed as "living" organisms
Moyers & Company - on PBS Video
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Now - on PBS Video
Nova - on PBS Video
Ohio Department of Education
Open Educational Resources - Internet Archive
OpenLearn - The home of free learning from The Open University
OpenMedia.ca - Engage, Educate, Empower
OpenStax CNX - Sharing knowledge and building communities
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pedagogy of the Oppressed - Chapter 2
PhysOrg.com - Science News, Technology, Physics, Nanotechnology, Space Science, Earth Science, Medicine
Self Made Scholar - Learn Free
StopStealingDreams - pdf
TED - Ideas worth spreading
Theatre of the Absurd - Former For-Profit College Advisor Takes His Story of Corruption to the Stage
Top Universities Test the Online Appeal of Free - NYTimes.com
Virus of the Mind - The New Science ... Google Books
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
United Nations University
United States Nation Archives
University of Southern Queensland OpenCourseWare
What I've Learned Archive - Esquire
What is the Human Right to Education? - National Economic & Social Rights Initiative
Wikibooks - a Wikimedia community collection of open-content textbooks
YouTube EDU - Esquire