The Learning Exchange
September 7, 2009, 12:14 AM
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written by Diane Kinishi and G. Robert Lewi

“(Published in 1977) The Learning Exchange was started in the early 1970’s out of a series of seminars at Ivan Illich’s center in Mexico. This document is an explanation of “what it is, how it works, and how you can set up a similar program in your community.” It is a fascinating handbook that describes an educational model, but also acts as a more general resource for administration, advertising, fundraising, etc.
To keep the file size down, I cut out the 92 page appendix, which consists of lots of correspondences, articles, interviews, and so on, which provide a broader perspective of the phenomenon of the Learning Exchange, which acts as a precedent for contemporary social networks in general and The Public School (LA) in particular.”

via AAAARG discussions

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