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Things to consider in designing learning experiences that work well for as many people as possible.

Join us to experiment with new possibilities for collaborative learning.

Hyperlink, Year One

by The Hyperlink Team | 2021-06-16

Highlights from Hyperlink's first year, and a re-articulation of our vision for the future.

A series of events exploring courses, learning clubs & other experiments.

JUN21 Launch Lineup

by The Hyperlink Team | 2021-06-02

June Knowledge Drop: new month, new learning!

The Art of Gathering

by Brendan | 2021-05-19

Exploring how we design gatherings, and intentionally shape social contexts for meaningful learning.

Towards Hyperspace

by The Hyperlink Team | 2021-05-12

Building social environments for flexible learning — our vision for Hyperspace.

MAY21 Launch Lineup

by The Hyperlink Team | 2021-05-05

May Knowledge Drop: new month, new learning!

Notes on alternative learning institutions from Pioneer Works' Alternative Art School Fair catalog.

APR21 Launch Lineup

by The Hyperlink Team | 2021-04-07

April Knowledge Drop: new courses, clubs, and events!

The Future of Textbooks

by Brendan | 2021-03-16

Notes from our event exploring how we can make textbooks more social, adaptive, and better for learning.

Retros for Learning

by Celine | 2021-03-15

How to use retrospective methods for learning, to gather useful feedback and make sure a course continues to improve.

Guide to Course Marketing

by Brendan | 2021-03-12

Hyperlink's in-progress playbook for getting the word out and attracting the right learners to your course.

MAR21 Launch Lineup

by The Hyperlink Team | 2021-03-03

March Knowledge Drop: new courses, clubs, and events!

Catalog of Course Structures

by Brendan | 2021-02-08

Possibilities for structure, from projects to discussions, theory to application, and structural dynamics that affect the shape of a course.

FEB21 Launch Lineup

by The Hyperlink Team | 2021-02-03

February Knowledge Drop: new courses, clubs, and events!

Embarking on Learning Adventures

by Brendan | 2021-01-22

We're experimenting with Learning Adventures — a peer cohort for pursuing ambitious personal learning projects, one month at a time.

Colin Gorrie on the happy coincidence that the best way to learn new languages is also the most enjoyable way, the present and the future of PhDs who love to teach, and fun language tangents.

We just wrapped up our sixth and seventh (!) Meta Course cohorts, and overhauled the entire curriculum to be longer and more structured. Here's what we learned.

100 Tweets on Better Internet Learning

by The Hyperlink Team | 2020-12-18

Hyperlink's collaboratively-written thread on a vision for better internet learning.

A rhizomatic learning network. A home for lifelong learning. An R&D lab for internet pedagogy…and more!

How to Think About Course Pricing

by Brendan | 2020-11-22

How much should a course cost? Let's explore a few different lenses and factors to consider.

Notes on My Dunce Cap

by Brendan | 2020-11-21

A manifesto for syllabus design; notes on creative pedagogy; provocations for shaping an engaging and effective classroom experience.

Launching 8 New Clubs

by The Hyperlink Team | 2020-10-22

Open for enrollment: clubs on indie research and planetary studies; clubs exploring museums, media futures, blue humanities; clubs to share art, desserts, rhymes…

New Courses: Oct. 2020

by The Hyperlink Team | 2020-10-09

Another round of new courses, on community-building, language construction and more — plus new cohorts for some current courses.

Announcing Learning Clubs

by Brendan | 2020-09-25

We're trying a new format for focused peer-to-peer learning — Clubs. Browse our initial ideas and propose a Club you'd like to facilitate!

Hyperlink's Launch Lineup

by The Hyperlink Team | 2020-08-04

The most exciting moment in Hyperlink’s history to date: we’re launching with a lineup of 8 awesome courses.

Learning From the Meta Course

by The Hyperlink Team | 2020-07-29

We've completed three cohorts of the Meta Course, our course creation workshop. Here's what we've learned about designing and facilitating learning experiences on Hyperlink.

What Can Courses Be?

by Brendan | 2020-07-12

There are courses and then there are courses! Here, we explain how we think about courses, and propose seven archetypes that expand ideas of what an online course can be.

Deschooling Society

by Brendan | 2020-07-11

Kicking off a series of reviews exploring books that have influenced our thinking on learning and pedagogy, with Ivan Illich's classic manifesto for new learning systems.

Hello World

by The Hyperlink Team | 2020-07-10

Introducing Hyperlink! We're starting an experimental internet school, and building infrastructure for highly effective, people-centered learning. We'd love for you to join us.