Posts By: rebeccakahn

Beware: Data On the Loose…

pic by bixentro on Flickr, CC BY, 2.0 P2PU is proud to announce that we have just put our very first data release up on the web for free sharing and reuse. This release was created with the help of our brilliant collaborators June Ahn, Sarah Ann Webster, and Brian Butler  from the Center for the Advanced… Continue Reading →

Peer What? A discussion about Peer Learning

We’ve got a special edition of the P2PU Community Call coming up this Thursday 3rd April, at 8AM US Pacific Time. We’re going to be talking Peer Learning this week – what it means, why it’s important, and how we do it. As preparation, please start by reading this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peer_learning – an oldie, but a good… Continue Reading →

Extra Special Community Call

We’ve got a special edition of the P2PU Community Call coming up this Thursday 27 March, at 8AM US Pacific Time. Beck Pitt, from the OER Research Hub at the Open University will be joining us to speak about the research they have been doing with the School of Open. As preparation, you might want to have a… Continue Reading →

School of Open Research Findings (Part I)

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This is a repost from the OER Research Hub project, posted by the inimitable Beck Pitt at the Open University’s OER Research Hub. Read the original here   School of Open Logo (Source:https://p2pu.org/en/#schools) CC-BY-SA Ever wondered what it means to “be” open? Or what kind of practices could be considered open? School of Open (SOO) courses focus… Continue Reading →

P2PU is looking for an Executive Director

Peer 2 Peer University is looking for its next Executive Director. The successful applicant will direct the organization’s ongoing innovative activities, manage staff and define overall strategy based on new opportunities and needs. As P2PU is a small virtual organisation with 5 staffers who are located in 3 continents, this position is not tied to… Continue Reading →

Assessment on the Web – Part 3

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Last week, we shared the second part of our series of reports looking at new ways of assessing learning on the Web. Parts 1 and 2 generated some excellent discussion, and we’re hoping to keep these conversations going with the final instalment. Part 3 interrogates the issue of feedback, and the role that peer feedback… Continue Reading →

Assessment on the Web – Part 2

Last week, we introduced our series of reports looking at new ways of assessing learning on the Web. We’ve had a great response to the report, and this week, we’re delighted to share Part 2 of the series with you all. This week, the report takes a closer look at priorities for assessment (spoiler alert:… Continue Reading →

Using P2PU to Badge Swedish Educators’ MOOC

    This is a guest post from Sara Mörtsell, Education Manager at Wikimedia Sweden, and part of the informal online community of Educators in Sweden As our Swedish MOOC for Educators, “Digitala Skollyftet” is nearing the end, some great projects have been awarded the Digitala Skollyftet Badge at P2PU. I’d like to take this opportunity to… Continue Reading →

Assessment on the Web – Part 1

How to handle assessment for online learning has been a a headache for many of us working in the ed-tech space since the very first OERs first rolled off the production line. The fact that very few education people have managed to find a solution which sits well for most people only makes it all… Continue Reading →