Posts Categorized: Assessment

Badges @P2PU: An update and thoughts…

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  A lot is happening in the badges space, and while it’s not clear what the next steps are for P2PU, we thought it would be good to share our thinking about these development. The Badge Alliance is a new organization that was spun out of Mozilla and is stewarding the badges ecosystem. Philipp is… Continue Reading →

Assessment on the Web – Part 3


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 →

Mindsets and Motivation: 2014, Start Your Engines


The Motivation Landscape. In the wake of Badges, the spectre of behaviorism, and the proliferation of learning platforms on the web, how are we as practitioners and researchers to move forward in light of what we’ve learned? How have recent discussions about motivation, growth mindsets, and malleable intelligence affect how we design for learning? What’s… Continue Reading →

Badges in the Bronx: P2PU + Youth Voices

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P2PU took peer learning up to the Bronx this past Tuesday when I was invited to give a workshop on Badges to a classroom of high school writers. These intrepid folks were part of the Youth Voices Summer Program, a project sponsored by the National Writing Project and headed up by the very stellar Paul Allison. Youth… Continue Reading →

Open Video Course Sprint in Berlin for School of Open

I wanted to write a quick post outlining the process of a ‘course sprint’. I think this methodology can be of use to emerging groups of on-line educators creating open education resources (OERs). This course sprint process was inspired and informed by the Book Sprint process developed by Adam Hyde of FLOSS Manuals. Background The… Continue Reading →