Posts Categorized: Mechanical Mooc

P2PU the Face2Face Way

As many of you know, in spring 2015 we ran an altered version of our very successful project “Mechanical MOOC”.  At the heart of this MOOC we offered a course titled  A Gentle Introduction to Python. It is a six week course offering exercises and learning materials from MIT OCW’s course combined with Codecademy exercises…

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Study Python Programming – with a Community!

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a website, write a mobile app or create a computer game (in addition to a lot of dedication and time…) We can show you! P2PU is about to launch the 6th iteration of “A Gentle Introduction to Python” on the 1st of May, and this free 6…

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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…

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NYU + MIT Media Lab + P2PU Offer “Play With Your Music”: A Free and Playful Introduction to Audio Engineering

Signup opens today for “Play With Your Music” (playwithyourmusic.org) a free, 6-week online course where participants will explore, mix and remix songs, using the newest tools on the web. Learners will master the ins and outs of audio production, while working with music they already know and love. Anyone with an interest in making music…

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We Won!

  P2PU is over the moon and tickled pink to be able to announce that we are one of the winners of the Open CourseWare Consortium’s 2013 Site Awards for OpenCourseWare Excellence (ACE).  Along with Notre Dame OpenCourseWare and  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya OCW,  P2PU has been named as the recipient of the Technical Innovation Award for…

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Open Learning Webinar – the proof!

Last week, as part of the events taking place all over the world on celebration of Open Ed Week, Karen Fasimpaur from the School of Ed hosted a webinar all about peer learning and P2PU.  Vanessa (Genarelli, the Leading Light of Learning) and Jane (Park, School of Open wrangler extraodinaire) were there too. In case…

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