Posts Categorized: News

Ch-ch-changes… to our community call

All things change at some point or another. And this week, one of the great constants in our topsy-turvey world has shifted. Hold on to your seats, good people of the open web: P2PU community call has shifted from Thursdays to Tuesdays. Shocking. But before you freak about too much change – the call still… Continue Reading →

School of Open gets a facelift, plus other news

This is a reblog of the latest announcement by School of Open. You can take a look at their swanky new website and blog here   Since our last comprehensive update, the School of Open has been creating new courses, planning continent-wide launches, conducting research, and making itself over. New Web Space We have a new… Continue Reading →

P2PU @ re:publica 14

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P2P’s Delia Browne, one of the co-founders and chair of our board spoke at re:publica this year, on the topic of some of our current and future cool projects – and some of the surprising results that come out of learning by the seat of your pants. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJF3Qm9UAMU  … Continue Reading →

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 →

Priorities for P2PU: Our Strategic Plan

Over the last few months we’ve been reflecting a lot on who we are and what we do.  At our annual face-to-face meeting in 2013, we took some time to refine this – think about what we’re good at, what’s been working for our community, and what we want to do next. Since then, we’ve… 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 →

#Rhizo14′s Secret Sauce: Unraveling Learning on the Web

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Quick Friday post on how things are progressing in the “Rhizomatic Learning” course on P2PU.org, brought to you by the edupunk sparkplug Dave Cormier. With the proliferation of learning platforms on the web and abundance of resources, Dave envisioned a course where the “community is the curriculum.” Rhizomatic learning asks us to rethink our assumptions… Continue Reading →

Mindsets and Motivation: 2014, Start Your Engines

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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 →