Posts Categorized: Weekly Update

How To Support Self-Directed Learners: Lessons from P2PU, Khan, NYU &

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This morning Nathan Maton from the Khan Academy, Alex Ruthmann from NYU and Andrew Sliwinski, co-founder at and yours truly came together to discuss scale in online learning and how to support self-directed learners. Our focus for these chats is to learn from each other, so we ended up sharing pointers, tips and experiences from our respective communities. Watch the video (we… 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: – 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 →

Featured Courses – 9 December 2011

Holidays are drawing near! And as an antidote to all the cheer (and maybe just to keep your brain going while the rest of the world seems to be losing theirs) we’re serving up a steaming platter of peer learning goodness, just for y’all: Writing HTML By Hand When you write code (instead of having… Continue Reading →

Featured Courses at P2PU – 25 November 2011

By now, you should all have had the chance to check out the post-Berlin blog post summing up our amazing workshop. This week’s diverse and fascinating featured courses are a brilliant reminder of what makes P2PU such a special community – where anyone can learn just about anything. Y’all are amazing, and we wouldn’t be… Continue Reading →

Featured courses at P2PU this week

Happy Friday, good people… In case any of you are contemplating a weekend with nothing to do, we thought we’d let you know about some of the fantastic new courses on, which are open, ready for sign-up and just waiting for you join and start learning with your peers. We think they’re pretty exciting…… Continue Reading →

P2PU Weekly Update – 20 May 2011

Welcome to the new look P2PU Weekly update. We’ll be sending you all the news about site developments, new study groups and courses, and general P2PU news, once a week, straight to your inbox. Want to see what’s happening on the new P2PU Beta site? If you haven’t yet had a look at the new… Continue Reading →

The P2PU Update on 4 April 2011

// Co-produced by Bekka & Philipp (Do you have news to report for the next update? Send them to bekka [dot]kahn[at] Bonne nouvelle – La domination du monde a une nouvelle langue. Yes, we’re embarking on building some courses in French (we obviously need it) – so anyone who is interested can connect via this… Continue Reading →