Posts Tagged: p2pu

We Met on Etsy: a Story of Serendipity and Learning

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It started with the kind of problem that hatches romantic comedies: I lost a ring. And not just any ring–one my girl Elena had bought me during a recent BFF-a-thon in Stockholm. Not only was I super bummed, but I felt like I’d let a solid piece of karma escape through my fingers. So I…

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All About Badges: How They Work & Their Future at P2PU

Background. P2PU has pioneered the use of badges to recognize skills and projects. We’ve published papers on the subject. Scaled the badge model for a pilot of 500 learners. Won grants for our implementation. But how do badges actually work? And what’s the future of badges at P2PU? Anyone can create a badge, and we…

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The machine that runs P2PU – Update

We have been busy building “the machine” that runs P2PU. The roadmap for School of Webcraft that we posted a few weeks ago shows what we plan to achieve over the course of 2011, but there is a lot of plumbing and wiring that we are putting in place to support these plans, not just…

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A new website for P2PU

You may have heard that P2PU has started building a new site for it’s community. Well, it’s true, but these are the early days and we wanted to give you an update on the overall timeline and roadmap. Building a new website for P2PU Since starting our peer learning adventures on 09/09/09, we’ve learned a…

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P2PU Sign-up opens today – come and get your new courses!

The Peer 2 Peer University announced its third round of free and open online courses today, opening sign-ups for a growing list of courses dealing in su bject areas ranging from Collaborative Lesson Planning to Manifestations of Human Trafficking. P2PU is also excited to announce the launch of the P2PU School of Webcraft, run in conjunction with…

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Parla Italiano at P2PU this week – 20 August 2010

Last week’s newsletter was painful. I needed a break. We all did. So let us return to the simple things, to bread, tomatoes and cheap red wine, to black and white. To suspenders. And to Google Translate, which turns out to be the perfect complement to Adriano Celentano, one of my dad’s favorite singers (yes,…

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Total Eclipse of the Week at P2PU – 13 August 2010

You wanted it. And you got it. Although it wasn’t an easy choice. At P2PU we know exactly what it means when you gotta be strong and you gotta be fast. But we went with something else, because we like white doves, black ninjas (why ninjas?) and are not afraid to show our vulnerability, because…

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The week at P2PU – Typed on a left-handed Fender Stratocaster

We’ve proven that we can do smooth and we can do hip and hop – but this week we are taking it up a level. We are pulling out all — and I mean ALL — the stops. We literally burn our guitars on stage in golden underwear. Because P2PU is a wild thing! Wild…

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Now, what you hear is not a test. It’s the real thing: the week with P2PU

24 – 30 July 2010 The week’s lyrical theme is admittedly a little harder, but us let us transport you back to the days when the neon dance floor was alight. And remember, the beat don’t stop till the break of dawn. I don’t mean to brag. I don’t mean to boast. But we like…

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What’s goin’ on? (at P2PU)

This week at P2PU // 17 July – 23 July 2010 INTRO > Stian had the excellent idea that we needed community updates – an informal stream of consciousness on what’s going on at P2PU. The answer is usually “lots is going on” which is why there never seems enough time to report on all of it. So,…

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