Posts Tagged: School of Open

P2PU At Mozfest 2014 – All About The People


Last month 4 P2Pu staffers (which, to be honest, is about 3/4 of our core team) converged on London, as part of Mozilla’s annual MozFest. Mozilla are old friends of ours, and longtime collaborators, and we’re always excited to see what happens at MozFest – one of the busiest (and buzziest) get-togethers in the open…

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School of Open: “Writing Wikipedia Articles” Course Now Open for Registration


Below, Sara Frank Bristow invites you to join “Writing Wikipedia Articles: The Basics & Beyond”. Sara is a co-organizer of the course and a member of WikiProject Open. Both projects are part of the School of Open. The School of Open will offer its popular “Writing Wikipedia Articles” course (WIKISOO) starting 25 February, 2014. This…

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Guest post: What’s behind the success of Copyright 4 Educators Australia?

The following is a cross-posting from our friends at Creative Commons. Its a guest post by Jessica Smith, National Copyright Officer for the National Copyright Unit of Australia. She ran the Copyright 4 Educators (AUS) course with Delia Browne as part of the School of Open’s second round of facilitated courses in 2013. The School of Open is a community of volunteers…

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School of Open begins investigating its impact with the OER Research Hub

This is a cross-post from the original Creative Commons blog post by Jane Park Milton Keynes / CC BY I took up residence in Milton Keynes, England, for one week in October as the Linked OER Research Hub Fellow for theSchool of Open. The School of Open is a community of volunteers from all around the world who are developing free…

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Hit the Road Map!


Join the School of Open (Creative Commons & P2PU), the Open Knowledge Foundation, and FLOSS Manuals Foundation for a fun evening to connect with your peers in the open education space! We’re going to be hanging out in London on October 24th, to build something wonderful… So many efforts exist to “open” up education around the world….

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Help P2PU School of Open go to the Mozilla Festival in October!

This is just a quick note to say that several School of Open community members in collaboration with extended communities from Mozilla, Wikimedia, the Open Knowledge Foundation and more are currently pitching the following sessions for the 2013 Mozilla Festival. Help get them on the Festival schedule by voting up the ones you like (or…

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School of Open, Rrround 2! Sign-up is now open

soo round 2 kindergarten

Miss Boyer’s Kindergarten Class, 1917 UA Archives | Upper Arlington History / No known copyright restrictions The School of Open is offering its second round of facilitated courses! Starting today, you can sign up for 7 courses during a two week period; sign-up closes 4 August (Sunday) and courses start on or after 5 August…

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Step Into Our Lab: What Have Our Researchers Found?

Course organizers can use this space to explain the course and invite new learners to participate in the first module.

We’ve launched several experiments in the future of learning–several iterations of Badges, scalable experiences like the Mechanical MOOC, and itself. On the flipside of these exciting initiatives, we’ve been working with researchers to unearth trends and successes amongst these projects. As we consider our policy to release our data to researchers, we wanted to…

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Welcome to the School of Open, Class of 2013

first class of 2013 v2

Happy Open Education Week! We are happy to announce that the School of Open community has launched its first set of courses… The Library of Congress / No known copyright restrictions Sign up for these facilitated courses this week (sign-up will remain open through Sunday, March 17). These courses will start the week of March…

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School of Open will launch during Open Education Week


As promised, the School of Open is launching its first set of courses during Open Education Week, March 11-15, 2013. This means that all facilitated courses will open for sign-up that week, and all stand-alone courses will be ready to take then or anytime thereafter. The School of Open is a community of volunteers developing…

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