Mozilla School of Webcraft @P2PU

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Monday 14th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

P2PU School of Webcraft: Web developer training that’s free, open and globally accessible.

Mozilla and Peer 2 Peer University are creating the P2PU School of Webcraft, a new way to teach and learn web developer skills. Our classes are globally accessible, 100% free, and powered by learners, mentors and contributors like you.

Our goal is to provide a free pathway to skills and certification to help people build careers on open web technology. Existing developer training is expensive, out of touch, and out of reach. We leverage peer learning powered by mentors and learners like you and self-organized study groups. We use existing open and free learning materials

In this sixty minute session we'll briefly cover the inception of the Peer 2 Peer University along with details and success stories from the first three cycles of courses. We'll then dive into more detail about our collaboration with Mozilla Drumbeat including Mozilla's mission to engage the next million Mozillians. We'll present the P2PU School of Webcraft, and a case study of courses offered so far, including the first course, 'Mashing Up the Open Web.' Additionally, we'll introduce our plans to separate learning from assessment and our community driven credentialing system.

At the end of the session we will invite the audience, and all of SXSW, to join a course on open web skills to be offered during the week of the event.

Read more: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Drumbea...

LEVEL: Beginner

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John Britton

Hacker At-Large. Curious. College escapee. World traveling vagabond. Education Liaison @github. Volunteer @p2pu. Mozillian. @twilio alum.

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  • Janet Swisher
  • John Britton
  • Kevin Moore
  • Malcolm C. Ong
  • Jon Phillips
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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Mon 14th March 2011


Salon K, Hilton Austin Downtown

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