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P2PU - free learning for all!

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, In : Ramblings 

I decided that it was about time that I honed my HTML and CSS skills and I came across the excellent Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) to help me do just that. P2PU is a grassroots open education project that organises learning outside of institutional walls and gives learners recognition for their achievements. Using the internet and educational materials openly available online, P2PU enables high-quality free education.

I signed up for the Webmaking 101 challenge to learn basic HTML. My fir...
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TED Talk: 5 ways to listen better

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, In : Talks and podcasts 
I really enjoy the free TED talks; If you haven't already discovered them yet, go to www.ted.com and take your pick from more than 900 talks on topics as diverse as poetry, primates, language and leadership. There's a free iPhone app too.

I really enjoyed listening to Julian Treasure speaking about - appropriately enough - listening:

"In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to ...
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