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Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project devoted to learning resources, learning projects, and research for use in all levels, types, and styles of education from pre-school to university, including professional training and informal learning. We invite teachers, students, and researchers to join us in creating open educational resources and collaborative learning communities. To learn more about Wikiversity, try a guided tour, learn about adding content, or start editing now.

Today's Featured Project
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In this project, assistant teaching is understood as involving and training pupils to assist with the teaching process at secondary school level, the underlying idea being to combine service-learning with training in pedagogy and a good way to review knowledge and to extend one's understanding by teaching a topic. The course also touches on the topics citizenship education, school democracy, motivation, mentoring, parent education, individual psychology, self-study, theory formation, classroom management and teacher exchange programs. The course currently stands at about 100 pages and is about halfway to completion; some parts of it may already be usable for creative instructors. The course includes a teachers' handbook and an instructors' guide and has a unique way of using Mediawiki technology to format course units. The course is conceived as a three-week course in a summer camp or summer school for pupils between seventh grade and eighth grade.

Atlantic Bathymetry
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This map shows a relief of the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, together with the surrounding continents. A prominent feature is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Click on the image for a full size version which you can freely re-use and modify. Print it and use it for your lessons, integrate it into your pages on Wikiversity, or use it in other learning resources and websites. Use the links below to find more images like this one.

From The Wikimedia Commons Atlas of the Oceans

This image is a part of the
Educational Media Awareness Campaign, raising awareness among educators about the availability and usage of millions of free internet media in education.

2020

  • 1 May: Clinical psychology students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have updated Evidence-based assessment.
  • 30 April POGILs provide a structured format for engaging learning resources. See POGIL to learn how.
  • 19 April: The spring 2020 classes in English 105 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are finishing up their Federal Writers' Project – Life Histories pages.
  • 12 April: Programming Fundamentals provides an introduction to programming. New programmers should start with Python. Experienced programmers can follow the examples to quickly learn COBOL structure and help address the COVID-19 COBOL programmer shortage.
  • 21 March: Educators who are transitioning to distance learning and desire help are encouraged to post a request at Wikiversity:Colloquium.
  • 19 March: The learning resource COVID-19 is under development and require update and support especially for
    • translation,
    • checking,
    • updating, ...
Keep in mind that there is also Wikipedia:COVID-19 resource for encyclopedic content about the Corona virus, the Wikiversity COVID-19 is designed as a learning resource.
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