[Foundation-l] Wikiversity

Jeff V. Merkey jmerkey at wolfmountaingroup.com
Tue Aug 15 00:16:53 UTC 2006

Has anyone considered the possibility of actually instrumenting an 
online course of instruction (beyond creating the content) and applying
for accredidation of the whole project and going after real funding?


Anthere wrote:

>It came to my mind that we probably did not clearly announced here that 
>we approved the creation of Wikiversity :-)
>Here is the resolution : 
>A couple of important points
>1) there will be a domain at beta.wikiversity.org, where all new 
>languages may contribute and start working on translation of guidelines 
>2) those languages with at least 10 active participants can request a 
>separate domain name. As of today, I presume the english language has at 
>least 10 people interested, so you guys may bug Brion to ask for 
>en.wikiversity.org. I am not sure if it is the case for any other language.
>3) All sites will be flagged "beta" in the same way that wikinews has 
>been for at least 6 months.
>4) During these 6 months, guidelines should be developped, *in 
>particular* with regards to collaborative research. We would hope that 
>these guidelines are as much as possible developped on the beta site (in 
>particular collaborative research), so that all languages share a common 
>goal and a few common non negociable rules.
>5) At the end of these 6 months period, the project will be reviewed, in 
>particular so that the issue of collaborative research is qualified, and 
>if possible to define whether the beta stage is over. Reviewal will be 
>done by Spc.
>I hope that's clear... ;-)
>We wish good luck to this project.
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