This page is to facilitate learning about open projects that exist. An open project can be an open source project, and/or a project that many individuals are invited to participate in. For example, Decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO's) are a relatively new form of organizational structure, and many DAO's invite open participation.
Types of open projects edit
Learning resources edit
Open projects edit
Local open projects edit
Discussion questions and essay ideas edit
- In what ways can projects be "open" projects?
- What are advantages to open projects versus closed projects?
- What might a "closed" project look like? Does a "closed" project imply private or confidential?
On this wiki edit
Here are ideas about was to utilize Wikiversity to learn about and conduct research on open projects. Open projects could be examined from a variety of perspectives. Economists could study the economics of open projects; sociologists could study the way they affect society and the groups working on them interact. The dynamics of open projects could also be studied by psychologists, educators, business types, and probably from other perspectives as well.
If you would be interested in further utilizing Wikiversity as a tool to investigate open projects, you could do that by...
participating in or studying some active probably open, projects.
Case study edit
Air filter open project edit
- DIY Air Filters For Classrooms? Experts Are Enthusiastic — And A Citizen Scientist Makes It Easy
- Open Source Air Purifier
- The Homemade Air Purifier That’s Been Saving Lives During the Covid-19 Pandemic
- DIY box fan air filters – Corsi-Rosenthal box
- Corsi–Rosenthal Box (Wikipedia Reading) - "The Corsi–Rosenthal Box, also called a Corsi–Rosenthal Cube or a Comparetto Cube, is a design for a do-it-yourself air purifier that can be built comparatively inexpensively. It was designed during the COVID-19 pandemic with the goal of reducing the levels of airborne viral particles in indoor settings."
- Minimum efficiency reporting value (MERV) (Wikipedia Reading) - "Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, commonly known as MERV, is a measurement scale designed in 1987 by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) to report the effectiveness of air filters in more detail than other ratings."