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16 August 2015 - Wiki Studies
16 April 2011 - Openness
29 January 2011 - Drama Queens
13 June 2010 - Bull
5 April 2010 - Breaches
22 September - Experts
27 January - Your Banned
14 January 2009 - Wikiversity Bans
14 November - Custodianship
19 October - Review Part II
10 October - My vacation
16 September - Moulton
15 September - Forking
7 September - Distorting
27 August - Wikipedia studies
1 March 2008 - The real world
12 January - Fair Use and the GFDL
2 January 2008 - Wiki Council
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31 December - Participatory Learning
19 December - Foundation Changes
1 December - Changing the GFDL?
13 November - What is Wikiversity?
10 November - Expert editors (part II)
14 October 2007 - Vandal Wiki
20 September - Collaborative video interface
4 September - Open Source Crusade
31 August - CheckUser
4 August - Collaborative videos
20 July - Options for video-in-wiki
1 July - Networking Web 2.0 Websites
7 June 2007 - GFDL violations
27 May - Wikiversity namespace
22 May 2007 - Wikiversity tagline
20 May - The newbie game
16 May - Tangled Hierarchies
12 May - Navigation boxes
11 May 2007 - Forced editing
9 May - Wikipedia Learning
6 May - Music collaborations
25 Mar - Reliable Sources
17 Mar - Version flagging
11 Mar - Research policy discussion
10 Mar 2007 - Credentials
3 Mar - Free media files
28 Feb - Delete or develop?
27 Feb 2007 - Main Page
25 Feb - Science and Protoscience
23 Feb - Complementing Wikipedia
21 Feb - Copyleft media files
19 Feb - Gratis versus Libre
18 Feb 2007 - Referees
16 Feb - MediaWiki interface
15 Feb - Content development projects
14 Feb - Scope of Research
13 Feb 2007 - Review Board
12 Feb - Rounded corners
11 Feb - Open vs free content
10 Feb - Research guidelines
9 Feb - Learning resource diversity
8 February - Wikiversity referees.
7 February 2007 - Wikio.
5 February - Research policy.
2 February - Portal cleanup done.
31 January - Reliable sources.
29 January - Learning projects and materials.
27 January - Recording voice chat.
25 January - Animated GIF files with GIMP.
23 January - User page cleanup.
21 January 2007 - List of portals.
20 January - 2 more portals. "Courses"
19 Jan, - Portals and templates.
18 January site statistics - 20,000 pages.
18 January - Creating and organizing portals.
17 January - Categories of Wikiversity schools.
16 Jan. - Featured content development projects.
15 January - Wikiversity status at 5 months.
14 January - The "Topic:" namespace
13 January - Featured content
13 January - Wikiversity Bugs
12 January 2007 - Start of the blog
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24 October, 2006 - Wikiversity history
26 April, 2005 - Wiki reality games
17 March, 2004 - Semantic prosthetic
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Openness and collaborationEdit

The Wikiversity learning project for Openness and collaboration is disrupted. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/16 April 2011

Zombie Drama Queens of WikiversityEdit

A proposal for a new category of Wikiversity Functionary: the Drama Queen. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/29 January 2011

Bull in a china closetEdit

An old Wikiversity learning project: the study of abusive sysops. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/13 June 2010

The Scarlet LetterEdit

Once more into the breach! Two new Wikiversity learning projects for 2010. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/5 April 2010

Experts within WikimediaEdit

Some ideas about how to improve participation by experts within Wikimedia projects. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/22 September 2009

You have bans!Edit

Wikiversity needs a policy governing bans imposed at the #wikiversity-en chat channel. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/27 January 2009.

How to ban a scholar from WikiversityEdit

Wikiversity policy for imposing bans on Wikiversity scholars. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/14 January 2009.

Custodianship for policy violatorsEdit

Is Wikiversity the Wikimedia Foundation project where being a violator of project policy qualifies you to be sysop? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/14 November 2008.

Review Part IIEdit

I continue the sickening task of responding to the "review" of my editing. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/19 October 2008.

Summer trollingEdit

What did I do on my summer vacation? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/10 October 2008.

MoultonEdit

What makes Moulton tick? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/16 September 2008.

My ForkEdit

Page ownership at Wikiverity. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/15 September 2008.

My behaviorEdit

Read all about it. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/7 September 2008.

Learning about WikipediaEdit

Wikipedia studies - can Wikiversity learning projects lead to improvement of Wikipedia?. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/27 August 2008.

View from the real worldEdit

Mike Irwin, a former Wikiversity participant. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/1 March 2008.

Fair UseEdit

Does the GFDL impose special restrictions on fair use? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/12 January 2008.

Wishes for 2008Edit

Can the Wikimedia community construct a new mechanism to link community representatives to the Foundation? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/2 January 2008.

Wikiversity, Wikipedia, and Participatory LearningEdit

Workshop for the Stanford Open Source Lab. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/31 December 2007.

Changes in the Wikimedia Foundation Board of TrusteesEdit

The loss of two Board members this month and questions about the future of Wikimedia. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/19 December 2007.

Would a copyleft license by any other name smell as sweet?Edit

Dualing licenses: GFDL vs CC-by-sa. A new license for Wikimedia wikis? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/1 December 2007.

What is the relationship between Wikibooks and Wikiversity?Edit

Why are some people having second thoughts about kicking Wikiversity out of Wikibooks? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/13 November 2007.

More about expert editorsEdit

Would having expert editors at Wikiversity increase legal liability? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/10 November 2007.

Vandal WikiEdit

How can Wikiversity convert vandals into constructive editors? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/14 October 2007.

Tools for creating video resourcesEdit

Could we use the sandbox server to provide an interface for collaborative creation and editing of videos? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/20 September 2007. --JWSchmidt 16:49, 23 September 2007 (UTC)

Open Source Software CrusadeEdit

Wikimedia Foundation, from "open content" to "open source software only": evolution or hijacking? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/4 September 2007 --JWSchmidt 02:46, 5 September 2007 (UTC)

CheckUserEdit

Is it time for some Wikiversity CheckUsers? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/27 August 2007 --JWSchmidt 02:11, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

Collaborative video creationEdit

At Wikimania, Ward Cunningham talks about collaborative video. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/4 August 2007 --JWSchmidt 22:34, 4 August 2007 (UTC)

In-wiki-page video this year?Edit

Several possible paths to having video play in wiki pages. See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/20 July 2007 --JWSchmidt 04:07, 21 July 2007 (UTC)

Networks of Web 2.0 WebsitesEdit

How do we find and share free web content? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/1 July 2007. --JWSchmidt 03:17, 2 July 2007 (UTC)

GFDL violationsEdit

Can you violate the GFDL by not keeping track of who authors every word of a wiki website? See User:JWSchmidt/Blog/7 June 2007. --JWSchmidt 22:21, 7 June 2007 (UTC)

Wikiversity namespaceEdit

What kinds of pages should be in the "Wikiversity:" namespace? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/27 May 2007. --JWSchmidt 03:35, 28 May 2007 (UTC)

TaglinesEdit

Does Wikiversity need a tagline? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/22 May 2007. --JWSchmidt 20:56, 22 May 2007 (UTC)

Culture shock for new wiki participantsEdit

What happens when current wiki editors forget what it is like to be a wiki newbie? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/20 May 2007. --JWSchmidt 21:27, 20 May 2007 (UTC)

Main namespace discussionsEdit

How can we organize discussions as learning resources? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/16 May 2007. --JWSchmidt 03:04, 17 May 2007 (UTC)

Navigation templatesEdit

Its time for Wikiversity to start using some better tools to guide participants between related pages. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/12 May 2007 --JWSchmidt 00:35, 13 May 2007 (UTC)

Location of help pagesEdit

How should Wikiversity organize help pages for new visitors? Should new visitors be forced to edit? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/11 May 2007. --JWSchmidt 01:41, 12 May 2007 (UTC)

Wikiversity as a brandEdit

Is it "marketing genius" to change the name "Wikiversity to "Wikipedia Learning"? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/9 May 2007. --JWSchmidt 19:45, 9 May 2007 (UTC)

Music collaborations at WikiversityEdit

Some thoughts about "learn by doing" and music at Wikiiversity. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/6 May 2007. --JWSchmidt 19:30, 6 May 2007 (UTC)

Reliable SourcesEdit

What can Wikiversity learn from Wikipedia about citing reliable sources? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/25 March 2007. --JWSchmidt 01:07, 26 March 2007 (UTC)

Comments/References and StatisticsEdit

Comments/discussion was moved to the page for this blog post.

Stable versions?Edit

Last year there was talk of an experiment for allowing review of some page edits before they would go "public". Is that still going to happen? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/17 March 2007. --JWSchmidt 05:21, 17 March 2007 (UTC)

Research policyEdit

Notes from the recent IRC discussion about Wikiversity research policy. See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/11 March 2007.--JWSchmidt 18:33, 11 March 2007 (UTC)

CommentsEdit

Moved to User:JWSchmidt/Blog/11 March 2007.

Verification of credentialsEdit

Would it help wiki projects to verify the credentials of editors? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/10 March 2007. --JWSchmidt 03:12, 10 March 2007 (UTC)

Free media filesEdit

What are the rules for derivative works made from copyleft media? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/3 March 2007. --JWSchmidt 16:58, 3 March 2007 (UTC)

Delete or develop?Edit

Should Wikiversity remove red links and stubs or turn them into invitations to edit? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/28 February 2007. --JWSchmidt 14:55, 28 February 2007 (UTC)-

Main PageEdit

What should be on the Wikiversity Main Page? See: User:JWSchmidt/Blog/27 February 2007. --JWSchmidt 03:26, 27 February 2007 (UTC)

Archives of old topicsEdit