The University of Canberra (UC) brings you: Social media in teaching and research
A series of live streamed and recorded seminars demonstrating how people at UC and afield are using social media in their teaching and research.
Early social media, Keep-River-Nationalpark, Aboriginal Rock Paintings at Nganalam Rock Art Site
Wikiversity is an online community linked with other projects in the Wikimedia Foundation, such as Wikipedia. As you will be using Wikiversity for notes and finding resources, we'll start by creating accounts introduce ourselves to the community.
Click your Wikiversity user name (it will be in red) and add some info about yourself
Add sections on your user page for the topics you would like to find free media for
Include a sentence or two on the types of content you are looking for in each of these topics
Once you create a user account, then there will be links at the top of each page to your user page and user talk page.
Joseph Kittinger's record-breaking skydive from 31,300 metres (102,800 feet). He fell for 4:36 minutes reaching a maximum speed of 988 km/h (614 mph) before opening his parachute at 4,270 m (14,000 feet). Read more.
Like barn raising, knowledge-building is a team effort - you help build mine, I help build yours; what goes around, comes around.
Academia should be conducted in such a way as to benefit society. This means (among other things) that the processes and products of publically-funded academics' activities should, by default, be freely accessible and re-usable. It also means that academia should use and promote tools (such as software) and materials (such as textbooks) which enable others to utilise and foster public knowledge. However, open academia is a cultural challenge because closedness is the norm.
Mavericks surfing competition, 2010. The image was taken from a boat. According to Shalom: "The boat was very rocky. Many people got sea sick though. One guy (photog) never even got any pictures he was so sick."