Portal:Learning Projects/Featured

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This page is for keeping track of featured content on Portal:Learning Projects. If you change/update content in the portal, please be sure that the record of past content is updated here.

General interest learning resources[edit]

Selected image[edit]

Guernica by Pablo Picasso

Picasso was inspired by Picasso's horror at the Nazi German bombing of Guernica, Spain on April 26, 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. What roles do the reactions of artists and journalists play in our perception of war? Can a single painting express more than any single photograph?

Featured research project[edit]

Intermediate filament proteins
Participants explore gene databases and the molecular evolution of cell proteins.

News[edit]

"Thoughtful learning" by James Roberts
Research-based learning activities customized for specific learning styles.

Did you know?[edit]

Supernova SN 2006sr, discovered by Doug Rich in December 2006, is so distant that it has taken 325 million years for the light from this stellar explosion to reach earth. See the Wikiversity Supernova project.

Quotes[edit]

Active learning
"Learning is the product of the activity of learners." - John Holt

"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays, and have things arranged for them, that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas." - Agatha Christie

Featured learning projects[edit]