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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 collaboration[edit]

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

Zombie Drama Queens of Wikiversity[edit]

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

Bull in a china closet[edit]

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

The Scarlet Letter[edit]

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

Experts within Wikimedia[edit]

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 Wikiversity[edit]

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

Custodianship for policy violators[edit]

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 II[edit]

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

Summer trolling[edit]

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

Moulton[edit]

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

My Fork[edit]

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

My behavior[edit]

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

Learning about Wikipedia[edit]

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

View from the real world[edit]

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

Fair Use[edit]

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

Wishes for 2008[edit]

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 Learning[edit]

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

Changes in the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees[edit]

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 editors[edit]

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

Vandal Wiki[edit]

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

Tools for creating video resources[edit]

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 Crusade[edit]

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)

CheckUser[edit]

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

Collaborative video creation[edit]

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 Websites[edit]

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

GFDL violations[edit]

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 namespace[edit]

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

Taglines[edit]

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

Culture shock for new wiki participants[edit]

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 discussions[edit]

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

Navigation templates[edit]

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 pages[edit]

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 brand[edit]

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 Wikiversity[edit]

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 Sources[edit]

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 Statistics[edit]

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 policy[edit]

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

Comments[edit]

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

Verification of credentials[edit]

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 files[edit]

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 Page[edit]

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 topics[edit]