User:JWSchmidt/Blog/9 February 2007
Policy at Beta
I started a page for policies at the Wikiversity multi-lingual hub. There is still significant editing to do on the three policy pages.
Diversity in learning resources
I got a message on my talk page today about learning resources for people who are over 60 years old. While Wikipedia has articles that are "one size fits all", Wikiversity can have many pages about the same topic, providing learning resources for people of different ages or who differ in other needs and need unique points of entry into a topic.
I had never previously heard of "the Christian Edition of Ubuntu Linux". I mentioned it in #wikiversity-en and there was an interesting discussion touching on the idea that there could be software specifically for one religion. I had previously thought along similar lines in the context of Science teaching materials for creationism. I like the idea that participants at Wikimedia Foundation projects should
Should Wikiversity have learning resources specifically for particular religions or political groups? Is just the existence of such resources divisive for the community? Or does the only problem come from failure to correctly label such resources? For example, trying to pass-off non-scientific creationism as "science"?