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"could be a place to collaborate on planning projects" <-- so are comments from others welcome or not? --JWSchmidt 18:55, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

Comments are always welcome. But it is probably better to have pages outside User: namespace to collaborate on planning projects. So, I copied my First thoughts (mostly on astronomy learning) from the blog to a better location at Observational astronomy/Planning. If you'd like to collaborate on any of the other entries in the blog, post a comment to one of the talk pages and then we can figure out the best place to create a group effort to develop the ideas.--mikeu 21:39, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Okay. I just want to encourage people to allow comments on Wikiversity blogs. --JWSchmidt 21:48, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
I think that would be a good idea. I added a line to the blog stating that I encourage people to leave comments by editing this page.--mikeu 15:20, 12 December 2007 (UTC)

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I am interested show me the way in astronomy basics first and then open the door to other astronomy projects.Get back to me on this please if you are interested in teaching me. belia

Hi, belia. I left a message for you at User_talk:Belia. --mikeu 21:49, 12 December 2007 (UTC)

Here is what I got of the moon :Celestial north is up, celestial east is to the left. this morning indeed.

Hi! I added some more information on the Moon to the Topic:Astronomy/Help desk page.--mikeu 13:39, 18 December 2007 (UTC)

History[edit]

Do you have any interest in History resources/Schools of History? ---Atcovi (Talk - Contribs) 22:00, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

I'm very interested in the history of science and technology. I do sometimes include broader topics in history, but mostly to give context to the science history. It looks like we have quite a few resource in Category:History of Science, but I don't see a main page for the topic. Category:History of Technology has just one lonely stub. What did you have in mind? --mikeu talk 22:25, 30 December 2015 (UTC)
Like... history of countries (Chinese History, US History, American History etc.) ---Atcovi (Talk - Contribs) 22:26, 31 December 2015 (UTC)

A Wikiversity Journal along the lines of this blog?[edit]

It occurred to me that a non-academic journal along the lines of this blog might work as a Wikiversity Journal. I would suggest that you first solicit article submissions, and also wait for my construction Second Journal of Science to settle down before deciding. By the "settling down", I am referring to templates such as {{List entry/1}} and the sortable table at Second Journal of Science/Past issues/A. I think the sortable table is a significant improvement, but it is currently buried deep in a subpage. This might take months to sort out because I have other things to do. But it is something to ponder in the meantime: A news and commentary journal edited by you might be worth having.--Guy vandegrift (discusscontribs) 11:56, 9 February 2016 (UTC)

That's an interesting idea. What do you think of something in the format of GLAM/Newsletter (Galleries • Libraries • Archives • Museums) or Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost? It's not so much that I prefer a newsletter format, but we could have MassMessage deliver a summary of the contents to subscriber talk pages. It could be a "This month in learning at Wikiveristy" kind of thing. We could use it highlight Wikiversity:Featured content and ask that contributors reflect on the projects that they are working on. --mikeu talk 18:17, 9 February 2016 (UTC)