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Welcome to Wikiversity
with 22,565 learning resources and growing.
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"Education [..] is a process of living and not a preparation for future living." — John Dewey (discuss)

Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project devoted to learning resources, learning projects, and research for use in all levels, types, and styles of education from pre-school to university, including professional training and informal learning. We invite teachers, students, and researchers to join us in creating open educational resources and collaborative learning communities. To learn more about Wikiversity, try a guided tour, learn about adding content, or start editing now.

Today's Featured Project
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Electric Circuit Analysis deals with the fundamentals of electrical circuits, their components and the mathematical tools used to represent and analyse electrical circuits. By the end of the course, the student will be able to confidently analyse and build simple electrical circuits. Parts of this course include: Circuit Variables, Circuit Elements, Simple Resistive Circuits, Techniques of Circuit Analysis, Kirchhoff's Voltage Law problems, Kirchhoff's Current Law problems, Nodal Analysis problems, Mesh Analysis problems. The course comprises a total of about 25 pages with a high layout design quality. Course creators from other disciplines can use this course for ideas about organisation, layout and design of wiki courses. The course itself is suitable for non-specialists from secondary education upwards.

Community
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Start editing, join the discussion (on the colloquium) and become part of the Wikiversity community! For real-time advice or assistance, you can join our Wikiversity's IRC channel, or our mailing list, or add learner questions on our help desk. The community portal is a listing of notices, projects, activities, guidelines and resources, and learn more about us through the history of Wikiversity.
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The Spread of Homo Sapiens
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This map shows the spread of homo sapiens out of Africa and across the globe, with very approximate dates. Click on the image for a full size version which you can freely re-use and modify. Print it and use it for your lessons, integrate it into your pages on Wikiversity, or use it in other learning resources and websites. Use the links below to find more images like this one.

Archaeological maps - Images of the Stone Age - Images of homo sapiens
The Wikimedia Atlas of Prehistory
Prehistory images - History images


This image is a part of the Educational Media Awareness Campaign, raising awareness among educators about the availability and usage of millions of free internet media in education.
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At Wikiversity we are committed both to conventional learning patterns and resources, and to innovation and experimentation. Wikiversity is open to reconceptualising how web education can occur and how open educational resources can be made, and we are open to new ideas about the use of the Mediawiki environment for learning and research. Check out and help develop our learning projects and how learning works on Wikiversity, see how Wikiversity can help you, and explore how to get involved and start adding content.

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