Many educational institutions provide orientation programs for new students. This page aims to serve that function for Wikiversity.
What is Wikiversity?
Wikiversity offers freely-available learning resources on an ever-growing number of topics.
Have a look around
There are currently 181,663 pages created by 2,849,442 registered users!
Want to take a look around but not sure where to start? Try:
- Browse all major departments.
- Featured collates the best developed materials to date.
- Random highlights promising learning resources.
Wikiversity is not a degree-granting institution - it does not confer academic degrees, diplomas, or certificates. However, you can find information and participate in learning activities by getting involved here at the Wikiversity that could help your study at a degree-granting institution.
There are several guided tours for newcomers and those developing content.
Your first class
Browse the Wikiversity departments to find a class, course, module, unit of study, etc. that you'll like. You might enjoy take an entry-level class and have fun with it - or take a challenging one that will really extend your knowledge of a subject.
Become a contributor
There are several mechanisms of interactive communication available, including:
For general wiki-based discussion about Wikiversity and any of its content. This is the most active central meeting and communication point.
An electronic mailing list to discuss via email, with an accompanying web archive.