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World University and School {in a virtual world}

Welcome to World University
which anyone can add to or edit.
The Global, Virtual/Digital, Open, Free, {potentially Degree- and Credit-Granting},
Multilingual University & School
where anyone can teach or take a class or course

  • Add or take a free, open Environmental Studies course.

Select CoursesEdit

  • Add free, open Environmental Studies courses below.

CoursesEdit

Add free, open Environmental Studies courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Analytical Techniques for Studying Environmental and Geologic Samples http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-119-analytical-techniques-for-studying-environmental-and-geologic-samples-spring-2011/ MIT non-degree Prof. Samuel Bowring, Prof. Edward Boyle, Dr. Nilanjan Chatterjee, Dr. Francis Dudas Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Basics of Impact Cratering & Geological, Geophysical, Geochemical, Environmental Studies of Some Impact Craters of the Earth http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-091-basics-of-impact-cratering-geological-geophysical-geochemical-environmental-studies-of-some-impact-craters-of-the-earth-january-iap-2008/ MIT non-degree Dr. Ila Pillalamarri (Dr. P. Ila) Browser There are now about 170 identified impact craters on the Earth, and this number is growing, ever since the well known discovery of Meteor Crater in 1920s. Currently, multi-interdisciplinary research studies of impact structures are getting conducted in fields like mineralogy, petrology, environmental geology, and marine biology. The course objectives are to introduce basic principles of impact cratering, understand the application of analytical tools, and become familiar with geological, geochemical and environmental studies. English Undergraduate
Environmental Policy and Economics http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-42-environmental-policy-and-economics-spring-2011/index.htm MIT non-degree Dr. Hunt Allcott Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate / Graduate
Environmental Politics and Law http://oyc.yale.edu/environmental-studies Yale non-degree Professor John Wargo Browser Can law change human behavior to be less environmentally damaging? Law will be examined through case histories including: environmental effects of national security, pesticides, air pollution, consumer products, plastics, parks and protected area management, land use, urban growth and sprawl, public/private transit, drinking water standards, food safety, and hazardous site restoration. English
Human Health and Global Environmental Change https://www.edx.org/course/human-health-global-environmental-change-harvardx-ph278x#.VITry2TF_C4 HarvardX non-degree Aaron Bernstein MD, Jack Spengler Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Introduction to Environmental History http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/history/21h-421-introduction-to-environmental-history-spring-2011/index.htm MIT non-degree Prof. Harriet Ritvo Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Introduction to Environmental Policy and Planning http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-601-introduction-to-environmental-policy-and-planning-fall-2005/ MIT non-degree Prof. Lawrence Susskind Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Seminar in Environmental Science http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-085-seminar-in-environmental-science-spring-2008/ MIT non-degree Prof. Daniel Rothman Browser Introduction to current research in the field. Stresses integration of central scientific concepts in environmental policy making and the chemistry, biology, and geology environmental science tracks. English Undergraduate
Science, Politics, and Environmental Policy http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-373-science-politics-and-environmental-policy-fall-2004/ MIT non-degree Prof. Judith Layzer Browser This class examines the role of science in the US environmental policy-making process. It investigates the methods scientists use to learn about the natural world, the way scientific knowledge accumulates, the treatment of science by advocates and the media, and the role of science in legislative, administrative and judicial decision making. It also considers how other political systems use science in an effort to put the US approach in comparative perspective. English Graduate
Theoretical Environmental Analysis http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-009-theoretical-environmental-analysis-spring-2011/index.htm MIT non-degree Prof. Daniel Rothman, Christopher Follett (Teaching Assistant) Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Masters in Environmental Science

Masters in Environmental Policy 

http://www.pace.edu/dyson/academic-departments-and-programs/environmental-science/ Pace Degree
Environmental Studies   http://www.newschool.edu/environmentalstudies/   The New School  Degree
Watershed Management http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English
Course's Name non-degree




WUaS Idea- and Academic ResourcesEdit

IdeasEdit

Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subjectEdit

Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

(WUaS's wiki, information technologies and criteria for this - informed by the WUaS academic journal subject matter - are developing, since you can already publish your article at Academia.edu http://www.academia.edu or Research Gate - http://www.researchgate.net/ - or Spire - http://spire.sciences-po.fr/web/ - for example); See Library Resources below at WUaS for further resources.


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Begin a Google + Hangout:

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Calendar: https://www.google.com/calendar/


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(See also editable World University and School's 'You at World University' page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/You_at_World_University).


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(See also editable World University and School's Library Resources' page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Resources).


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(See also editable World University and School's Museums' page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Museums).


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Wikidata:Wikiquote. 2014. Wikidata:Wikiquote. wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Wikiquote.


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Select ReferencesEdit

GUHA, RAMACHANDRA. 2013 The past & present of Indian environmentalism. March 27. Dehli, India: thehindu.com.

Zee, Jerry and Stefanie. 2013. AAA 2013 CFP: Ethnographies of Exposure: Rethinking the Body-Environment Relation. verysmallowls.tumblr.com.


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Select Video and AudioEdit

Kamp, Karin. 2014. Pity the Planet: Environmental Agencies Are Failing Us. January 2. billmoyers.com/2015/01/02/environmental-agencies-failing/ .

Walke, John. 2014. The Courts and EPA. New Haven, CT: Yale University.


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Subject's Social Networking SitesEdit

TutoringEdit

Wikimedia CommonsEdit

Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page


WikipediaEdit

Wikipedia: https://www.wikipedia.org/


WikiquotesEdit

Wikiquotes: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Main_Page


WikisourceEdit

Wikisource: https://wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page


WikivoyageEdit

Wikivoyage: https://www.wikivoyage.org/


World University and School LinksEdit

Biology: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Biology

Botany subject: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Botany

Civil Engineering: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Civil_Engineering

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary_Sciences: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Earth,_Atmospheric,_and_Planetary_Sciences

Ecology: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Ecology

Energy Technologies: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Energy_Technologies

Engineering: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Engineering

Environmental Engineering: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Environmental_Engineering

Environmental Science: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Environmental_Science

Environmental Studies: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Environmental_Studies

Evolution: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Evolution

Evolutionary_Biology: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Evolutionary_Biology

Geology: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Geology

Hydrology: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Hydrology

Law: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Law

Ocean and Climate Management Plan: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Ocean_%26_Climate_Management_Plan

Plant Evolution: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Plant_Evolution

Urban Studies and Planning: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Urban_Studies_and_Planning

Science: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Science

World University Law School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Law_School



WUaS NavigationEdit

Academic Advising at WUaSEdit

Academic Press at World University and SchoolEdit

Academic Press at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Academic_Press_at_World_University_and_School


Access to Live, or Email, University Technical ExpertiseEdit

Ask a question in a specific discipline, or find, for example, a Robotics' or Computer programmer, or Translator, easily and freely.


Additional CategoriesEdit

Admissions at World University and SchoolEdit

Admissions' Department: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Admissions_at_World_University_and_School

Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, Greatest Universities-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - http://scottmacleod.com/WUaSFriendsFlyerforProspectiveStudentApplicants.pdf - and accessible here, also - http://scottmacleod.com/WUaSNoticeArchive.html. WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com if you'd like to participate.


Digital and Print catalog


Assistive TechnologiesEdit

WUaS plans to anticipate numerous developing assistive technologies for sight-impaired, hearing-impaired, and similar -

Assistive Technologies: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Assistive_Technologies


Blog at World University and SchoolEdit

http://worlduniversityandschool.blogspot.com/


Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at World University and SchoolEdit

Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at WUaS: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Bookstore_/_Computer_Store_%28New_%26_Used%29_at_WUaS

with educational electronics, as well; with musical instruments; value pricing ... 2% below market, consistently; available via mail and electronically;


Calendar (Schedule what you'd like to teach)Edit

Calendar: https://www.google.com/calendar/

Join the World University and School Google + Group to add to its wiki-like calendar to teach an open, free class or course, converse about ideas, and jam (e.g. musically or theater improvisation): https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/108179352492243955816/ .


CareersEdit

Career counseling: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Career_counseling

Finding / creating a job you really love: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Finding_/_creating_a_job_you_really_love

WUaS Job hunting: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_Job_hunting


CounselingEdit

Counseling: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Counseling


CoordinatesEdit

... in a virtual world


CreditsEdit

Many thanks to each of you!

Please feel free to hyperlink your name to a location of your choice (or tell WUaS where to link to - worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com). Please do not hesitate to let WUaS know if you think that somebody (including yourself) has been forgotten, now or in the future; please include a URL, which is, of course, one main way identity created on the internet.


Digital To DoEdit

Android


Brainwave device / Headset


Broadcast to radio frequencies


Broadcast to TV / television


Create EMail group for page


Digital Text to Audio file format (Browse Aloud / Read Aloud?)


Google Glass


MIT OCW Mirror Site Instructions: http://ocw.mit.edu/about/mirror-site-program/mirror-site-instructions/


Oculus Rift


Print


Publish to DVD


Recommend


Send to phone


Tablets


Translate


Videophone


Free Degrees / CreditEdit

MIT OCW Audio Video Courses: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/audio-video-courses/

Admissions at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Admissions_at_World_University_and_School

Conference Method of Teaching and Learning: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Conference_Method_of_Teaching_and_Learning

The College at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/The_College_at_World_University_and_School

Ph.D. Degrees at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Ph.D._Degrees_at_World_University_and_School

World University Law School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Law_School

World University Medical School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Medical_School

World University Music School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Music_School

WUaS International Baccalaureate Diploma and Programme: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_International_Baccalaureate_Diploma_and_Programme
(beginning with United Nations' languages - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish)


In Google EarthEdit

Google Earth.


In Virtual WorldEdit

(Search on the word 'lists' here, too: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Virtual_Worlds)

3D Learn. 2013. http://www.learningin3d.info/

Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012. http://www.activeworlds.com

Alice. 2012. http://www.alice.org/

Minecraft. 2012. www.minecraft.net

Edusim. 2013. http://edusim3d.com/

Gifted Kids.ie. 2013. http://www.giftedkids.ie/daynuv.html

ISTE – SIGMS. 2013. http://sigms.iste.wikispaces.net/secondlifeplayground2010

Kaneva. 2014. http://www.kaneva.com/

Open Cobalt. 2013. http://www.opencobalt.org/

OpenSim. 2012. http://opensimulator.org/wiki/Main_Page (http://www.scribd.com/doc/57959626/OpenSimulator-School-Quick-Start-Guide)

Open Croquet. 2012. http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?OpenCroquet and http://www.opencroquet.org/

Open Wonderland. 2012. http://openwonderland.org/

Primary Games. 2013. http://www.primarygames.com/arcade/virtualworlds.php

Quest Atlantis. 2012. http://atlantisremixed.org/ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZoT3pilNPI).

SimScience. 2012. http://simscience.org/

Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Berkman/115/53/25 - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

SmallWorlds. 2014. https://www.smallworlds.com/

There.com. 2014. http://www.there.com/

Twinity. 2014. http://www.twinity.com/en/choose-your-free-avatar

Unity3D. 2012. http://unity3d.com/

WiloStar3D. 2013. https://www.wilostar3d.com/

World of Warcraft in School. 2014. http://wowinschool.pbworks.com/w/page/5268731/FrontPage


Add a learning-oriented virtual world here:

Travel to this virtual island to learn building:


Item NumberEdit

Global ID and Multiple IDs - see https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/New_sites_system

Bar code


LabelsEdit

Learning NetworkingEdit

Teach and Learn using free Social Networking software to share what courses, etc., you find edifying, what you enjoy learning ....


About Me - World University and School - http://about.me


Academia.edu's World University and School - http://worlduniversityandschool.academia.edu/


Delicious.com's World University and School - http://www.delicious.com/WorldUniversityandSchool


Facebook.com's World University and School - http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=48753608141 ('This group may be archived').


Good Reads - http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/99021-worlduniversityandschool


Google + Profiles - worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com - Scott MacLeod - https://plus.google.com/115890623333932577910/


Google + Profiles Company page - worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com - World University and School - https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/108179352492243955816/108179352492243955816/posts


Google Groups' World University and School - http://groups.google.com/group/World-University-and-School


Like


LinkedIn's World University and School - http://www.linkedin.com/groups/World-University-School-4024337


Quora - http://www.quora.com/


Research Gate - http://www.researchgate.net/


Redditt.com's World University and School - http://www.reddit.com/user/WorldUnivandSch/


Tribe.net's World University and School - http://tribes.tribe.net/worlduniversityandschool


Twitter.com's World University and School - http://twitter.com/WorldUnivandSch


Wer Kennt Wen - World University and School - http://www.wer-kennt-wen.de/


World University & School 'subject page' group


World University & School Share This


Yahoo Groups' World University and School: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/worlduniversityandschool/


RSS FeedEdit

TV-Live BroadcastingEdit

Broadcast to television


Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software to the web:


Google + Hangouts - https://plus.google.com/hangouts


Justin TV - http://www.justin.tv


Livestream TV - http://www.livestream.com


Ustream TV - http://ustream.tv


Video CommunicationEdit

Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software


Free video conferencing

iChat - http://www.apple.com/macosx/what-is-macosx/ichat.html


Skype - http://www.skype.com/


Free, group video conferencing

AnyMeeting - http://anymeeting.com/homepage/

Google + Hangout - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/hangoutplugin - http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/

Meeting Burner - http://www.meetingburner.com/index?page=signup-v2 – up to 15 connection

ooVoo - http://www.oovoo.com/home.aspx

Paltalk - http://www.paltalk.com

sifonr - free communication - http://www.sifonr.com/‎

Tokbox | OpenTok - API - http://tokbox.com/opentok

Vyew - http://vyew.com/

Web Huddle - https://www.webhuddle.com/homepage.jsp - http://sourceforge.net/projects/webhuddle/

Zoom.us - Cloud HD Video Meetings - http://zoom.us/


Universal Translator at WUaS Edit

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_Universal_Translator

Google Translate language:

Sugar Labs: Translation System language:

Region:


The "Universitian" Newspaper at World University and SchoolEdit

The "Universitian" Newspaper at WUaS


Wiki Software for Courses Edit

Media Wiki - http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki


PB Works - http://pbworks.com/


Wet Paint - http://wikisineducation.wikifoundry.com/


Wikia - http://www.wikia.com/Wikia


Wikispaces - http://www.wikispaces.com/


Wikidata / Bots Edit

http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikidata/Bots


World University and School LicensingEdit

World University and School - like Wikipedia with Greatest Universities' OpenCourseWare (not endorsed by MIT OCW) - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization charity.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

All content on this site is freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International (CC BY-SA 3.0) - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ .

The World University and School program is not endorsed by MIT or MIT OpenCourseWare.



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Library Resources: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Resources
Nation States: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Nation_States
You at World University: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/You_at_World_University
Educational Software: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Educational_Software
Museums: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Museums
Research: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Research
Hardware Resource Possibilities: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Hardware_Resource_Possibilities
Frequently Asked Questions at World University & School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions
World University Foundation: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Foundation


LANGUAGE TEMPLATE: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/LANGUAGE_TEMPLATE
MUSEUM TEMPLATE: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/MUSEUM_TEMPLATE
NATION STATE TEMPLATE: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/NATION_STATE_TEMPLATE
SUBJECT TEMPLATE: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/SUBJECT_TEMPLATE


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