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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 Agriculture course.

AgricultureEdit

  • Add free, open Agriculture subjects below.
  • World University's Agriculture School focuses on sustainable, ecological and organic agriculture, both small and large scale, and its interaction with cities. What are the best academic research, arguments, cost analyses, and plans for moving to organic and sustainable agriculture world wide, especially vis-a-vis cities?

CoursesEdit

Add free, open Agriculture subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English





WUaS Idea- and Academic ResourcesEdit

IdeasEdit

The World University Agriculture School will potentially be very helpful in the emerging world, in all languages, especially.


Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subjectEdit

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


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Begin a Google + Hangout: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108179352492243955816/posts

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


Select Book ReviewsEdit

Select BooksEdit

Ableman, Michael. 1993. From the Good Earth: A Celebration of Growing Food Around the World. HNA Books

Ableman, Michael. 1998. On Good Land: The Autobiography of an Urban Farm. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.

Avery, Alex. 2006. The Truth About Organic Foods (Volume 1, Series 1). Henderson Communications, L.L.C.

Coleman, Eliot. 2009. The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Deep-Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.

Howard, Sir Albert. 1943. An Agricultural Testament. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Ronald, Pamela C. and R. W. Adamchak. 2008. Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. Oxford University Press.

Guthman, Julie. 2004. Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Lampkin & Padel. 1994. The Economics of Organic Farming: An International Perspective. Guildford: CAB International. ISBN 0-85198-911-X

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 2003. Organic Agriculture: Sustainability, Markets, and Policies. CABI International.


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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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Select Journals, Serials, etc.Edit

Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science (JABS) 2011. Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science (JABS). Botswana: Global Research Journals: Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science (JABS).

Rodale, Robert. 2010. Organic Gardening Magazine. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press.


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


Select MapsEdit

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


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Select ReferencesEdit

Barnett, Thomas P. M. 2012. Too few immigrants = an absolute ag industry loss. OCTOBER 12. thomaspmbarnett.com

Coleman, Elliot. 2010. “Of course organic farming can feed the world,” Coleman said. The audience was dumbstruck. December 29. White River Junction, VT: chelseagreen.com

Committee on the Role of Alternative Farming Methods in Modern Production Agriculture, National Research Council. 1989. Alternative Agriculture. National Academies Press.

FAOSTAT. 2010. FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries. (http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/43724/icode/). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger.

Gettelman, Elizabeth. 2006. Farmworkers to Farmers. Aug 11. Mother Jones. (An innovative program in California which trains mostly immigrant workers how to succeed as organic farmers).

Revkin, Andrew C. 2011. Farming in a Challenging Climate. June 5. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Savingseeds. 2011. MAINE TOWN PASSES LANDMARK LOCAL FOOD ORDINANCE. March 7. (http://www.chelseagreen.com/content/maine-town-passes-landmark-local-food-ordinance/). Sedgwick, ME: savingseeds.wordpress.com

Solomon, Steve. Sir Albert Howard's Indore Method. Organic Gardener's Composting. Soil And Health Library. http://www.soilandhealth.org/03sov/0302hsted/030202/03020209.html. Retrieved 2008-06-20.

Tortorello, Michael. 2011. The Permaculture Movement Grows From Underground. July 27. New York, NY: The New York Times.


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Select TimelinesEdit

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Select Video and AudioEdit

Agriculture and Development Videos for the Developing World. 2011. http://www.cd3wd.com/cd3wd_40/cd3wd/index.htm.

Mikes BackyardNursery. 2011. A Simple Way To Root Plants From Cuttings. youtube.com.


Select Video ConferencesEdit

Select WebsitesEdit

AgShare. 2013. AgShare. (The aim of the AgShare project is to create a scalable and sustainable method of filling critical gaps in agriculture related curriculum through a redesigned MSc process). Michigan: OER Africa is an initiative of the South African Institute for Distance Education (Saide).

Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 2010. Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.

Evergreen College. 2010. Evergreen College Agricultural Program: Ecological Agriculture - The Practice of Sustainable Agriculture - Farm to Table - Plant Chemistry. Olympia, WA: Evergreen College.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' Organic Agriculture Program

Gold, Mary V. (comp.). 2007. Organic Production and Organic Food: Information Access Tools. Identifies sources to research on organic agriculture topics from the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. United States Department of Agriculture - National Agricultural Library.

Importance of Organic Farming in Terms of Food Safety A featured article on Agriculture Guide

List of Organic Farming related Organizations on WiserEarth

Organic Agriculture Information from the eOrganic Community of Practice with eXtension - Information from America's Land Grant University System and Partners

The Organic Consumers Association. 2010. The Organic Consumers Association: campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. organicconsumers.org

Organic Eprints Database of organic agriculture research papers

Organic Farming - European Commission

Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows, University of Michigan, 2007


Select WikisEdit

Specific VegetablesEdit

Peas

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/veggies/peas.cfm


World University and School LinksEdit

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

Business Management: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Business_Management

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

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

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

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

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

Foods and Nutrition: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Foods_and_Nutrition

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

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

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

Organic Agriculture: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Organic_Agriculture

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

Peace and Social Justice Studies: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Peace_and_Social_Justice_Studies

Small Business: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Small_Business

Sustainable Agriculture: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Sustainable_Agriculture

Veterinary Medicine: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Veterinary_Medicine

World University Agriculture School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Agriculture_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, MIT OCW-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.


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

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 frequency


Broadcast to TV


Create EMail group for page


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


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


Print


Publish to DVD


Recommend


Send to phone


Tablets


Translate


Videophone


Free Degrees / CreditEdit

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 </br> (probably in United Nations' languages only - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish)


In Google EarthEdit

Google Earth.


In Virtual WorldEdit

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

Alice. 2012. http://www.alice.org/index.php?page=what_is_alice/what_is_alice Minecraft. 2012. www.minecraft.net

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

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

Quest Atlantis. 2012. http://crlt.indiana.edu/research/qa.html (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZoT3pilNPI).

ScienceSim. 2012. http://www.sciencesim.com/wiki/doku.php . Research, teach, learn and share ideas - in voice or in type chat.

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.

Unity3D. 2012. unity3d.com/


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


LabelsEdit

Learning NetworkingEdit

Teach and Learn using free Social Bookmarking software to identify what courses, etc. you find edifying.


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


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


Digg.com's World University and School - http://digg.com/worlduniversityandschool


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


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


Google Profiles 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


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


World University & School subject group


World University & School Share This


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


RSS FeedEdit

TutoringEdit

TV-Live BroadcastingEdit

Broadcast to television


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

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


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


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://l.anymeeting.com/homepage/


Google + Hangout - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/hangoutplugin


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


Universal Translator at WUaS Edit

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


The "Universitian" Newspaper at World University and SchoolEdit

The "Universitian" Newspaper at World University and School


Wiki Software for Courses Edit

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


PB Works - http://pbworks.com/


Wet Paint - http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.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 incorporated as a nonprofit in April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity, as of 2011.

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 license - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ .






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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


SUBJECT TEMPLATE: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/SUBJECT_TEMPLATE
Volunteers at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Volunteers


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