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Mission: World University & School's mission (http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University - like Wikipedia with MIT Open Course Ware), - in reaching out to the entire world, is to provide a free, wiki-based, education platform and, through facilitating the development of broadband worldwide, to make our service accessible to under served parts of the world. The WUaS mission is thus to facilitate all levels of teaching and learning opportunities (and future degrees) through an open, editable wiki in all languages, nation-states and subjects with great universities, and for One Laptop per Child countries and everyone.
Welcome to World University and School, a global, virtual, open, free-to-students, university and school, - with MIT-centric, Creative Commons' licensed, degrees planned e.g. bachelor, Ph.D., law, M.D., & Music School, as well as I.B. diplomas - and which engages great universities', such as MIT, Ivy League Schools, Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, Oxford, T.U.M., Sorbonne, L.M.U., Juilliard Music School, Cambridge, Collège de France, Cal Tech, B.T.U., University of Chicago, etc., free, online, CC, content. WUaS is like Wikipedia with MIT Open Course Ware, and is especially for the developing world, and for everyone. WUaS is planning to be in all 7,413+ languages and 205+ countries; Wikipedia, by way of comparison, is in 285 languages. Add your course or class here now, and take any course or class you want. World University and School will be in all languages and subjects, focusing, to begin with, on the countries that One Laptop Per Child is also engaging - e.g. Rwanda, Ethiopia, Colombia, Haiti, Mexico, Peru, USA (Birmingham, Alabama), Uruguay, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Cambodia, & Papua New Guinea +.
We need your help. Please support the World University and School Foundation by donating today.
The planned World University and School Foundation, will be a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to the development, growth, and distribution of free, teaching and learning content, and to making available the full content of this wiki-based (to start) university and school to the developing world, and everyone, free of charge.
We're seeking to build an endowment of U.S. $1.5 trillion (in 2009 dollars) in the next 10 years.
Quaker-informed World University and School engages Friendly, monthly, business meeting process in which you are welcome to participate. Here's how: "ACCESS to Business Meeting Online Monthly at WUaS" - http://worlduniversityandschool.blogspot.com/2012/12/wuas-business-meeting-online-access.html.
Giving to World University and SchoolEdit
How to Give to World University and School:
Giving (with Paypal and credit card giving options): http://scottmacleod.com/worlduniversityandschoolEndowmentCampaign.htm
Planned Giving (with Paypal and credit card giving options): http://scottmacleod.com/worlduniversityandschoolPlannedGiving.htm
Capital Campaigns at World University and School
Trillion Dollar Capital Campaign at World University and School (for an online WUaS, as a kind of online Harvard / MIT, in all 7,413+ languages and <205 countries, with free, MIT OCW-centric, CC, online, bachelor, Ph.D., law and M.D. in many, many countries and languages).
Giving Circles at World University and School
Plans for World University and SchoolEdit
World University and School's Board of Clerks / Directors / TrusteesEdit
Gantt Galloway, Pharm.D. (USA, English): http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gantt-galloway-pharm-d/0/3a7/616
Larry Viehland, Ph.D. (USA, English): http://www.chatham.edu/departments/sciences/undergrad/chemistry/facstaff_details.cfm?ID=19
World University and School's General Board of Clerks / Directors / TrusteesEdit
Tito Dimas Atmawijaya (Indonesia, Indonesian): http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=45562960
Stefanos Kapetanakis (Greece, England, Greek): http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=90181173
Daniel Kottke (USA, English): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Kottke
Juan Manuel Méndez Rey (Spain, Spanish): http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=109733657
Govindan ("Govind") Nair (USA, Australia; English, French, Spanish, Standard Malay, Bahasa Malaysia/Indonesia): http://www.linkedin.com/in/govindnair99
World University and School's Advisory BoardEdit
World University & School's Clerk / Founder / Facilitator / President Edit
Scott MacLeod (USA, English, German); Scott MacLeod's M.A., D.R., research focuses on the anthropology of information technology and counterculture. He's taught "Society and Information Technology" on Berkman Island (not on Harvard University's faculty) in Second Life, and on Penn State Isle in Second Life as a Penn State University instructor. He's taught both anthropology and sociology in real life at Chatham University, at the University of Pittsburgh, and at the University of California - Santa Barbara, at Penn State - New Kensington, and at UC Berkeley. He's currently writing an ethnography of Harbin Hot Springs in northern California, with a virtual world aspect, and developing World University and School (like Wikipedia with MIT Open Course Ware - http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Subjects - and - http://scottmacleod.com/worlduniversityandschool.htm).
Personal web site: http://www.scottmacleod.com
World University and School LicensingEdit
World University and School - like Wikipedia with MIT OpenCourseWare (not endorsed by MIT OCW) - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and has been a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization through November 12, 2012, and is re-applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, as of August 2013.
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/ .
The World University and School program is not endorsed by MIT or MIT OpenCourseWare.
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 (probably in United Nations' languages only - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish)
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
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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