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by ulisp10
Fri Jan 06, 2023 4:56 am
Forum: Librarians' internal stuff
Topic: Documentation and Manuals
Replies: 0
Views: 1939

Documentation and Manuals

This topic serves to document progress and status of the Resources Library. If you want to have an updated version or a new one to show here, please send it attached to a Private Message to Uli. He will then upload it here. Documents attached: hdhs.wdu.concept-paper.1.pdf: David Yamada invites to cr...
by ulisp10
Mon Jan 02, 2023 4:17 pm
Forum: Our concept of a university
Topic: Reinventing the university for the 21st century
Replies: 16
Views: 2346

Re: WDU library

Perhaps it would first be a good idea for us to consider a "user-friendly structure" so that we may streamline an efficient process to best prepare, organize, transfer, and catalog content. As the collection is massive, could you please provide us a "link to the archives" so tha...
by ulisp10
Tue Dec 20, 2022 8:21 am
Forum: Our concept of a university
Topic: Reading: "Tribes for brewing ideas and engaging in positive change"
Replies: 2
Views: 652

Re: Reading: "Tribes for brewing ideas and engaging in positive change"

... Here's the link: https://newworkplace.wordpress.com/2015/11/06/tribes-for-brewing-ideas-and-engaging-in-positive-change/ Thank you for sharing this motivating article. At the Commons Social Library I found a related activity, which apparently is very successful: https://commonslibrary.org/welco...
by ulisp10
Sun Dec 18, 2022 7:22 pm
Forum: Our concept of a university
Topic: Reinventing the university for the 21st century
Replies: 16
Views: 2346

WDU library

Certainly, WDU deserves to feature a fine library; what would be most fitting? I recently began to learn of The Society Library . Dear Lee, thanks for making us aware of the Society Library. This looks interesting and it is great that you plan to monitor their progress. Regarding the WDU Library, a...
by ulisp10
Fri Dec 16, 2022 10:20 am
Forum: Our concept of a university
Topic: Reinventing the university for the 21st century
Replies: 16
Views: 2346

Wikiversity as a model??

How are WDU courses created? If a ready, willing, and able educator wants to create and contribute a course to WDU, how does she proceed? Do we have anything analogous to Creating Wikiversity Courses for WDU? I don't plan for something comparable to the Wikiversity user guide. Preparing content to ...
by ulisp10
Thu Dec 15, 2022 4:55 am
Forum: Introduction to the Forum
Topic: Please Introduce Yourself
Replies: 4
Views: 1290

Introducing myself: Uli Spalthoff

As of 2022, I am a 72 years old, living in the countryside of the Franconia region in Germany. I am married to Brigitte Volz. She is a retired teacher, Gestalt therapist, and artist. Before my retirement, I was Director Advanced Technologies in the CTO office of Alcatel-Lucent in Paris. Earlier, aft...
by ulisp10
Thu Dec 15, 2022 3:57 am
Forum: Introduction to the Forum
Topic: Forum support
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Your choice: British or American English

Dear users, I have installed today the American English language pack. Now you can choose using either British or American English. To set your preferences, click on your username, then go to User Control Panel --> Board Preferences --> Edit Global Settings. See attached screenshot for orientation.
by ulisp10
Wed Dec 14, 2022 6:28 pm
Forum: Our concept of a university
Topic: The MOOC Revolution that Wasn't
Replies: 1
Views: 507

The MOOC Revolution that Wasn't

In this article about the early years of Massive Open Online Courses [https://techcrunch.com/2014/09/11/the-mooc-revolution-that-wasnt/?guccounter=1], the author reports disappointing results of MOOCs: Originally hailed as a revolution in learning, MOOCs have seen disappointing course completion num...
by ulisp10
Wed Dec 14, 2022 4:15 am
Forum: WDUi News and Events
Topic: "The Dignity of an Intellectual Life for All"
Replies: 1
Views: 480

Re: "The Dignity of an Intellectual Life for All"

Thank you for this, dear David. I have copied it to the website, replacing the announcement article.
I look forward to watch the recording soon, as I unfortunately could not attend the life event.
Uli
by ulisp10
Tue Dec 13, 2022 5:29 am
Forum: Introduction to the Forum
Topic: Forum support
Replies: 2
Views: 968

How can I see what's new in the forums?

For any forum, on the right side you see the latest posts. If you want to see a list of all recent contributions to all forums, please click on the menu item 'Quick links', just below our logo. Then select 'Active topics' to get a list of the latest posts. If you prefer to get email notifications wh...