Wikipedia Introduces Wikiversity

By: Ben Preiss - Published: Aug 5, 2007   Updated: Apr 20 2011 • References:
The organizational engine that has driven Wikipedia to become one of the top sources of online information is being used to build a school and offer classes across the Internet and the venture is gaining momentum.

During Wikimania Lawler and Teemu Leinonen created a session of the created Wikiversity. They discussed new opportunities and issues to help people find more resources on the site.

Implications - Post-secondary education is very important to many young adults in this modern-day age. Without a post-secondary education, or even having a resourceful mindset, many are not taken seriously. The shift in recent years has taken education online. Businesses and schools should put more programs and learning experiences online to attract the modern-day young adult willing to learn without many boundaries. Stats for Free Online University Trending: Older & Mild
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