Monday, October 13, 2014

Mountain avens: Updated CV with MIT OCW-centric Global University and Artificial Intelligence focus, Wiki, All languages and All countries,


Updated CV with MIT OCW-centric Global University and Artificial Intelligence focus:


Scott Gordon Kenneth MacLeod, III, M.A., D.R.

P.O. Box 442 (86 Ridgecrest Road), Canyon, CA 94516 USA
415 480 4577 – scott@scottmacleod.com


MIT OCW-centric WORLD UNIVERSITY AND SCHOOL (WUaS)

WUaS TRYING TO HELP UNIVERSITIES TRANSFORM

MIT OCW-centric World University & School (WUaS) as Startup

Main Areas:

Languages: In all 7,106+ online - each a University or School; MIT OCW Translated Courses-centric: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/translated-courses/

Countries: In all 242+ online - each a University or School

You at WUaS: Registering at WUaS - for C.C., MIT OCW-centric, online Bachelor, Ph.D., Law, M.D. and I.B. degrees, accrediting on MIT OCW Audio-Video Courses: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/audio-video-courses/ - 5.4 billion people eventually?

Subjects: Edit a wiki page, Create, or Start a Subject at WUaS: SUBJECT TEMPLATE)

Courses & Schools: CC MIT OCW: http://ocw.mit.edu/ and CC Yale OYC: http://oyc.yale.edu/
Planned first in English, then U.N. and large languages:








Music School at WUaS: Planned for all languages and all instruments, each a wiki subject page to being;

Library Resources: In all 7,106+ languages

Museums: In all 7,106+ languages

Hardware Resource Possibilities: In all 7,106+ languages

Educational Software: In all 7,106+ languages

Research: MIT OCW-centric, STEM, and inter-lingual


UNIVERSITIES AS STARTUP ENGINES OF REGIONS

World University & School is planning degrees in most of 242+ countries/regions (http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Nation_States) and in their main languages (http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Languages), as well as wiki schools in all 7,106+ languages.


STARTUP PLATFORM OF MIT OCW-centric WUaS

Wikidata/Wikibase, MediaWiki, aLabel, SemanticWiki, accessing WikiCommons with planned smartphone App


COGNITIVE/AI PLATFORM FOR WUaS & UNIVERSTIY-BASED STARTUPS

WUaS would gladly explore Watson as its Cognitive/AI platform
See: Artificial Intelligence subject/school at WUaS http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Artificial_Intelligence


ACADEMIC POSITIONS

World University & School, like Wikipedia with MIT OpenCourseWare
2008-2014 - Founder, Professor, Developer, CEO, President, Head Clerk


TEACHING POSITIONS (upper division)

World University & School in Second Life and Google + Hangouts
2014 (Fall) – Network Society, Information Society and the Global University

World University & School in Second Life and Google + Hangouts
Harvard's Virtual Island (Berkman Island) in Second Life
2007-2013 (Fall) – Network Society and Information Society
I have 7 years of experience with, as well as 8 semesters teaching in, virtual worlds via a course I teach on 'Information Technology and Society’ on Harvard's virtual island in Second Life.

Penn State University
2007 (Summer) – Society and Information Technology (in Second Life)
2007 (Spring) – Introduction to Sociology (in actual life)

University of Pittsburgh (OSHER Program)
2007 (Spring) – Society and Information Technology (in actual life)

Chatham University
2007 (Spring) Society and Information Technology (in actual life)

Penn State University
2006 (Fall) – Introduction to Sociology (in actual life)


COURSES TAUGHT AS A GRADUATE STUDENT                  

University of California, Santa Barbara
2003 (Spring) Communication Research Methods, Department of Communication
2002 (Fall) Anthropological Approaches to the Law, Dept. of Law and Society (Head TA)
2002 (Winter) Technology and Culture, Department of Anthropology
2001 (Fall) Anthropological Approaches to the Law, Department of Law and Society


EDUCATION

2010 (Spring) UC Berkeley Anthropology graduate coursework with Professor Nelson Graburn (Tourism, Art and Modernity)

2008-2009 (Autumn/Spring) UC Berkeley Anthropology graduate coursework with Professors Bill Hanks (Linguistics), Charles Briggs (Theories of Modernity), and Paul Rabinow (Foucault & Anthropology of the Contemporary–related)

2003-2004 Diploma of Research, University of Edinburgh, Celtic & Scottish Studies – Topic: UNESCO World Heritage Tourism to St. Kilda: How Computer Users Visit Online ‘Place’

2001-2003 M.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, focusing on sociocultural anthropological theory and information technology

2000-2001 UC Berkeley Anthropology graduate coursework with Professors Laura Nader (Classic Ethnographies), Nelson Graburn (Tourism, Art and Modernity), Rebecca Stein (Politics of Consumption), and Professor Manuel Castells (Society and Information Technology)

1998-2000 City College of San Francisco (CCSF), full time undergraduate student in Anthropology, Multimedia, and Computer Science

1985 B.A. in Social Science of Religion, German, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

1981-1982 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit√§t M√ľnchen, (University of Munich), Munich, Germany


PROGRAMMING

2006 – 2014 – Developed all aspects MIT OCW-centric World University and School’s two wikis

1998 - 2014 HTML, web site development


PUBLICATIONS

2014 – Book in preparation, tentatively titled: Naked Harbin: Harbin Hot Springs Actual/Virtual Ethnography Hippies, Warm Pools, Counterculture & Clothing-Optional, Virtual Harbin.

2007-2014 – http://scott-macleod.blogspot.com - Scott Macleod's anthropology of information technology & counterculture: To a global, virtual, free, open, {future degree- & credit-granting}, multilingual University & School for the developing world and everyone, as well as loving bliss

2006 “Digital Spatial Representations: New Communication Processes and ‘Middle Eastern’ UNESCO World Heritage Sites Online,” in Tourism in the Middle East: Continuity, Change and Transformation. Channel View Publications.

1998-2014 – http://scottmacleod.com/papers.htm Scott MacLeod's Research: World University & School, Courses, Papers, and Media


LANGUAGES

English, German (Good – Reading, Speaking)


GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE)

2000 Verbal score 99th Percentile

 




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