Hi Tim, (Jim and Di),
Thanks for your great CSIG presentation today, Tim. I'm trying to glean from your knowledgeable presentation -http://www.slideshare.net/
CC WUaS seeks to build 3 main pilot universities in English, Chinese and Spanish around this main SUBJECT TEMPLATE - http://worlduniversity.wikia.
com/wiki/SUBJECT_TEMPLATE- (with further related links here - http://scott-macleod.blogspot. com/2016/07/african-scops-owl- need-to-get-wuas.html) and at the same time develop a CC MIT OpenCourseWare-centric course catalog in CC Wikidata (eventually further sharing and adapting MIT OCW in 7 languages - http://ocw.mit.edu/ &http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/ translated-courses/ - including especially its Mandarin and Spanish courses to begin) for students and parents around the world, first in English, so that they could look at this beginning this September 1 as part of applying to WUaS this autumn, and matriculating online in autumn 2017 (with courses in Google group video Hangouts with graduate student instructors for planning purposes, as WUaS accredits with WASC senior). At the same time, and also in Wikidata, WUaS seeks to develop a WUaS Student Application process (as if applying to MIT or Stanford) probably connecting this GDocs' WUaS sign-up sheet here - http:// worlduniversityandschool.org/ - with Wikidata (with more links and context here - http://scott-macleod.blogspot. com/2016/07/dusky-grouse-in- what-ways-could-we-get.html).
Although I've been on the Wikidata email list for awhile where many concepts similar to what you shared in your presentation are explored, I don't have a sense of how to begin developing WUaS in Wikidata. CC WUaS is developing in CC Wikidata with CC MIT OCW (and CC Yale OYC) all under the Creative Commons' licensing process, and, furthermore, per an extended conversation about this with MIT Dean Cecilia d'Oliveira this spring.
In that both you and Jim are MIT alumni, and you both have degrees in Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence, I'm writing to inquiry what would be the very first steps for WUaS to develop in Wikidata? Emerging from Wikidata, WUaS's new front page for our wiki will probably be in MediaWiki and look something like this - https://web.archive.org/web/
20160108000038/http:// worlduniversityandschool.org/ WUaS_En_Wiki/index.php?title= Main_Page - leaving behind the current Wikia wiki - e.g.http://worlduniversity.wikia. com/wiki/Courses or http://worlduniversity. wikia.com/wiki/Subjects or see this A.I. wiki subject page - http://worlduniversity. wikia.com/wiki/Artificial_ Intelligence - with its MIT OCW for where WUaS is heading subject by subject. (WUaS's approximately ten main areas of focus are here - http:// worlduniversityandschool.org/ - including plans for wiki schools in all 7,943+ languages, based on the SUBJECT TEMPLATE above, as well as library resources and museums in all languages). One very first step in WUaS's developing in Wikidata would include coding for drag n' drop citations per recent Wikidata email list communications from Magnus Manske.
Where would you suggest please beginning this whole process of developing CC WUaS in CC Wikidata - first in English and also in Chinese and Spanish? Here's the Wikidata QItem for MIT OpenCourseWare - https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/
Q1637597 (with further related information here - http://scott-macleod.blogspot. com/2015/09/sea-foam- wikidatas-3rd-birthday-making. html - and to some extent here - http://scott-macleod.blogspot. com/2015/10/asian-black-bear- world-university-and.html). Could you possibly please help begin these first steps of developing WUaS in Wikidata as well?
I've applied for a MIT Media Lab junior faculty position and hope to focus students on many aspects of developing WUaS in a myriad of ways, after beginning WUaS in Wikidata and related developments. Thank you.
Thank you for your great talk today, Scott