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Set learning free

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Language: Multilingual
Engine: MediaWiki
Main topic: Reference
Wiki license: MultiLicense

WikiversitySet learning free – is a collection of wikis of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) in different languages, for the creation and use of free learning materials and activities. Wikiversity is a multi-dimensional social organization dedicated to learning, teaching, research, and service. Officially launched 2006, its primary goals are to:

  • Create and host free content, multimedia learning materials, resources, and curricula; for all age groups in all languages;
  • Develop collaborative learning projects and communities around these materials.

Written text is made available under two open content free licenses: the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL), and the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license (CC-BY-SA 3.0).[1]

All Wikiversities in these languages: (edit)

As of December 2017, Wikimedia Meta-Wiki indicates that there are 17 Wikiversities of different languages.

10,000+: German / Deutsch (de), English (en), French / Français (fr)
1,000+: Multilingual (beta), Arabic / العربية (ar), Czech / Čeština (cs), Spanish / Español (es), Italian / Italiano (it), Portuguese / Português (pt), Russian / Русский (ru)
100+: Greek / Ελληνικά (el), Finnish / Suomi (fi), Hindi / हिन्दी (hi), Japanese / 日本語 (ja), Korean / 한국어 (ko), Slovene / Slovenščina (sl), Swedish / Svenska (sv)

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The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF), founded 20 June 2003, is the non-profit organization responsible for a very large number (over 900 in total) of very active wikis, grouped together and known as 'projects'; as well as the wiki engine software initially developed by themselves, known as MediaWiki. The Foundations' major wiki projects include Wikipedia (encyclopedias), Wiktionary (dictionary and thesaurus), Wikiquote (quotations), Wikibooks (open content textbooks), Wikisource (free content primary and secondary source texts), Wikinews (news source), Wikiversity (open learning community), Wikispecies (free species directory), and many others as listed below. Most of these projects have separate wiki versions written in many different languages. There is also the Wikimedia Commons (shared repository for images, videos and other media files), Wikidata (central space knowledge base for data used on all WMF projects), and the Wikimedia Meta-Wiki (coordination of issues common to all Wikimedia projects). The Foundations' global reach is nurtured in its Incubator, where all new language versions for all projects are initiated and developed before being rolled out. Its most recent major project, Wikivoyage (a 'travelpedia'), was inducted to WMF in late 2012.

Wikimedia Foundation is a member of the Open Source Initiative.

All Wikimedia Foundation projects and wikis (edit) • (category)

Wikipedia • Wiktionary • Wikiquote • Wikibooks • Wikisource • Wikinews • Wikiversity • Wikispecies • MediaWiki • Wikidata • Commons • Wikivoyage • Meta-Wiki • Incubator • Labs • Chapters • Wikimania • Outreach • Toolserver • Statistics • Wikitech • Phabricator • Downloads • Blog • Shop • Donate • Login

Wikimedia Foundation private and management wikis

Board • BoardGovCom • Office • Executive • Internal • Affiliations Committee • OTRS • Collab • Movement Roles • Audit Committee • Search Committee • Advisory Board • Quality • Usability Initiative • Strategic Planning • SP-Com

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