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Mark Corbett Wilson

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Further Adventures of an Adult Student

I’m completing a Bachelor’s degree online at Metropolitan State University’s College of Individualized Studies in St. Paul, Minnesota. I chose Metro State because they were originally a University Without Walls when created in 1971. I’m also a student and worker at the Western Institute for Social Research in Berkeley, California, which grew out of Berkeley’s University Without Walls after it imploded. I had to have all my transcripts sent to Metro State, just from the accredited schools, eight in all. […]

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Learn to edit Wikipedia

Join me at the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR) 2330 Shattuck Ave in Berkeley, California, next Monday, January 15th at 6 pm Learn to edit Wikipedia! Bring your laptop and we will all sign into the online course and discuss the eventual creation of a WISR Wikipedia page. Click on the flyer to enroll or download the flyer below. Download pdf: Wikipedia_course_flyer pdf  

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Farewell 2017

Many new beginnings, many endings too. We are all temporary. I was selected a HASTAC (the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) Scholar for the 2017-19 cohort. An “innovative student-driven community”, HASTAC is the “world’s first and oldest academic social network.” “We are building a community of students working at the intersection of technology and the arts, humanities and sciences.” Here is our first Twitter chat. A month later Storify announced it was going out of business. Then […]

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