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The Global, Virtual/Digital, Open, Free, {potentially Degree- and Credit-Granting},
Multilingual University & School
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  • Add or take a free, open Japan course.

Japan Edit

  • Add free, open Japan courses below.

Subjects Edit

Add free, open Japan courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Intro to Japanese Culture MIT non-degree Prof. Ian Condry Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate / Graduate
Japan Opencourseware Consortium (JOCW) JOCW non-degree Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate / Graduate
Politics and Policy in Contemporary Japan MIT non-degree Prof. Richard J. Samuels Browser Start anytime English
Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity A first-time MITx/HarvardX collaboration non-degree Professors Dower, Gordon, Miyagawa, Weisenfeld Browser A first-time MITx/HarvardX collaboration, VJx opens windows on Japan’s transition into the modern world through the historical visual record. English
Course Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

WUaS Idea- and Academic Resources Edit

Ideas Edit

Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subject Edit

Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

(WUaS's wiki, information technologies and criteria for this - informed by the WUaS academic journal subject matter - are developing, since you can already publish your article at

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Davis, Julie Nelson. 2014. Review of Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings of the Floating World. (Photographs; see, too, Julie Nelson Davis's "Now Appearing in Print Osaka Actors and their Audience" here -; there's also a review of Taisho Kimono: Speaking of Past and Present in the book review). Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania.

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International Journal of Japanese Sociology.

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Condry, Ian. 2009. Anime Creativity: Characters and Premises in the Quest for Cool Japan. Vol. 26(2–3): 139–163. DOI: 10.1177/0263276409103111. Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore: SAGE - Theory, Culture & Society.

Hashizume, Daisaburo (ed.). 2011. SPECIAL ISSUE—COOL JAPAN. 20:November. International Journal of Japanese Sociology.

Japanese Court Orders Google To Turn Off Auto-Complete Function. 2012. Japanese Court Orders Google To Turn Off Auto-Complete Function. March 26.

Yokota, Ayako. 2013. ‘Spirited Away’ Director Criticizes Plans to Amend Japan's Pacifist Constitution. August 10.

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Admissions at World University and School Edit

Admissions' Department:

Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, Greatest Universities-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - - and accessible here, also - WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email if you'd like to participate.

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with educational electronics, as well; with musical instruments; value pricing ... 2% below market, consistently; available via mail and electronically;

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(beginning with United Nations' languages - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish)

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Google Earth.

In Virtual World Edit

(Search on the word 'lists' here, too:

3D Learn. 2013.

Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012.

Alice. 2012.

Minecraft. 2012.

Edusim. 2013.

Gifted 2013.

ISTE – SIGMS. 2013.

Kaneva. 2014.

Open Cobalt. 2013.

OpenSim. 2012. (

Open Croquet. 2012. and

Open Wonderland. 2012.

Primary Games. 2013.

Quest Atlantis. 2012. (

SimScience. 2012.

Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

SmallWorlds. 2014. 2014.

Twinity. 2014.

Unity3D. 2012.

WiloStar3D. 2013.

World of Warcraft in School. 2014.

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World University and School Licensing Edit

World University and School - like Wikipedia with Greatest Universities' OpenCourseWare (not endorsed by MIT OCW) - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and has been a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization charity through November 12, 2012, and is re-instating its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, as of September 2013, effective 2010.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

All content on this site is freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International (CC BY-SA 3.0) - .

The World University and School program is not endorsed by MIT or MIT OpenCourseWare.

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