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OCW Benefits

Steve Carson has a new post giving an example of how MIT OCW helps an MIT student. From the post:

Once he became aware of what OCW had to offer, Peterson also used the site to catch up on a missed calculus class using videos from 18.01.

More Social Study Groups for MIT OCW

Steve Carson reports that MIT OCW is partnering with OpenStudy to provide an opportunity for people to participate in informal study groups around MIT OCW material:

MIT OpenCourseWare has paired up with OpenStudy to offer study groups in association with three OCW courses. Developed by researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory, and funded by the NSF and NIH, OpenStudy is a unique platform for collaborative learning. Try it out yourself:

David Wiley points out that MIT OCW has tried social software before. Here’s to hoping it works better this time.