29 MIT Reaches OCW Milestone

Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5N46j5C5Rag


Two MIT OCW videos (to this point) have been in the top 10 on Youtube – they are advanced engineering and math courses.

Key Points

This suggests to MIT that people want to learn – even things that aren’t traditionally considered “interesting”.

Discussion Questions

  1. MIT OCW includes a disclaimer that it is not an MIT education. What are the things that make OCW different than an “MIT education”?
  2. Why do you think such complex MIT OCW videos have become so popular?

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