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OpenStudy 10,000 of your best friends, all studying in the same place #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

December 29, 2012

The Mechanical MOOC - A Gentle Introduction to Python

Mechanical MOOCsters,

Introducing OpenStudy.
It’s no fun to study alone, especially something like coding. It can be frustrating trying to figure out why your code won’t work, and often the answer is a quick little thing that you just overlooked. You need other people to talk to, people there when you need them. With OpenStudy, you’ll have that.

Part of the power of a MOOC is that there are lots of people studying all at the same time, and the power of OpenStudy is that it’s designed to help lots of people answer each other’s questions. It’s a little like a bulletin board, and a little like a chat room. You can leave hard questions for others to answer later, but because we have several thousand people registered for the Mechanical MOOC, you’ll also find at least a few people online at the same time you are–people who can give…

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