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Hi, I'm always a bit confused whenever people talk about how the Khan Academy is revolutionary. How is it significantly different than the MIT Open Courseware? Is it just felt that the quality of the lectures is so much better?



Khan Academy is designed entirely for singular at-home study, where OCW is sharing course materials meant for MIT classes which are often difficult to follow if you don't have access to the labs, recitation, textbooks, readings, etc. that are meant to go along with the lectures.

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I'm curious, have you used both? Did you find them equal? When I've them I find myself using Khan academy for longer periods of time than I originally intended and OCW for shorter periods of time.

Genuinely curious about your experience!

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