MIT OpenCourseWare

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MIT OpenCourseWare is MIT's way of giving back. Any fucktard with an internet connection can pretend that he or she goes to MIT!

It is basically MIT's version of WebMD with a University of Phoenix twist and the dash of pretentious douchebaggery that comes along with anything related to MIT.


Users

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The perfect place for you

The average user of OpenCourseWare is someone who couldn't get into college, someone who got kicked out of college, or someone who goes to a shitty school full of Indian or Asian professors who don't speak English.

Courses of Study

Pretty much anything can be learned by a single visit to OpenCourseWare. That is, of course, if you know the particular class number you want, are willing to scroll through lists of thousands of classes, or don't really give a fuck and think leaving the tab open makes you look smart.

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Follow your dreams with MIT OCW!

Some of the more popular sections include:

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics: Judging by the title of this section, you can learn to be an astronaut.

WTF

Probably the most confusing sections are the ones dedicated to:

The Power of OpenCourseWare

It has been proven that citing anything from MIT OpenCourseWare makes you automatically win an argument. This is, of course, completely true.

Perhaps the best part of OpenCourseWare is that it can make you feel better about the shitty school you attended by allowing you to examine the incredibly pointless courses offered at MIT. Though this may also make you rage when you find out that, had you gone to MIT, you could have been breezing through classes like Feminist Theory, Bestsellers: Detective Fiction, and Drugs, Politics, and Fiction.

"What is MIT OCW?"

Well, based on MIT OCW's official website, the focus should rather be on what MIT OCW is not. Here's a short list (copied from their site) of what appears to be common misconceptions:

  • OCW is not an MIT education.
  • OCW does not grant degrees or certificates.
  • OCW does not provide access to MIT faculty.
  • Materials may not reflect entire content of the course.

But by all means, keep saying you're taking MIT courses.

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