Case Studies/WikiPremed

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WikiPremed, premed, MCAT, course, OER


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Page Quality: High
WikiPremed is a comprehensive MCAT course covering the undergraduate level general sciences for premed students.

Students need printed study materials, and they get sick of the computer, so I definitely think there is room for creative commons educational content supported by print publications. I think there is an ethic to not holding content hostage to purchases, but I think there are commercial advantages to the open model as well. I don't doubt that the average customer at WikiPremed has 1000 page views before purchasing anything. I am sure that if there were registration walls and missing chapters I would have fewer customers. I'm not getting rich or anything, at this point, but it is working. — John Wetzel


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