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=== What is WeBWorK? ===
 
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WeBWorK is an [[License|open source]] Perl-based system for delivering individualized homework problems over the web. By providing students with immediate feedback as to the correctness of their answers, students are encouraged to make multiple attempts until they succeed. By individualizing problems, cheating is discouraged. By providing instructors with real-time statistics, lesson plans can be customized to better serve students.  WeBWorK is partially supported by the [http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=DUE DUE Division] of [http://www.nsf.gov/ NSF]. (See: [[Grants,_awards,_and_support|Grants, awards, and support]].)
 
WeBWorK is an [[License|open source]] Perl-based system for delivering individualized homework problems over the web. By providing students with immediate feedback as to the correctness of their answers, students are encouraged to make multiple attempts until they succeed. By individualizing problems, cheating is discouraged. By providing instructors with real-time statistics, lesson plans can be customized to better serve students.  WeBWorK is partially supported by the [http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=DUE DUE Division] of [http://www.nsf.gov/ NSF]. (See: [[Grants,_awards,_and_support|Grants, awards, and support]].)
  
The [[Introduction]] article and video summarize many of the key features and benefits of WeBWorK.
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[[ File:intro_video.png|48px|thumb|left| ]]The [[Introduction]] article and video summarize many of the key features and benefits of WeBWorK.
 
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What is WeBWorK?

WeBWorK is an open source Perl-based system for delivering individualized homework problems over the web. By providing students with immediate feedback as to the correctness of their answers, students are encouraged to make multiple attempts until they succeed. By individualizing problems, cheating is discouraged. By providing instructors with real-time statistics, lesson plans can be customized to better serve students. WeBWorK is partially supported by the DUE Division of NSF. (See: Grants, awards, and support.)

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The Introduction article and video summarize many of the key features and benefits of WeBWorK.

The WeBWorK Community

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WeBWorK Sites
Map of known WeBWorK Sites
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WeBWorK News
Subscribe to the WeBWorK News RSS Feed
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Events
Upcoming WeBWorK Events
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Forums
WeBWorK Discussion Forums
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IRC
IRC chat support channel for WeBWorK Instructors, Developers, and Admins
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Mailing Lists
WeBWorK Development Email Lists
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Web-Conferences
Information about WeBWorK Web-Conferences
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Consultants
Information for and about WeBWorK Consultants
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Contributors
WeBWorK Contibutors - join us!

Get WeBWorK!

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MAA Hosting
Get started quickly with a free MAA hosted course
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WeBWorK on Live Media
Ubuntu Live DVD or USB with WeBWorK pre-installed
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Download
Download the WeBWorK code through SVN or as a compressed tarball.
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Release Notes
Release notes for WeBWorK 2.4.9, released in Dec 2010
Release notes for WeBWorK 2.5.0 beta

WeBWorK Documentation

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Students
Documentation for students
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Instructors
Documentation for Instructors
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Authors
Documentation for problem authors
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Administrators
Documentation for WeBWorK system administrators

WeBWorK Sub-Projects for Contributors

We need your help! Even if you are not a programmer, there are tons of ways you can contribute.

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Documentation
Help us improve the WeBWorK documentation
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National Problem Library
Contribute your problems to the NPL
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Webpages
Help us improve and maintain the WeBWorK project webpages
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Security
WeBWorK security testing and information
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Localization
Help make WeBWorK multi-lingual
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Accessibility
Support WeBWorK usability for all
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WeBWorK Consultants
Become a WeBWorK Consultant
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Customizing WeBWorK
Create and contribute new WeBWorK logos and stylesheets
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Bug Triage
Help developers and users in fixing bugs
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Infrastructure
Help us improve and maintain our collaboration tools
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Development
Help us with software development
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How to Get Involved
How to start contributing to WeBWorK

Further Resources

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Evaluation and Assessment
Resources, presentations and publications
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Grants and awards
WeBWorK has received numerous grants and awards
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Contact Us
Find the best way to contact us
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