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Coursera: 5 Courses That Will Make You Happier
For the International Day of Happiness, we’ve rounded up five courses and Specializations that can boost your mood and give you the tools to live a more balanced and joy-filled life. It’s true — learning really can help you achieve happiness! Happiness is associated with many positive benefits that can help you improve your […] The post 5 Courses That Will Make You Happier appeared first on Coursera Blog.
In his research, Etienne Krieger, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor and Scientific Director of the HEC Entrepreneurship Center, has found that the average age for founding an innovative company is 38. This is a striking contrast to the stereotypical image of the millennial startup founder – so what makes 38 a good age to reinvent your […] The post It’s Never Too Late to Become an Entrepreneur appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Hundreds of educators, employers, and members from the Coursera team as well as a few students gathered together at Arizona State University for the sixth annual Coursera Partners Conference. Our conference theme — Learners First: Beyond the Campus Walls — brought us together to work toward a future where anyone, anywhere can transform their life […] The post Highlights from the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
By: Alexandra Urban, Teaching & Learning Specialist Last week at Arizona State University, we gathered together with our partners from around the world at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference. The conference is a rare opportunity to gather together in person and discuss how we can continue to transform lives through learning. As the leader of […] The post Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference
By: Talia Kolodny, Partner Community Manager at Coursera Instructors from across Coursera’s partner community recently gathered at Coursera’s sixth annual Partners Conference to discuss the tools, knowledge, and inspiration needed to create high-quality experiences for learners around the world. Below are 5 key takeaways from the Instructor Track sessions. Lauren Atkins Budde (University of Michigan), […] The post The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
By: Cathryn Richter, Senior Partnership Manager The 2018 Coursera Partners Conference convened at Arizona State University last week, and credentialing was top of mind as Coursera announced six new degree programs and the pilot of a new product: the MasterTrack™ Certificate. Leaders from Coursera’s partner institutions gathered in the Administrator Track (AT) sessions to discuss […] The post Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.
“You have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Dr. Jane Goodall You can now learn Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program model through the University of Colorado Boulder on Coursera. It’s is an action-oriented online development course that will teach you how to identify and implement local service-learning campaigns […] The post Compassionate Leadership Through Service Learning with Jane Goodall and Roots & Shoots appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Over the last six years, Coursera has become a destination for 31 million registered learners all over the world to learn from the world’s top universities and industry leaders. In addition to 2,600 courses and 236 Specializations, Coursera and our partners are working together to build more valuable credentials, including becoming a premier destination […] The post Degrees and Credentials Built for Today’s Learners appeared first on Coursera Blog.
People need access to high quality learning more than ever. Degrees are no exception. That’s why we’re working with our university partners to build a new kind of degree experience. Today, we are excited to announce the development of six new degrees: a Master of Computer Science from Arizona State University, a Global Master of […] The post 6 New Degrees Coming to Coursera in Computer Science, Data Science, and Public Health appeared first on Coursera Blog.
The future of work and the future of learning are converging. The rapid pace at which the world is changing due to globalization and technological advancements is changing the way customers behave, the way competitors compete for those customers and the way businesses operate. The nature of jobs is changing and the skills needed to […] The post Digital Transformation for the Future of Work in India appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Mr. Ban Ki-moon served two consecutive terms as Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016). Throughout his tenure at the UN, Mr. Ban sought to be a bridge builder, to give voice to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable, and to make the organization itself more transparent and effective. Mr. Ban worked closely with member states […] The post Sustainable Development in the 21st Century with Ban Ki-moon appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: How 3 Courses Paved the Way to a Job
With no work experience, Andres was looking for ways to get his resume noticed by employers. After listing the finance courses he took on his resume, he got a job at the CAF Development Bank of Latin America. Here’s his story: I live in Caracas, Venezuela and am going through my fifth year studying Public […] The post How 3 Courses Paved the Way to a Job appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: SEO Specialization: Q&A with Eric Enge
Eric Enge is a search engine optimization expert, the founder and CEO of Stone Temple Consulting, a published author, and a public speaker at search industry conferences. He co-teaches the SEO Specialization on Coursera. How did you get started in SEO? My background is in engineering but I eventually started a business development consulting company. […] The post SEO Specialization: Q&A with Eric Enge appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: Meet the Courserians: Jennifer Wolochow, “education is an important foundation for humanity”
Jennifer is a Product Manager here at Coursera. After getting her degrees at Stanford she dove into education and tech and finally found Coursera. As a Product Manager, she works closely with engineers and designers, prioritizes feature requests, and delivers product roadmaps to make teaching on Coursera a great experience. Read more about her journey: […] The post Meet the Courserians: Jennifer Wolochow, “education is an important foundation for humanity” appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera: Imperial College London Joins Coursera to Teach Foundational Skills in Artificial Intelligence
Imperial College London, one of the world’s top-10 ranked schools, is jumping into the realm of online learning with Coursera. As a one-of-a-kind institution, Imperial focuses on science, engineering, medicine, and business – and we’re excited to bring the school’s world-leading expertise to learners on Coursera. “The world faces massive shortages in critical job skills […] The post Imperial College London Joins Coursera to Teach Foundational Skills in Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Coursera Blog.
After completing over 10 courses in data science and programming, Shubham D. landed a job as a content developer and become a Coursera mentor. Read his story: I’m currently working as a Software Analyst in Mumbai, India. I joined Coursera after graduation and it’s helped me gain experience and develop and design my own website. […] The post A Passion for Learning Leads to an Internship appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Coursera for Business is hosting a webcast, “Data Skills: They’re not just for Data Scientists“, on Wednesday, February 28. 2018. Register here. Data matters, as it is transforming how we understand our business. Leveraging data for meaningful impact requires strong data scientists. In fact, demand for these roles is expected to grow by 28% in […] The post Data Skills: They’re not just for Data Scientists appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Have you ever wondered how Coursera’s lecture subtitles are translated? Do you speak a foreign language and want to be a part of the Coursera Global Translator Community (GTC)? The GTC is a community of Coursera learners who help make the world’s best online educational content more accessible through translation. Since 2014, the GTC have translated […] The post A Peek into Coursera’s Global Translator Community appeared first on Coursera Blog.
If you’re looking to use big data to understand the world, discover new insights, and optimize your decision-making, the Master of Computer Science in Data Science is the program for you. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is home to one of the top five computer science graduate degrees in the United States. Read on: […] The post Prepare for a Career in Data Science with the MCS-DS appeared first on Coursera Blog.
If you’re running a global business today, you’re likely facing new challenges. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 20th Global CEO Survey, business leaders are weighing the challenges of: Increasingly rapid tech advancement An uncertain business environment Nontraditional market players on a local and global scale All of those changes put pressure on businesses to find an elusive […] The post Going Deep: Fresh Approaches to Fighting the Skills Gap appeared first on Coursera Blog.