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We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. Our technology enables the best professors to teach tens or hundreds of thousands of students. Through this, we hope to give everyone access to the world-class education that has so far been available only to a select few. We want to empower people with education that will improve their lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they live in.

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Coursera Launches 14 New Spanish Language Specializations and over 150 Courses

2015-09-29 15:51:31

Coursera is expanding access for Spanish speaking learners today by launching more than 150 new courses, 14 Specializations, and a fully tra…


Coursera Study Shows Positive Career and Educational Outcomes for Learners

2015-09-22 12:44:14

Today, Coursera released the results of a first-ever survey of course completers on Coursera and their self-reported learning outcomes. Rese…


Learn About Product Design Through Bridge and Coursera

2015-09-21 17:55:41

Coursera’s design team is excited to announce our participation in Bridge 5, a professional development program for experienced design…


Learn About Product Design Through Bridge and Coursera

2015-09-15 17:51:31

Coursera’s design team is excited to announce our participation in Bridge 5, a professional development program for experienced design…


Coursera Welcomes New Russian University Partners

2015-09-14 16:11:51

Three new Russian universities join Coursera today: Tomsk State University (TSU), National Research Nuclear University (MEPhI), and Novosibi…


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Game Theory Popular
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The course covers the basics: representing games and strategies, the extensive form (which computer scientists call game trees), repeated and stochastic games, coalitional games, and Bayesian games (modeling things like auctions).

Starts : 2015-09-11

Calculus: Single Variable Popular
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352 votes 0 0

This course provides a brisk, challenging, and dynamic treatment of differential and integral calculus, with an emphasis on conceptual understanding and applications to the engineering, physical, and social sciences.

Starts : 2015-05-22

An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python Popular
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328 votes 1 0

This course is designed to be a fun introduction to the basics of programming in Python. Our main focus will be on building simple interactive games such as Pong, Blackjack and Asteroids.

Starts : 2014-09-15

Computational Investing, Part I Popular
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324 votes 0 0

Find out how modern electronic markets work, why stock prices change in the ways they do, and how computation can help our understanding of them.  Build algorithms and visualizations to inform investing practice.

Starts : 2014-09-12

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By Henrik Warne at 2012-11-13 14:27:23

Coursera course review: Design and Analysis of Algorithms I

I recently finnished the Coursera course Design and Analysis of Algorithms I, given by Professor Tim Roughgarden of Stanford. This was my second on-line course from Coursera (last fall I took Introduction to Databases, which I wrote about here), and I thought it would be interesting to compare the… More
By Soumabha Roy Chaudhuri at 2012-11-13 14:18:30

Coursera - Learn To Program : The Fundamentals by Paul Gries and Jennifer Campbell

After taking the CS101: Building a Search Engine course in Udacity I grew a special fondness for Pythonscripting. It seemed much easier and less complicated than the other two languages I had learnt - Java and C, but as I didn't have any formal education I decided to take up Learn To Program : The F… More
By Alex Rister at 2012-11-13 14:12:11

ModPo Review: Week One of My Coursera Experience

With over 31,000 students now enrolled in the course, the enthusiasm for Modern and Contemporary American Poetry, or “ModPo,” is running high. This week, when the course opened on Monday, I was overwhelmed with teaching my college class; studying for my graduate course on First Amendmen… More
By @martinlugton at 2012-11-13 14:08:33

Review of the Coursera Human Computer Interaction Course

I’ve now finished the Coursera Human Computer Interaction Course. As I await my final grade, I reflect on my experience, on the statistics on student numbers, and on how the platform can develop. It’s been a wonderfully wide-ranging course, spanning the whole design process. Participan… More
By Sarah Macleod at 2012-11-13 14:06:34

Experience/Review: Coursera

We’ve wading into new territory this semester. We’re hardly alone. With over 75,000 learners from around the globe and spanning many decades, my younger son is exploring connections in world history. My older is finishing a science fiction and fantasy literature course while starting a c… More
By Audrey Watters at 2012-11-09 16:26:40

The Problems with Peer Grading in Coursera

When I wrote about the launch [1] of online education startup Coursera [2] back in April, one of the things that most intrigued me was the description that founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng gave of their plans for a peer-to-peer grading system. I’ve been a critic of the rise of the robot-gr… More
By Jessica Bennett at 2012-11-09 16:23:58

Coursera: A Revolution, Devolution, or Mad Experiment?

It seems to me that Coursera is everywhere in higher education news and opinion pieces recently (see the embedded links throughout the piece), so I thought I’d use the inaugural post of the Higher Education in Review News RoundUp to provide a primer on Coursera, its Mass Open Online Courses (M… More