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Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 102 million registered learners as of March 31, 2022. Coursera partners with over 250 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including Guided Projects, courses, Specializations, certificates, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in many high-demand fields, including data science, technology, and business.
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Using new quantitative insights, the Drivers of Retention in Online Programs report seeks to empower degree faculty and students to make the most of Coursera’s for-credit learning experiences and drive student retention.
Coursera’s second annual Impact Report shows how we’ve come together with partners and institutions to address the global skills crisis exacerbated by the pandemic. We highlight the continued impact of online learning and how we’re ushering in the next chapter of innovation in higher education.
Coursera’s first-ever Women and Skills Report examines the pandemic’s impact on skills and learning trends among women on the platform globally. The report findings indicate a narrowing gender gap in online learning – women are learning online at higher rates today compared to pre-pandemic. As the world faces new skills imperatives, this research offers a glimpse of what an inclusive future could look like in the digital economy.
This is a definitive guide on how to create and scale a quality online degree program from scratch. The guide assimilates best practices informed by the Coursera team’s experience of onboarding world-class degrees and is enriched with insights from partner institutions that have seen success with their online degree programs.