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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 87 million registered learners as of June 30, 2021. Coursera partners with over 200 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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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.
Using insights from across nearly 200 million course enrollments, the Drivers of Quality in Online learning report provides actionable, data-driven recommendations for how instructors and learners can optimize their digital learning experience.
In Coursera’s inaugural impact report, you’ll find that how the world learns is dramatically changing. Together with our partners, we launched a number of initiatives to help learners and institutions every step of the way, providing them with access to free content, job-relevant skills, and many resources on Coursera.