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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 118 million registered learners as of December 31, 2022. Coursera partners with over 300 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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Nov 29, 2022
West Virginia University announces affordable, top-ranked Master of Science in Software Engineering on Coursera
Nov 17, 2022
Georgetown University partners with Coursera to launch an online bachelor’s completion program for adult learners
Skills Compass Report (2023)
With data-driven insights from more than a million learners across the globe—and through the close analysis of millions of job listings—the Skills Compass Report 2023 from Coursera and The Burning Glass Institute can be used to strategic learning programs and talent planning.
Advancing Higher Education with Industry Micro-Credentials Report (2023)
This in-depth report reveals the value of Professional Certificates in enhancing higher education, drawing on insights from nearly 5,000 students and employers in 11 countries: Australia, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Core Learning Design Techniques (2023)
Combining data insights from years of Coursera research and developed by the Coursera Teaching & Learning team, these techniques outline an actionable list of pedagogy best practices applicable to content of any length, whether it’s a project, course, or full degree program.
Report: Women and Online Learning in Emerging Markets (2022)
This data-driven report from Coursera, the International Finance Corporation, and European Commission uncovers the challenges, best practices, and promise of online learning to create more opportunity for women and underserved populations in the post-pandemic economy.
Coursera in the News
Skills-gap crisis: 4 ways the public and private sectors can join forces to reskill workforces at scale
World Economic Forum
Coursera for campus looks at an opportunity of 75 million Indian learners
The Hindu Business Line
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New Coursera Survey: Industry Certificates Hold Strong Appeal For College Students And Employers
Edtech Series: Innovation in Learning
BBC Jan 19, 2023
‘I Quit My Job Rather Than Go Back to the Office’
CNBC-TV 18 Jan 18, 2023
Davos 2023 | ChatGPT is revolutionary, it’s going to change education, says Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda
Forbes Dec 21, 2022
How Online Learning Can Prepare You For A Career Change
Peru.21 Dec 3, 2022
UPC and Coursera: New Agreement Will Benefit 50 Thousand Students and Graduates in the Next Three Years
La Republica Nov 29, 2022
BNP Paribas Cardif Strengthens Its Alliance With Coursera to Promote Digital Education
El Norte Nov 15, 2022
Women Dominate Virtual Education in Mexico
The Peninsula Nov 1, 2022
Qatari Learners on Coursera at 100K, Growth Rate at 28% YoY: CEO
The Economic Times Oct 22, 2022