San Jose State University is shuttering the five online classes it introduced in April, a decision that may prove to be a major setback for online education.
Coursera today raised $43 million in funding, which it will use to market online education to millions of students globally.
Coursera is partnering with publishers to make it easier for students to access e-textbooks.
A landmark bill has been proposed in the Senate to force California’s universities to give credit for online classes.
Ed-tech startup Coursera has announced that 29 more schools will offer courses on its online platform, bringing its total to 62 schools.
A big step forward for online education: Coursera has announced that students can now apply credit to their college degree for five of its free courses.
Online education supernova Coursera just announced that it will offer students verified certificates of completion of some of its courses.
For the first time a brick and mortar educational institution, Antioch University, will offer Coursera MOOCs (massive open online courses) for credit as part of a bachelor’s degree program. This announcement could be one of the first tremors in a seismic shift in higher education.
Two Stanford University professors and a dream to educate the world, that’s what started Coursera. The service offers university-level courses to anyone with an Internet for free and just raised $16 million from venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.