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Friday’s funding was fulled with some really important industries that are truly being transformed by tech: health care and education.
Online education startup Coursera just raised an additional $20 million in funding, bringing its mammoth series B round to $63 million.
Coursera uses data on clicks and response to emails to see how engagement with course content changes, co-founder Andrew Ng said at an IBM event today.
Queen Rania Al Abdullah has taken a personal interest in the MOOc trend. She believes it will benefit minority groups in the Arab World, especially young women.
It’s never been a better time to pick up programming.
The fast-growing online education provider has partnered with 100 academic institutions. It now offers 500 courses and works with 5 million students around the world.
Desire2Learn does not want to miss out on the massive open online course trend, often referred to by insiders as ”MOOCs.”
Coursera today announced that it is partnering with NetEase, a China-based Internet company to extend its courses to millions of people in the region.