Coursera is an education company which partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer MOOCs for anyone to take, for free. It was started at Stanford University. It offers courses various disciplines such as engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science etc.
Coursera says that they believe in connecting people to a great education so that anyone around the world can learn without limits. Coursera aims to provide world class education for everyone than a few, to empower their living and social life.
[advt]According to Coursera, their learning platform is based on pedagogical foundations that aim to help students learn the materials in a quick and effective way. This design is inspired by the work of many researchers.
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At present, Coursera has over 9,500,000 enrollments from students representing 195 countries. There are 180,000 students in their most popular class.The students had voiced themselves in discussion threads for a total of 36,60,834 plus hours of learning across 395 courses.
The main courses offered by Coursera have been listed here. Coursera has over 70 Global partners in online Education and around 10 language partners.