- The New York Times reports that Coursera will announce more than a hundred new online courses Tuesday from a dozen new schools internationally.
- The company previously offered Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from partners including the University of Michigan, Princeton University, Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania.
- New schools offering MOOCs with Coursera will include the California Institute of Technology; Duke University; the Georgia Institute of Technology; Johns Hopkins University; Rice University; the University of California, San Francisco; the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; the University of Washington; and the University of Virginia.
From the article:
As part of a seismic shift in online learning that is reshaping higher education, Coursera, a year-old company founded by two Stanford University computer scientists, will announce on Tuesday that a dozen major research universities are joining the venture. In the fall, Coursera will offer 100 or more free massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that are expected to draw millions of students and adult learners globally. ...