Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free — not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.
With Coursera, Daphne Koller and co-founder Andrew Ng are bringing courses from top colleges online, free, for anyone who wants to take them. Bio:
Coursera has been offering an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
“We envision a future where everyone has access to a world-class education. We aim to empower people with education that will improve their lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they live in.” – Coursera.org
“It’s simple. We want to help students learn better — and faster. That’s why we’ve designed our platform based on proven teaching methods verified by top researchers.” – Coursera.org