Tuesday, November 29, 2016

1M+ Mexican students registered in Coursera

In October 15, Giovanni Dubois, Head of Iberoamerica Partnership at Coursera, along with Dr. Francisco Cervantes UNAM Open and Distance Education Coordinator and other professors and students who are involved in MOOCs at UNAM talked about perspectives, realities and expectations of the Coursera in Mexico.

In the following video, Mr. Dubois shares an update about Coursera and how students from Mexico and UNAM are taking advantage of MOOCs (the video is in Spanish but you can read a summary in English below).

Coursera’s Vision
We envision a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life by accessing the world’s best learning experience.

Coursera Goals

· To reach 300M+ professionals registered in LinkedIn

· To reach 1.4 billion High School graduates with Internet access

· To expand partnerships with educational institutions to increase courses in Spanish

· To link students’ professional needs with high quality courses

· To improve assessments

· To add students’ learned skills in their profile in order to increase visibility for recruiters

· To improve students’ ability to take notes directly in the platform