Universities Reshaping Education on the Web
Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng of Stanford are adding 12 universities to Coursera, the online education venture they founded.
By TAMAR LEWIN
Published: July 17, 2012
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.
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