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Diverse Representation: Learner Impacts and Strategies in Online Courses

Diverse Representation: Learner Impacts and Strategies in Online Courses

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By: Ji Su Lee and Eli Fogle, Coursera Teaching and Learning team Many learners are new to online learning. It can be an isolating environment without the in-person opportunities to connect with the instructor and other learners.  Creating an environment where learners can succeed includes many factors, and key among them is for students to…
Live2Coursera: Coming Soon as a Zoom App

Live2Coursera: Coming Soon as a Zoom App

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By Shravan Goli, Chief Product Officer, Coursera  In August, we launched Live2Coursera to help instructors quickly move online by integrating Zoom lectures into their private courses and content libraries on Coursera. While this helped address the initial challenge of transitioning instruction online, internet connectivity and access to devices still impede learning for many students.  Today,…
Introducing Live2Coursera: scaling live online teaching to reach every learner

Introducing Live2Coursera: scaling live online teaching to reach every learner

By Shravan Goli, Chief Product Officer The pandemic has ignited an unprecedented shift in higher education. This past spring, 1.6 billion students worldwide were learning from home, and today more than a billion students are still impacted by campus closures. Colleges and universities continue to grapple with the impact of COVID-19 and what the transition…
A Quick-Start Guide to Teaching from Home by Andrew Ng

A Quick-Start Guide to Teaching from Home by Andrew Ng

A guide for educators to transition from teaching in the classroom to teaching online with minimal planning and effort. Recent events have accelerated digital transformation in higher education, requiring educators to quickly shift from teaching live in classrooms to teaching online in their living rooms in the span of weeks. Redesigning an in-person class into…
2020 Coursera Virtual Conference: Reflections and Resources

2020 Coursera Virtual Conference: Reflections and Resources

By the Coursera Conference Team The Coursera Conference is an opportunity for our global community to engage around innovative teaching and learning experiences. This year, after careful consideration for the growing concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the Coursera Conference transitioned from a two day, in-person event to a free, fully virtual experience focused on…
Coursera White Paper Details the Pedagogy Underlying Guided Projects on Coursera

Coursera White Paper Details the Pedagogy Underlying Guided Projects on Coursera

Hands-on Projects that Approach the Effectiveness of Tutoring Sessions By Adam Hodges, Ph.D. Educators have long faced the fundamental challenge of how to provide the instructional equivalent of one-to-one tutoring to large groups of learners. In a seminal paper, Benjamin Bloom (1984) demonstrated that learners involved in individual or small-group tutoring performed two standard deviations…
Moving online: What you can implement now

Moving online: What you can implement now

Photo taken from the iMBA program from the University of Illinois, hosted on Coursera By Linlin Xia and Alexandra Urban, Teaching & Learning Team, Coursera Online, live sessions provide effective synchronous learning opportunities and create a space to engage with your students while remote. In particular, live events are optimal for: Mastering content that requires…
New for partners: Redesigned course authoring and admin tools

New for partners: Redesigned course authoring and admin tools

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By Jennifer Wolochow, Senior Product Manager at Coursera Coursera is committed to helping our 200+ university and industry partners create transformational learning experiences. Authoring and managing courses is a vital aspect to our platform, and the tools to do so are used by thousands of partners on a weekly, if not daily, basis. That’s why…
How to Integrate Mastery Learning into Course Design

How to Integrate Mastery Learning into Course Design

by Adam Hodges, Ph.D., Sr. Teaching & Learning Specialist A fundamental challenge for course design is how to improve learner performance on educational outcomes. The key to doing this in online education is to maximize the mastery learning principles built into the Coursera platform.  The traditional model of education revolves around a fixed time frame…
How to Design Lessons Based on Current Research

How to Design Lessons Based on Current Research

Written by Younes Bensouda Mourri & Adam Hodges We live in a time of rapidly accelerating advancements in technology. This can be seen in the field of machine translation which, over the course of a few years, has gone from rule-based translation techniques to neural network techniques to the most recent approach known as the…

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