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Applying to a university degree program during COVID-19 just got easier

Applying to a university degree program during COVID-19 just got easier

As students across the globe continue to see their learning plans significantly disrupted, our university partners are modifying admissions requirements to make it easier to apply for degree programs on Coursera. We recognize that many of our applicants may be experiencing uncertainty about their futures, and earning a high-quality and affordable degree from a world-class…
Coursera Appoints ACE President Ted Mitchell to Board of Directors

Coursera Appoints ACE President Ted Mitchell to Board of Directors

Today, we proudly welcome Ted Mitchell, a leading voice in higher education and former federal policymaker, as a director on the Coursera board. Ted currently serves as president of the American Council on Education (ACE), the country’s largest higher education association, whose mission is to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice. Previously,…
How Wesley went from Part-Time Cook to Full-Time IT Support Technician

How Wesley went from Part-Time Cook to Full-Time IT Support Technician

My name is Wesley Mercado, and I live in Los Angeles, California. Before completing the Google IT Support Professional Certificate on the Coursera platform, I had no prior experience in IT Support. Now, I work as an IT Support Technician at a healthcare call center in Beverly Hills. I did not grow up as a…
Johns Hopkins trains 22,000 contact tracers on Coursera in the first week

Johns Hopkins trains 22,000 contact tracers on Coursera in the first week

By Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO Coursera On May 11, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health launched a free course on Coursera, COVID-19 Contact Tracing, to help states expand their contact tracing capacity by training thousands of contact tracers. This is a crucial step in meeting their recommendation for more than 100,000 additional contact tracers…
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…
See how Rayan found a new career path in digital marketing

See how Rayan found a new career path in digital marketing

Meet Rayan, a 26-year-old marketing analyst from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In this post, he discusses his journey to a successful digital marketing career, and how his commitment to learning new skills on Coursera helped make it possible. Ready for a change After completing my Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics in 2016, I stayed unemployed for two…
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 Partners with ATP To Help Players Learn New Skills During Tour Suspension And Beyond

Coursera Partners with ATP To Help Players Learn New Skills During Tour Suspension And...

By Kim Caldbeck, Chief Marketing Officer, Coursera   As sporting events around the world remain suspended due to COVID-19, athletes everywhere are on a forced break from their playing commitments. During this disruption, the hard-working players, who bring so much joy and inspiration to our lives, can benefit from a flexible way to explore new interests…
Helping Companies Respond to Employee Well-Being and Digital Readiness during COVID-19

Helping Companies Respond to Employee Well-Being and Digital Readiness during COVID-19

By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer, Coursera The spread of COVID-19 has profoundly affected the way companies operate. In a matter of days, organizations around the world transitioned millions of employees to remote working to keep their communities safe. How businesses respond during this crisis will have a lasting impact on employee engagement, productivity, and…
How to help your college access Coursera for free during COVID-19

How to help your college access Coursera for free during COVID-19

Bring Coursera for Campus to your college or university by having a professor, department head, or university leader sign up by July 31, 2020. As of early April, colleges and universities are closed in more than 175 countries, and more than 220 million college students have had their studies ended or disrupted by the COVID-19…

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