Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer free online courses for anyone to take. Their technology enables the best professors to teach tens or hundreds of thousands of students. It is their goal to provide widespread access to the world-class education that has so far been available only to a select few.
When you take one of their classes, you will watch lectures taught by world-class professors, learn at your own pace, test your knowledge, and reinforce concepts through interactive exercises. Everyone knows that time is valuable and that we all have many other commitments, so courses are designed to help you master new concepts quickly and effectively. Courses are offered in a variety of subjects, such as the Humanities, Medicine, Biology, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Business, Computer Science, and many others.
With an impossibly busy schedule being so common, we can see how it would be beneficial to use Coursera if you’re looking to build your resume or brush up on some concepts to improve your career. Would you use Coursera? Tell us why or why not in the comments below or on Facebook & Twitter!