Educational Technology

October 13, 2012

What if anyone around the world could learn from the best instructors, for free?

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:38 am

by CAROLINE ALPHONSO, The Globe and Mail

Daphne Koller is dramatically transforming the face of higher education, and she’s doing it through technology. Dr. Koller, a professor at Stanford University, is also the co-founder of Coursera, a major U.S. initiative that offers open online courses for free to anyone in the world, from some of the best instructors in top institutions. The program has about 1.25-million enrolments, proof that students want more out of their university education than simply attending lectures.

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