Coursera Expands to 16 Universities, 3 Int'l.
From the Coursera Blog:
"We are THRILLED to announce that 12 universities—including three international institutions—will be joining Princeton University, Stanford University, University of Michigan, and University of Pennsylvania in offering classes on Coursera.
On Coursera, you will now be able to access world-class courses from:
· California Institute of Technology
· Duke University
· École Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
· Georgia Institute of Technology
· Johns Hopkins University
· Princeton University
· Rice University
· Stanford University
· University of California, San Francisco
· University of Edinburgh
· University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
· University of Michigan
· University of Pennsylvania
· University of Toronto
· University of Virginia
· University of Washington
You’ll be able to choose from more than 100 courses, from Professor Dan Ariely’s course on irrational behavior, to learning how to program in Scala (taught from the creator of Scala, Professor Martin Odersky from EPFL), to the legendary UVA course “How Things Work” with Professor Louis Bloomfield. You can check out the most current course list here — keep in mind you can enroll in a class even if the start date is TBA.
To date, 700,000 students from 190 countries have participated in classes on Coursera, with more than 1.55 million course enrollments total!"