Meet The New Data Analyst Nanodegree Program!

We’re very excited today to share details about new changes we’ve made to the Data Analyst Nanodegree program. Ready to make data science your future?

Fresh Picks for Fall: 16 New Courses and Specializations Launching on...

Start fresh this season with new career-relevant content added to the Coursera catalog, including courses and Specializations in areas like software design and architecture, deep learning, and innovation management. Every course is taught by leading instructors from the world’s top universities and leading global companies; Specializations are designed to build your mastery of a particular…

Rethinking Education for 21st Century Careers

by Lauren Cuzzaniti, Business Development at  Coursera College can be an incredibly valuable experience. At its best, college is a place that teaches you to work well with others, challenges you to think critically, and gives you the skills you need to embark on a career.  Unfortunately, not all college graduates have that experience.   And…

#LearnActImpact: Building skills and empathy to support assault victims

By taking courses on Coursera, Chris was able to improve his ability to support victims as a certified Sexual Assault Victim Advocate. Here’s Chris’ story: I’m currently living in the United Kingdom, finishing up an Executive MBA and serving in the United States Air Force. I also volunteer with the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention…

Positively Gritty: A Conversation with Dr. Angela Duckworth

Dr. Angela Duckworth is Founder and CEO of Character Lab and Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She co-teaches the Positive Psychology: Character, Grit, and Research Methods course, part of the Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization on Coursera. In 2013, she did a popular TED Talk that touched upon…

Tech Hype: Emerging Technologies are Our Future

The Commodore 64 was a magical device. When I was a kid, the “C64â€� was my initial experience with a computer. I typed papers for class (printing them out on a dot matrix printer), played a few rudimentary games (high tech back then!) and even managed to dabble a bit with programming. I was excited…