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MOOCs on the Move: How Coursera Is Disrupting the Traditional Classroom

November 7th, 2012

Episode 52 of 698 episodes

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are shaking up traditional models of education. Among the most active providers of them today is Coursera, a start-up that presents some 200 courses to 1.5 million students in collaboration with 33 educational institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania. But how does Coursera deal with challenges such as scaling up the venture, increasing student retention rates and monetizing free content? [email protected] talked with Daphne Koller, co-founder of Coursera, during her recent visit to campus.

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