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Coursera online courses and MOOCs - student reviews

Coursera's online classes are designed to help students achieve mastery over course material. Some of the best professors in the world - like neurobiology professor and author Peggy Mason from the University of Chicago, and computer science professor and Folding@Home director Vijay Pande - will supplement your knowledge through video lectures. They will also provide challenging assessments, interactive exercises during each lesson, and the opportunity to use a mobile app to keep up with your coursework. Coursera also partners with the US State Department to create “learning hubs” around the world. Students can get internet access, take courses, and participate in weekly in-person study groups to make learning even more collaborative. Begin your journey into the mysteries of the human brain by taking courses in neuroscience. Learn how to navigate the data infrastructures that multinational corporations use when you discover the world of data analysis. Follow one of Coursera’s “Skill Tracks”. Or try any one of its more than 560 available courses to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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7 years, 9 months ago
This was one of my first courses on Coursera and it kind of spoiled me. The forums were constantly updated with new discussions. People were... more
7 years, 9 months ago
This was my first experience of Coursera and I thoroughly enjoyed every moment. I have done a few paid-for online courses and been very disa... more
5 years, 4 months ago
I recommend this course for everyone specially medical student to support their learning of the nervous system and its disorders, really it ... more
6 years, 8 months ago
Taught by an exceptionally warm instructor. Dr. Bic delivers a good solid and approachable overview of the field. Also notable for her mothe... more
7 years, 9 months ago
This was the first online course that I took and it really set the standard for the rest. Nick Parlante is a brilliant instructor whose enth... more
7 years, 2 months ago
Bob Sedgewick is pretty gifted in making very difficult ideas understandable. The programming assignments are spectacular. In one you get to... more
6 years, 7 months ago
This course had the potential to be really good. The subject is pretty interesting, the lecturers were pretty good at presenting it clearly ... more
6 years, 7 months ago
You may be like me, and have done some Mechanics in a first semester module/you may have encountered it just before university, and you may ... more
4 years, 4 months ago
I took this course in 16 days because i was prefamiliar with the topics . I was surprised at how much i enjoyed watching the videos and solv... more
5 years, 1 month ago
This is an excellent foundation course in Geology. Covers a very wide range of geology from planet formation, plate tectonics, formation of... more
7 years, 8 months ago
I graduated from 2 of the most prestigious universities in the US and over the years I've watched a few dozens online classes and I have to ... more
4 years, 7 months ago
I like this course a lot. It is much harder than course 1 of this coursera specialization which makes sense. It suprised me in a positive wa... more
6 years, 5 months ago
I said this in my review of Part II, but it applies equally well to Part I: For anyone who loves programming, this is a truly memorable cour... more
6 years, 1 month ago
This was the first MOOC I took, when it was not self-paced. Professor Widom is great, and the way it was organized showed me it was possible... more
7 years, 7 months ago
Wikipedia has a very short and humble article about the instructor: "He designed the Scala programming language and Generic Java". It was en... more
5 years, 2 months ago
By using a simple example, Professor Yael explains some complex concepts artfully.This made understanding and grasping the information easy ... more
6 years, 3 months ago
* My Prior Experience: I usually read about International Relations. * Evaluation activities: There are 10-question weekly quizzes and two p... more
4 years, 4 months ago
This course begins a six-part series on bioinformatics algorithms that works its way through the excellent textbook written by Professors Pe... more
6 years, 10 months ago
This course gets quite diverse reviews. Probably, some students had incorrectly estimated the difficulty and/or practical importance of the ... more