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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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4 years, 5 months ago
The videos were great as were the discussion forums and instructor interaction. It was great seeing what entry level programmers are taught ... more
6 years, 8 months ago
Definitely one of the best courses out there. It is taught by world-renowned professors. The quality of the lectures is perfect. There are s... more
7 years, 2 months ago
As was already said on this site, this course is a great follow-up to the Machine Learning by Andrew Ng. The material is more advanced (spec... more
7 years ago
The instructors do an excellent job of walking through the concepts meticulously and making relevant work assignments. My life got too busy ... more
7 years, 8 months ago
Prior experience in the field: Some basic reading on algorithms/data structures. Like: Covered many interesting topics, although most involv... more
4 years, 1 month ago
Finally, the course with practical material. The previous 2 courses in the specialization was more or less interesting, but mostly I conside... more
4 years, 2 months ago
This course offers you a really basic but, well taught, Introduction to Probability and Data and is probably one of the best materials avail... more
7 years, 5 months ago
great. It really was. ONe of the best courses I've taken online in a while. So there is nothing to complain about, really. Some background o... more
7 years, 2 months ago
I am a DevOps professional from Belgium with +20 years of experience. I thought the course material was very well structured, and the quanti... more
7 years ago
I agree with the first reviewer that pointed out how much work the professor put into this course before it started. He wrote up a guide, se... more
4 years, 8 months ago
The videos are short and clear. The exercises and assignments are time-consuming and very challenging without any prior experience. After a ... more
6 years, 7 months ago
Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 2 picks up where part 1 left off. Several of the algorithms and discussions in Part 2 refer back to co... more
4 years ago
As usual, University of Alberta outdone themselves. This was the last course in the series I have taken, and I'm sad the story is over. I ho... more
6 years, 1 month ago
Interesting but also VERY basic introduction to global trends. Freshman level content as compared to the IESE Globalization course (see my o... more