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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Coursera Partners With Tech, Financial Firms for Online Classes

Douglas Belkin reported at The Wall Street Journal.
"One of the largest providers of massive open online courses is teaming up with several major financial and technology companies to offer new classes this fall, the latest sign MOOC providers are scaling back their ambitions to upend the world of academia to make a profit.

"Coursera’s new offerings are sponsored—and partially designed by—several major financial and technology corporations. Instead of the Great Books, they focus on skills training and professional development. ..."

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