Tag Archives: Daphne Koller

Coursera: The pivot to corporate learning becomes clear

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) Last week I had a post in the Chronicle titled “MOOCs Are Dead. Long Live Online Higher Education.” triggered by the departure of Daphne Koller from her day-to-day role at Coursera. Mr. Ng left Coursera in … Continue reading

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Coursera shifts focus from ‘impact on learners’ to ‘reach of universities’

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) Richard Levin, the new CEO of Coursera, is getting quite clear about the new goals for the company. At first glance the changes might seem semantic in nature, but I believe the semantics are revealing. Consider this … Continue reading

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Where xMOOCs and Adaptive Analytics Both Fail (For Now)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) No, this isn’t just an attempt to cram as many sexy keywords into one post title as possible. xMOOCs and adaptive analytics share an ambition: They both are at least partially motivated by a desire … Continue reading

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Is Coursera Facebook, Amazon, or Pets.com?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1092) Before I get started, let me just say that Phil can vouch for the fact that I had already planned to use “Pets.com” in the title of this post before MIT Technology Review used it in … Continue reading

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