Coursera turns 7 – Celebrate seven years of learning
The largest platform for online learning, Coursera, turns 7 this month. Founded in April 2012, this organization has come a long way! We are very proud to be one of their many associates. This article looks at the stats of this incredible website and some of the top courses and specializations.
Those who already know about Coursera must already be knowing a lot, but if you are new to it, consider reading this post in full!
Coursera Stats as of April 2019
Following are the staggering numbers for the biggest platform for online learning:
- 40 million learners from the globe
- 4.8 million people have earned a course certificate on Coursera
- 83% of people saw great results for their careers after learning from the content on Coursera
- 72% of the Coursera Learners say they have become very confident after undertaking coursera content
- 3000+ Courses, 100s of Specializations and more than 15 degrees, all 100% online
- Collaborations with top companies, Universities, Colleges and Organisations
Apart from the above key numbers, there are many more stats to list, i would rather want you to learn about them on your own Over here
Most Popular Coursera Courses
All of the content on Cousera comes from top resources, hence, the quality of the content is always 100%. Since we are celebrating 7 years of Coursera, we have made this list of most popular and best selling Coursera courses and Specializations:
AI For Everyone
This course comes from Deeplearning.ai, here are the stats: Rating: 4.8/5 after 2135 ratings|Launched in: 2019 |View here
The Science of Well Being
This course comes from Yale University, its one of the highest rated and most popular courses on Coursera till date!
Rating: 4.9/5 after 1751 ratings|Launched in: 2018 |View here
Deep Learning Specialization
This is one of the best top specializations on Coursera, comes from deeplearning.ai, the co-founder of Coursera Andrew NG is the instructor along with other top industry experts!
Rating: 4.9/5 |Launched in: 2017 |View here
Functional Programming in Scala Specialization
This was launched in 2016 by EPFL and is a 5 course Specialization. You must look at it if you have intermediate knowledge of the subject!
Rating: 4.6/5 |Launched in: 2016 |View here
To see the dedicated page containing all the top specializations and courses on Coursera, please visit this page
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