How Does Coursera Work?

Coursera is an online learning platform providing courses on various subjects from universities and well-known companies around the world. There are over 2500 courses on the platform, catering for undergraduate and graduate-level students. Platforms like Coursera, and more accurately the courses they offer, are often referred to by the acronym MOOCs – Mass Open Online […]

Are Coursera Courses Accredited?

 There seems to be quite a bit of ambiguity surrounding courses taught on platforms such as Coursera.  The confusion seems to stem from whether the courses are accredited by the universities that proved them. Whether an individual course is accredited or offers credit towards a degree, depends on the course and the university. All the universities that […]

12 Reasons Why Online Courses Are A Good Idea

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I often receive emails from readers asking whether I think online courses are worth it.For many careers, online courses cannot replace traditional college or university qualifications. However, the positives of taking an online course far outweigh the negatives. Taking an online course is an opportunity to learn something new or supplement existing knowledge.So, if you’re […]

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