[Editor's note: This post previously referred inaccurately to the University of London as the first "British" for Coursera. It is the first English partner, but the first in Britain.]
- The University of London is set to become the first university in England to offer MOOCs on Coursera with four International Programmes courses.
- The courses include "Creative Computing for Digital Media & Mobile Apps," "Malicious Software and its Underground Economy: Two Sides to Every Story," "English Common Law: Structure and Principles" and "The Camera Never Lies," all of which launch throughout June.
- The courses will each last six weeks and were developed by U. of London International Programmes with help from course teams at the school's other colleges.
From the article:
... "Both Coursera and the University of London share a common mission based around access," said University of London Vice-Chancellor Adrian Smith, in a prepared statement. By combining our experience, which is essentially delivering distance and flexible education since 1858, with Coursera's innovative technology, it provides us with the scope to explore for even greater access to life-long learning." ...