“Vidya Academy + Coursera” scheme attracts 2817 enrollments!

Coursera is an American online learning platform founded in 2012 by Stanford professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller that offers massive open online courses (MOOC), specializations, and degrees. To help minimize the impact of the Corona virus (COVID-19) outbreak on students, Coursera launched a global effort to assist universities and colleges to deliver course-ware online at no cost to any university impacted by COVID-19. Through this scheme, a student can access 3,800 courses and 400 specializations offered by Coursera.

To make available this opportunity to faculty and students of Vidya, the College has been registered with Coursera under the leadership of Dr Sudha Balagopalan, Dean-Academics with assistance from Mr Ravishankar S (AP, CSE Dept). The scheme has become massively popular among the students and faculty of the College. As per the usage report provided by Coursera, as on 4 May 2020, the scheme has attracted a total of 2817 enrollments.

Read an earlier report here: Vidya Academy + Coursera 

Usage report

Here is a summary of the usage report provided by Coursera as on 4 May 2020.

Total enrollments 2817
Total unique learners 1065
Learners who have enrolled in at least one course 1065
Current members 1241
Removed members 1
Total unique courses 492
Total course completions 915
Total verified course completions 915
Total unique course completers 405
Total estimated hours spent 6352
Learners who have completed 50% of a course 414
Learners who have joined the program but have not enrolled in a course 167
Learners who have enrolled in a course but have not completed any course 660
Learners who have enrolled in 1 course 571
Learners who have completed 1 course 225
Learners who have enrolled in 2 courses 194
Learners who have completed 2 courses 63
Learners who have enrolled in more than 2 courses 300
Learners who have completed more than 2 courses 117