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