February 21, 2013 | by Storer H. Rowley
EVANSTON, Ill. --- In its newest entry into online education, Northwestern University has signed an agreement with Coursera to provide selected Northwestern courses to global students through Coursera’s digital platform for massive open online courses, or MOOCs.
The University and Coursera announced Wednesday (Feb. 20) that they will be partners in the latest group of 29 international and U.S. institutions to work with Coursera to make some of their courses available to anyone, anywhere, for free.
Coursera announced agreements with Northwestern and 28 other universities from 13 countries to bring more than 90 new courses online and available globally to any interested lifelong learner. The new group of universities -- including members from across America and from Mexico, Europe and Asia -- joins the 33 other institutions currently offering courses on Coursera. For a list of all partners, visit Coursera.
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