coursera Personal Development

Well, today I just want to write a short post about the website with a lot of free online learning courses from various prestigious universities (83 at the moment) all over the world that I recently discovered. It’s called Coursera.  And although it has been around for a while, not too many people seem to know about it.

It has got free courses of all levels- from beginners to professionals in Sciences, Arts, Social Sciences, Nutrition, Health, Education, Law, Mathematics, Computer Science, Music, Film and Audio and many more. Specializations or mini-degrees are also now available in Business Foundations, Foundations of Teaching for Learning, Neuroscience, Career Readiness and Digital Marketing at a very reasonable price, compared to their offline equivalents.

Some courses have a start date and deadlines for submitting assignments in case you want to receive a certification upon completion. Other are on-demand, which means you can start it any time and take as much time as you want to study the material.

So, it’s a pretty cool resource for anyone with a busy schedule wanting to start a new career, hobby, develop a deeper understanding of a certain subject or simply improve the language skills. Courses are available in a few different languages and most of them have English and foreign subtitles.

Did I mention high-quality online lectures, lecture slides and notes, interactive quizzes and online study groups?

They have recently made it even more user-friendly by creating a phone app, which means you can get some learning done every time you have couple of spare minutes.

So, I thought that was pretty cool and more people should know about it!

Happy learning!


Marina

My name is Marina and this is my blog about my journey as a Mother of three daughters, Holistic Health Practitioner and just an Explorer searching for answers. I am really passionate about empowering people by sharing my insights and findings, as well as guiding people to discovering their inner wisdom and finding the answers to their biggest questions within themselves.

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