The new coursera online learning course site, formerly class-central, has posted a mission statement:

We are committed to making the best education in the world freely available to any person who seeks it. We envision people throughout the world, in both developed and developing countries, using our platform to get access to world-leading education that has so far been available only to a tiny few. We see them using this education to improve their lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they live in.

asked 19 Jan '12, 18:04

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edited 20 Jan '12, 04:38

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Just want to point out that class-central is completely separate from Coursera and still exists.
(19 Jan '12, 22:50) gregmchapman ♦ gregmchapman's gravatar image
Thanks for the update. The information on these relationships is very confusing.
(20 Jan '12, 12:00) egoots egoots's gravatar image

They didn't have a good start. Postponing all Jan classes to anytime in future.


answered 20 Jan '12, 22:18

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it's free, it's a startup, it is taught by the best in the field. What do you have to complain about?
(25 Jan '12, 11:31) sunrise sunrise's gravatar image
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