Regina Saphier: My dream: A “Self Driving” learning journey

Regina Saphier: My dream: A “Self Driving” learning journey   I love Coursera, even when I am focusing on other activities, like advising startups and watching Udacity’s lean startup course with Steve Blank, because it is the embodiment of something I have been waiting for. I started my Coursera blog last year specifically about my unique experiences … Continue reading

Regina Saphier: My Coursera Manifesto

Regina Saphier: My Coursera Manifesto My Coursera Manifesto How the death of open-Internet activist Aaron Swartz, the viral Warren video, Coursera and you demanding the best courses relate to each other, and how your Coursera experience is a political statement. Thank you Carol E. for confirming my opinion (that I posted on Saturday via my … Continue reading

Regina Saphier: Gross National Income… “developing” and “developed” countries… and Coursera.

Regina Saphier: Gross National Income… “developing” and “developed” countries… and Coursera. I have been asked about the challenges that Coursera-like MOOC models face in Developing Countries. In fact thank you for the interesting questions that you send me via e-mail (each time from international readers I have never met and I have never spoken to, … Continue reading

Regina Saphier: What “The Digital Skeptic” forgot to mention

Regina Saphier: What “The Digital Skeptic” forgot to mention He says among other things (in his article “The Digital Skeptic: Online Education Fails Economics“): “Like other hip, free Web brands, the service has passionate advocates. “Coursera is the change I have been waiting for in online higher education for 10 years,” a Columbia University grad … Continue reading

My Alma Mater, Columbia University is joining Coursera!

Just got the news, that in accordance with my expectations, Columbia University (my alma mater) is joining Coursera, among many other wonderful and wold class universities. I hope that Columbia is going to offer many more courses soon, because right now the two offer options are rather minimal… A letter from Coursera today announced: “… … Continue reading

My NEW Coursera Blog

“As Courserians, we should act as if having dinner in a fine all you can eat running sushi restaurant… Eat what you like. Do not eat, what you do not like.” This is my line from a Coursera facebook group discussion (started and moderated by me under Gamification). I am going to write about my … Continue reading