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Edtech firms offer free access to their courses amid Coronavirus crisis

Online learning giant Coursera said it was going to provide every impacted university in the world free access to its course catalogue through 'Coursera for Campus' beginning Thursday until July 31

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Coursera, founded by Stanford Professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, has 48 million registered learners worldwide and offers courses, specialisations, degrees, and certificate programmes online.

Neha AlawadhiSamreen Ahmad New Delhi/Bengaluru
Online education companies in India and globally are offering their paid programmmes to students — whether in school or pursuing higher education — free of cost because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beginning Thursday, online learning giant Coursera said it is going to provide every impacted university in the world free access to its course catalogue through ‘Coursera for Campus’ until July 31.

“We’re going to make ‘Coursera for Campus’ offering freely available to any college or university in the world that is impacted by coronavirus, in the hope that they can rapidly allow students to start learning and ensure we

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First Published: Mar 12 2020 | 8:27 PM IST

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