Coursera adds 12 more prestigious universities – free online education grows

As we wrote back in April, there’s no doubt that the Internet is revolutionizing education, as more and more companies continue to emerge and alter the way we learn 영어 성경 듣기 다운로드. We’ve kept a close eye on edX, Khan Academy, Academic Earth, P2PU, Skillshare and Codecademy, and rounding out that list is Coursera, one of the youngest of the bunch, which recently raised $16 million to launch with 37 undergraduate and graduate-level courses 문명 6 몰려드는 폭풍 다운로드.

Now, since starting off with the likes of Princeton and Stanford, Coursera is announcing 12 new university partnerships, $3.7M in equity investments from Caltech, Penn and existing investors, and a total of 1.5M student users from 190 different countries 다운로드.

More specifically, here’s a list of the company’s 12 new partnering universities, following Coursera’s original four launch partners (Stanford, Princeton, University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania):

  • Georgia Tech
  • Duke University
  • University of Washington
  • Caltech
  • Rice University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Toronto
  • EPFL – Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Johns Hopkins University (School of Public Health)
  • UCSF
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Virginia

 

If you’re interested, these courses are free and here’s a list of all the new classes available:

The Next Web – Education startup Coursera partners with 12 new universities, raises $3.7M and hits 1.6M enrollments

 

 

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"You don't own me, I pay your salary" – Rice professor Douglas Brinkley argues with Congressman Don Young

Friday, while testifying about his passion — protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from drilling, Dr. Brinkley met a strong critic on the House Resources Committee 다운로드.

Chairman Don Young, a congressman from Alaska, called Dr. Brinkley “Dr. Rice” and used the word “garbage” to describe part of Dr 다운로드. Brinkley’s testimony. The professor responded saying, “It’s Doctor Brinkley. Rice is a university. I know you went to Yuba College and didn’t graduate.”

Young, who is visibly angry in the video of the exchange, shouted back, “I’ll call you anything I want to call you when you’re in that chair 다운로드. You just be quiet.”

Brinkley, of course, didn’t take those comments lightly or back off.

“You don’t own me,” the professor said 슈퍼 페이퍼 마리오 다운로드. “I pay your salary. I work for the private sector and you work for the taxpayer.”

From KHOU and Chron

If you’re interested in the full back-story the MinnPost has a good write-up 필폰트 다운로드.

“You don’t own me, I pay your salary” – Rice professor Douglas Brinkley argues with Congressman Don Young

Friday, while testifying about his passion — protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from drilling, Dr. Brinkley met a strong critic on the House Resources Committee 토탈워 워해머2 다운로드.

Chairman Don Young, a congressman from Alaska, called Dr. Brinkley “Dr. Rice” and used the word “garbage” to describe part of Dr 다운로드. Brinkley’s testimony. The professor responded saying, “It’s Doctor Brinkley. Rice is a university. I know you went to Yuba College and didn’t graduate.”

Young, who is visibly angry in the video of the exchange, shouted back, “I’ll call you anything I want to call you when you’re in that chair 역도요정 김복주 3화 다운로드. You just be quiet.”

Brinkley, of course, didn’t take those comments lightly or back off.

“You don’t own me,” the professor said 다운로드. “I pay your salary. I work for the private sector and you work for the taxpayer.”

From KHOU and Chron

If you’re interested in the full back-story the MinnPost has a good write-up 다운로드.

Jerry Rice Jr. at UCLA

Sean Ceglinsky over at CBS Sports wrote an interesting article on UCLA’s receiver of the future, Jerry Rice Jr photoshop cs.

The son of hall of famer, Jerry Rice, who is widely considered the best receiver of all time, faces many of the same obstacles as his dad.

He is small, 5-foot-10, 185-pounds, and underrated which means he will have to overcome by sure willpower 솔라리스 패치 다운로드.

[testimonial]”Every time I get a chance, I try to make a play, that’s the way I was raised,” Rice Jr. said. “I’m out there competing, all of us receivers here at UCLA are pushing each other and we’re getting better as a group 셔터스톡 이미지 다운로드. Anything can happen in this game, so I’m always ready to play. My goal is to keep my head up and keep grinding. My time will come if I keep working hard.”[/testimonial]

That time may be a ways off considering there are 7 receivers ahead of him 다운로드.

UCLA has always been at the top of the class in recruiting talented wide receivers. This year is no different with 3 returning seniors, 2 juniors, and 2 sophomores, including Shaquelle Evans, a top prospect transferring to UCLA 워드 렌즈 다운로드.

Still, he has skills.

[testimonial]”Come on Jerry, make a play,” Neuheisel shouts toward the underclassman.

He uses a quick stutter step at the line of scrimmage to create some much-needed separation from the cornerback 인텔리스튜디오 다운로드. A head-and-shoulders fake freezes the linebacker at the second level. An uncanny burst of speed follows as he blows by the safety. Seconds later, Rice Jr 다운로드. is in the end zone, snatching the pass out of mid-air while keeping both feet in bounds for a touchdown.[/testimonial]

If you read the full article, Jerry Rice Jr 다운로드. is intent on carving his own path at UCLA, you get the sense that Junior is a superstar waiting to happen.

Here’s to hoping for him to have a stellar career at UCLA 1km 어플 다운로드!