What is Coursera?
It is the oldest and most widely known online education provider founded back in 2012. Currently, the provider offers more than 3,500 online courses for diverse disciplines. It also has specializations, i.e., courses comprising several related disciplines for one profession, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the leading universities such as the University of Michigan, Arizona State University, and others.
The majority of courses are developed by the recognized professors and specialists occupying top positions in such industry leaders as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and others.
The major plus of the provider is that you can complete almost any course free of charge. However, if you want to obtain a certification, you need to pay from $30 to $100.
The provider proposes courses on diverse topics and disciplines, the most popular being machine learning, cloud computing, humanities, health, and others.