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Daphne Koller: "The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone"

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus 203 Butler Library

Daphne Koller, Stanford University professor and co-founder of massively open online course (MOOC) platform Coursera, will discuss how the advent of MOOCs is transforming higher education. Sree Sreenivasan, Columbias Chief Digital Officer, will introduce the talk. The event is free and open to members of the Columbia community with a valid University ID.

Kollers talk, The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone, will discuss how the advent of MOOCs is transforming higher education. She will report on Coursera's far-reaching experiment in education, including some examples and preliminary analytics. She will also discuss how this model can support an improved learning experience for on-campus students, via blended learning, and provide unprecedented access to education to millions of students around the world.