Coursera: The new face of higher education? [Video]

Summary:Kirsten Winkler and I interviewed the founders of Coursera late last week; the two hd

Coursera, the brainchild startup of two Stanford professors who found great success with free online classes last year, just secured a $16 million round of funding. Kirsten Winkler and I had a chance to talk with them late last week and their insights on free education, online learning, and the use of data to drive teaching and business are well worth sharing. Check out the interview below:

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Christopher Dawson grew up in Seattle, back in the days of pre-antitrust Microsoft, coffeeshops owned by something other than Starbucks, and really loud, inarticulate music. He escaped to the right coast in the early 90's and received a degree in Information Systems from Johns Hopkins University. While there, he began a career in health a... Full Bio

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