In our country, the classroom scenario where teachers and students have handheld devices replacing blackboards and books may sound too modish, futuristic and seemingly unattainable; come to think of it, a few years back it may appear to be more of a movie scene than a reality. Thinking about it now, setting aside all doubts, this scene has actually come true and this time it is definitely for real.
I am not an ambassador of Coursera but I would like to spread the word about it. I’d been hearing about free online courses about a year ago but never found the time to look into it. While taking a breather from the 9-5 sked that a working mom had to deal with, I came across a magazine editorial that mentioned Coursera and the free online courses it offered.Continue reading …