January 27, 2020

Using Data to Power Education


  • Using machine learning and data science to power online learning.
“We envision a world where anyone anywhere can access life transforming learning opportunities.”

Coursera is the largest online learning platform for higher education, reaching millions of learners all over the world and in every country except North Korea. Chief Data Scientist Emily Glassberg Sands discusses how her team at Coursera turns the challenges of operating at scale into opportunities by leveraging the power of data.

Through machine learning and data analytics, Emily’s team helps learners successfully navigate the Coursera platform from discovery of relevant course content to personalized targeted interventions throughout challenging coursework.

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