Coursera on Androids

Coursera on Androids

Coursera finally published an Android app last week to the Google Play Store. I’ve been waiting for this day pretty much since I started Coursera, and the app successfully addresses my number one need: watching lectures offline. Below is the quick list of my personal Pros and Cons followed by some screenshots: Pros: Easy to … Continue reading

Vanderbilt: Leading Strategic Innovation in Organizations

Vanderbilt: Leading Strategic Innovation in Organizations

Overall Course Rating:  8/10 Completion Date: August 19, 2013 Platform: Coursera —— Lectures —— David A. Owens gives fantastic lectures that keep you engaged and interested throughout the course. Unlike other courses I have taken, I watched these lectures with a partner, and we couldn’t help but stop between videos and engage in great creative … Continue reading

UVA: Foundations of Business Strategy

UVA: Foundations of Business Strategy

Overall Course Rating:  5/10 Completion Date: April 25, 2013 Platform: Coursera —— Lectures —— Michael Lenox of UVA’s Darden School of Business puts together a very basic business strategy course for students who have no experience in the field at all. The lectures are clear, succinct, short, but lack depth. But I believe that was … Continue reading

Caltech: Principles of Economics for Scientists

Caltech: Principles of Economics for Scientists

Overall Course Rating:  6/10 Completion Date: September 9, 2013 Platform: Coursera —— Lectures —— Antonio Rangel definitely teaches one of the most math-heavy introductory economics classes I’ve ever experienced. The lecture material covers the typical first-year microeconomics topics, but Rangel does not shy away from diving into the nitty-gritty calculations and reasoning. I loved Rangel’s … Continue reading

Stanford: Introduction to Databases

Stanford: Introduction to Databases

Overall Course Rating:  10/10 Completion Date: April 1, 2013 Platform: Stanford Class2Go —— Lectures —— Jennifer Widom is a phenomenal MOOC teacher. She is able to condense a very complex subject matter into succinct videos including detailed examples. If you have never worked with databases or tables before, then it may be a bit difficult … Continue reading