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Coursera taking the world by a storm

September 25,2012 by: admin

It has been a little over five months that two noted computer science professors from Stanford, Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, launched Coursera online. Within this short time frame, this for-profit program have seen an exponential growth. When this program was launched, there were only 4 major universities that partnered the venture, namely Stanford University, Michigan University, Penn University and Princeton University. By July, there were nearly 12 or more universities that partnered the program. Since then, there have been 17 more additions, with many more universities showing their interest. The inclusion of many more universities has also given rise … (more) September 25, 2012

Wipro Launches Unique Science Education Program Targeting U.S. School Teachers

September 06,2012 by: admin

This 12-month Fellowship program of Wipro for school teachers focuses on development of their competencies and to strengthen the leadership skills of the teachers. This would enable them to become agents of changes in their individual schools and districts. T.K. Kurien, executive director and CEO of IT business, Wipro pointed that United States has always been the cradle of innovation. He mentioned that this program is part of the efforts of Wipro to align with the educational goals of United States for creating an environment which could stimulate and nurture innovative spirit and scientific curiosity among youngsters. This 12-month Fellowship … (more) September 6, 2012