Students in Duke’s Data Analysis and Statistical Inference MOOC

The Data Analysis and Statistical Inference Coursera MOOC is huge! There are over 85,000 students in the class from all over the world. The majority of people are participating in the course because it teaches useful skills. Read more to learn why students take the course, how the course design and resources help students learn, and read many student reactions.


IntroAstro: an intense experience

Introduction to Astronomy (“IntroAstro”) was one of Duke’s first MOOCs delivered on the Coursera platform. Launched in November 2012, this eight week journey through the universe offered by Dr. Ronen Plesser was based …

Saying goodbye to IntroAstro

Last week marked the conclusion of Duke’s third Coursera MOOC, Introduction to Astronomy, or “IntroAstro” as it was nicknamed by Dr. Ronen Plesser. Over 60,000 students registered for this eight …