Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Coursera Blog • Welcome Fudan University (复旦大学) to Coursera!

From the Coursera Blog

Please join us in welcoming Fudan University as Coursera’s 108th partner! A highly competitive institution located in Shanghai, Fudan is one of China’s leading research universities with more than 2,678 full-time professors and researchers and attracting 35,000 on-campus students. Fudan University is excited to open its doors to Chinese-speaking students in its home country and around the world who can benefit from access to their world class education.
Tapping into its prestigious faculty, Fudan will offer a range of courses beginning with “Big Data and Information Dissemination” taught by Professor Cheng Shian in Fudan’s School of Journalism. This course will explore the science of communication using data analytics to study the dynamics of online communities.
Fudan, in joining three other university partners offering courses in Chinese on Coursera, will have a great impact on our continuing efforts to expand accessibility in China. In addition to our partnerships with universities, we are also working with several other companies and organizations in China to improve online access by translating and distributing Coursera’s most popular courses.
Fudan University has a wealth of learning opportunities to offer, and it is an honor to help them bring their expertise to the Coursera platform!

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