Press release of videoconference with Coursera for Campus representatives

On June 17, 2020, a videoconference was held with the participation of Academician Ye.A. Buketov Karaganda State University management and Coursera for Campus representatives, namely Shubhangi Sood, University Collaboration Consultant, and Eklavya Bhave, Regional Sales Director. The videoconference main subject was the discussion of further cooperation of Academician Ye.A. Buketov Karaganda State University with Coursera for Campus. Academician Ye.A. Buketov Karaganda State University has been participating in the Coursera for Campus program since 02.04.2020. The program, under which the University received 500 licenses for training on the platform free of charge and access to 3800 of the best world courses, will last until 31.07.2020. During the period of this program, 357 students and teachers of the University underwent training and 285 trainees received certificates; the rest still continue their studies.
The representatives of Coursera for Campus announced the program main details, its goals and advantages during the videoconference. The Coursera for Campus program allows not only taking training, but also allows teachers to create their own courses on the platform and integrate them with classroom activities. As part of the Coursera for Campus program, the University also receives practical recommendations and instructions on how to integrate the platform courses into the university’s educational programs.
Deans of the faculties expressed interest in collaborating with the Coursera for Campus program and discussed the possibility of using the platform courses in the implementation of the university’s educational programs