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Coursera for Campus Extends Free Plans, Adds Enhancements

Coursera has announced that it is continuing its offer of free courses for students and whole campuses, along with some enhanced functionality.

Free access to Coursera for Campus was announced in March, to help institutions of higher education transform their programs to online formats. Access to 3,800 courses offered in the Coursera catalog was expected to be accessible until the end of September. At that time, the company noted that it would continue providing “month-to-month extensions depending on prevailing risk assessments.” The campus structure was designed to help institutions supplement their own curricula with content taken from the Coursera collection. Faculty could publish their own lessons, courses, assessments and projects through the platform and use Coursera for Campus’ sign-in, gradebooks and plagiarism detection functionality.

According to Coursera, some 3,700 universities and colleges are now using the Campus product. And the company has solidified a three-tier structure, which continues the free plan on two of the tiers:

  • The “Student” plan gives students free access to one course each year (with