Julie Jason: It’s time to MOOC! | Julie Jason – Index-Journal

Now that the coronavirus is disrupting daily life, you are probably spending less time out and about, and more time at home. That presents a perfect opportunity to “MOOC.”

If you have not come across MOOCs, the acronym stands for Massive Open Online Course.

An example of a MOOC is Coursera, founded in 2012 by two Stanford University computer science professors, Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, whose vision was to provide “life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere.” I don’t know about you, but I could sure use some life-transforming experiences right now.

Coursera offers transformative online courses, including those taught by professors from the Ivies. Let me give you a few examples of what you can study while relaxing with your laptop.

For investors: Financial Markets from Yale University; Behavioral Finance from Duke University; Bonds & Stocks from University of Michigan.

For business: English for Career Development from the