Abu Dhabi: Globally renounced education and research institution in the UAE, Khalifa University has become the 1st University in the UAE to partner with Coursera Inc., one of the largest online platforms in the world, making its rich and relevant content accessible to Coursera learners across the globe.
The University is expected to launch 6 specializations on the Coursera Platform in the latter half of this year.
The courses which are expected to be showcased on the platform will include;
- Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods: From Data to Decisions
- Artificial Intelligence for Executives and
- Introduction to Digital Design FPGA Based Training
Khalifa University will also offer programs which are targeted to a broader audience, including Arabic for Beginners and Online Course Development Processes.
These courses have been curated to align with the skills development agendas of the UAE and the broader Middle East region.
Apart from Khalifa University, Coursera has also aligned with Al Faisal University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, and Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) in the region, doubling its number of university partners in the Middle East.
“Learners in the region have embraced online learning at a greater pace since the beginning of the pandemic — over 1.4 million new Middle Eastern learners enrolled across the region in 2021. By expanding our range of partnerships with some of the region’s pioneers in higher education, we look forward to delivering transformational, relevant learning to everyone,” Ms. Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer of Coursera observed.