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Access online courses, programs, initiatives, and tools at Columbia University

Columbia Online is Columbia University’s central resource for students, faculty, alumni and staff to access online courses, programs, initiatives, and tools, and to share best practices in leveraging online and digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning.

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Online Learning Initiatives at UPenn

On February 26th, 2019, Nora Lewis, Vice Dean for Professional and Liberal Education at the University of Pennsylvania, led a conversation on online learning initiatives at UPenn, including an overview of their fully online Bachelor's program.

Beyond the Campus Walls

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO of Coursera, visited Columbia University to discuss his company’s role in the future of learning. He shared Coursera’s strategy of partnering with top universities, such as Columbia, to provide universal access to...