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Coursera expands to China

VU International News and Reviews No. 15 September 30 2013

October 2013

On October 7th, Coursera announced that it is partnering with a China-based Internet company NetEase. This partnership will make courses accesible to millions of people in the region. Coursera content will be available on an educational site run by NetEase, which also features content from TED and Khan Academy.

This Chinese language web portal has been dubbed CourseraZone. Coursera is working with volunteer translator community Yeeyan to translate the most popular English-language courses. Coursera has partnered with several universities, including Peking University and National Taiwan University.

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