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It was with much fanfare that xMOOC big-beast Coursera announced that it has turned a small annual income, equivalent to a little over £140k, from its own activities. This represents the first gleanings of a return on venture capital estimated at around £10.4m ($16m) over one year of operation.
However, Coursera also claimed an enrollment of 3.2m students worldwide, putting it at a similar size to the entire UK HE system. It was with this in mind I started on the partially insane task of doing a direct comparison of the two systems for investment purposes.
Via Dr Vangelis Tsiligiris
uTOP Inria's insight:
Comparaison en Cousera et le système d'enseignement supérieur du Royaume-Uni (Followers of the apocalypse - 10 avril 2013)