Coursera was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world's largest online learning platform for higher education. 190 of the world's top universities & industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, & degrees that empower over 40 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,800 companies use the company's enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education, & Learn Capital.
The Teaching & Learning team at Coursera is a group of learning design researchers & experts. Our team works closely with instructors & instructional design teams from top universities & industry partners around the globe, providing best practices, training, consulting, & support in content development & creating transformational learning experiences. We aim to understand the factors that make online courses successful for learners, optimize for a range of metrics -- including enrollment, progression, completion, & learning outcomes -- & ultimately distill these into actionable insights to guide partners in their course design & production. We continuously drive & improve online pedagogy through research, feedback, & on-platform experimentation.
As a T&L Specialist you are a pedagogy & instructional design expert working closely with our partners to transform traditional on-campus courses into engaging & effective online learning experiences. As their pedagogical consultant, you aid partner content creation teams in solving instructional design challenges with learning science knowledge & innovative technology. Providing feedback & guidance before & after a course launches, you'll ensure a high-quality learning experience to achieve transformative outcomes for students in for-credit courses on Coursera. Specifically as we grow our degrees business, you'll be working with partners over multiple years to develop fully accredited online degrees.
Outside of individual learning experiences, you will be on the cutting edge of online education research & practice, identifying & developing new online pedagogy, presenting at conferences, & sharing them with the extended Coursera community. Together, we will help create universal access to high-quality higher education, & make a profound difference to lives & societies around the world.