After taking 40 courses on Coursera over the past 5 years, the speaker believes it's one of the best ways to gain new skills and knowledge from top universities at an affordable price, and provides a comprehensive review of the platform to help viewers understand its value for career development and personal finance.
Coursera offers a wide variety of courses from top universities with a user-friendly interface and supportive community for career advancement.
Coursera offers accessible education options from free courses to paid certificates and degrees through partnerships with universities and organizations like Google and IBM.
Coursera has the best user interface of any online learning platform, with easy navigation, closed captions, video speed options, and written transcripts, and offers a community for collaboration with other students.
The feedback and grading system on Coursera courses vary, with some courses having multiple choice assignments and the peer grading system not always providing substantial feedback.
The level of engagement in Coursera's discussion forums varies depending on the subject matter and popularity of the course, with some courses having a vibrant community while others have no discussion at all.
Coursera offers free courses, but paying for certificates can help verify completion and supplement skills for career advancement.
Coursera offers affordable opportunities for career advancement through verified certificates and degrees.
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Coursera Review | My Thoughts After 5 Years and 40 Online Courses" by Richard Walls - Career Dev & Finance