Covenant University, Coursera Partnership

for Full-Scale Blended Learning

Asides the availability of an excellent online learning resources, Covenant University is in partnership with Coursera - an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations to offer courses online - to address the need for job-relevant skills by her students, faculty, and staff.

Indeed, Covenant is the first African higher education provider to partner with Coursera to offer full-scale blended learning to all 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The partnership with Coursera helps to diversify Covenant’s on-campus curriculum with top online learning courses from Coursera. More than 63 million learners globally use Coursera to gain job-relevant skills.

Through the partnership, every Covenant student has access to the Coursera catalogue of 3,800 online courses. Coursera courses span popular university subjects like engineering, business, data science, health, and arts which are available in weekly modules with video and reading lessons. Coursera assesses performance via quizzes and peer assignments, and learners receive a certificate upon completion of each course.

Covenant has a long history of pioneering and disrupting the higher education system in Africa. With this new partnership, it is now leading in accelerating the long-overdue digital transformation in African Higher Education. Coursera for Campus empowers Covenant University to offer high-quality, job-relevant online learning to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

 

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