Owing to the Rising demand for emerging technology Specialists, Machine Learning (ML) Has Been the most subscribed Topic by Indians Around Coursera at 2018, the US-based online education Firm said on Wednesday.
Technology classes constituted 80 percent of the listing of the 10 most well-known courses. Besides ML, Artificial Intelligence and Python programming were the other major courses on the stage.
The listing reveals that learners chose the Coursera platform to meet career advancement, personal development or knowledge building, the business said.
“Technology is playing a vital role and transforming the way we operate and thus it isn’t surprising to see tech courses dominating the list. With an aim to transform lives, we do our best to bring about classes to teach the most in-demand abilities,” said Raghav Gupta, Director – India and also Asia-Pacific, in a declaration.
This indicates that more learners throughout the country are choosing up online learning, driven by greater technological infrastructure, affordability along with the growing recognition and acceptance of online certificates and degrees by employers.
“Indians place tremendous value in the power of education and frequently perceive it as a means of economic and social mobility. The nation is sitting on an untapped goldmine – a demographic dividend in a otherwise aging world,” Gupta said.
“Though learners from the metros constitute the major student pie, we see a growing adoption from learners in grade 2 and 3 cities,” he added.
Coursera has 38 million registered students from all over the world taking classes from 160 university and over 20 industry partners.
India stands as the 2nd largest and fastest growing market for Coursera, with over 3.7 million learners, where an additional 75,000 learners are added every month.