Teaching and Learning Specialist
Teaching & Learning • Mountain View, CA
Coursera is scaling a global platform to provide universal access to the world’s best education, and we’re motivated by the passion and mission to transform lives through learning. Our platform has reached over 30 million learners worldwide and we have partnered with 150+ elite universities around the globe with over 2,000 courses in our catalog. We offer Courses, Specializations, Certificates, and Degrees to meet the needs and goals of the diverse learners who come toCoursera.
In 2016, we began offering fully accredited online Masters degrees which provide a more convenient, lower-cost, “stackable” means of earning credentials identical to their traditional on-campus counterparts. We also launched Coursera for Business, partnering with enterprise companies around the world to provide access to curated skill development for their employees.
The Teaching and Learning team at Coursera is a passionate group of educators and learning experts. Teaching & Learning Specialists work closely with professors and instructional design teams from top universities and industry partners around the globe, providing best practices, training, support, and guidance in creating transformational learning experiences. We aim tounderstand the factors that make online courses more successful for learners, optimize for a range of metrics - including enrollment, completion, learner satisfaction, and learning outcomes - and ultimately distill these into actionable insights to guide partners in their course design and production. We continuously drive and improve online pedagogy through research, feedback, and platform development.
As a T&L Specialist you are a pedagogy and instructional design expert working closely with our partners to transform traditional on-campus courses into engaging and effective online learning experiences. As their pedagogical consultant, you aid partner content creation teams in building their internal capacity as online educators and strategically designing and developing specific pieces of content as partners create learning experiences ranging in scope from individual courses to full accredited degree programs. Providing feedback and guidance before and after a course launches, you’ll ensure a high quality learning experience to achieve transformative outcomes for Coursera learners. 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 and practice, identifying and developing new online pedagogy, presenting at conferences, and sharing them with the extended Coursera community. Together, we will help create universal access to high-quality education, and make a profound difference to lives and societies around the world.
You personally exhibit a conviction that the world needs Coursera to be wildly successful and alignment to our core values: