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Life-long learning with Coursera

You probably know already that there’s a huge amount of free online courses out there. I did too, but I never really looked into it. Then my sister came to advise me to check out this course named How To Change The World on the website of Coursera. I followed her advice, got super enthusiastic, took the course and now I’ve gotten even more enthusiastic about the whole thing! The course How To Change The World was really cool. It’s content formed part of the motivation for me to create this blog. The course was hosted by Wesleyan University in Connecticut, and particularly by the sympathetic Michael S. Roth, whom I really got to love. It contained a lot of useful content and really good, inspirational speakers, including lots of video material from the Social Good Summit of 2014. From the description: ‘This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change.‘ I won’t go into further detail here, but …