"Coursera, the online learning platform, is extending its reach in traditional postsecondary education, announcing it would offer a bachelor's degree for the first time from a U.S. university."—Source: Education Dive
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WHY THIS MATTERS:
This partnership with the University of North Texas marks Coursera's first US bachelor's degree offering (they already offer a UK-based degree from Goldsmiths). With low costs and the ability to transfer credits, this could be an appealing to stopped out students.