Coursera will offer a free course about Internet History, Technology, and Security
Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Coursera envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. Coursera's technology enables the best professors to teach tens or hundreds of thousands of students [More information: NewYorkTime].
About the Internet History, Technology, and Security Course
What You Will Learn
After this course you will not take the Internet and Web for granted. You will be better informed about important technological issues currently facing society. You will realize that the Internet and Web are spaces for innovation and you will get a better understanding of how you might fit into that innovation. If you get excited about the material in this course, it is a great lead-in to taking a course in Web design, Web development, programming, or even network administration. At a minimum, you will be a much wiser network citizen [More Information].