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Designing Engaging and Interactive Synchronous Online Class Sessions

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Coursera is recognized as one of the largest providers of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).  It has established partnerships with 140 universities in offering more than 1,500 courses across a range of subjects: engineering, medicine, computer…

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