President Amy Gutmann discusses education and her new book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It.
PHILADELPHIA -- This week, the University of Pennsylvania launched three free courses via Coursera, an online educational platform designed to make Web-based classes available more widely.
With the capacity to reach millions of people simultaneously, Coursera has a design inspired by educational research on effective learning practices and creates an interactive learning experience for the course offerings.
President Amy Gutmann and other Penn administrators comment on Penn’s plans to expand east of the Schuylkill River.
PHILADELPHIA -- Three first-year graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania’s Master’s of Environmental Studies program are in Rio de Janeiro today in advance of the Rio+20 conference, where they will make a presentation on the role of higher educational institutions in sustainable development.