New ChatGPT plugin and generative AI programs assist learners and employers construct in-demand expertise on Coursera


Coursera’s ChatGPT plugin offers customized suggestions to attach learners to the fitting studying content material; new gen AI content material from Google Cloud, DeepLearning.AI, different main educators teaches in-demand expertise

By Marni Baker Stein, Chief Content material Officer at Coursera

Demand for generative AI studying content material on Coursera has surged. Simply this April, we noticed a 230% year-on-year improve in on-platform searches for programs that cowl generative AI. We’ve additionally heard from learners concerning the new generative AI expertise they’ve discovered and utilized of their careers in addition to from employers seeking to scale generative AI expertise throughout their workforce to enhance buyer choices and productiveness. To handle our international group’s starvation for this new expertise, we’re thrilled to announce a brand new ChatGPT plugin and a rising collection of generative AI tasks, programs, and Specializations.

Increasing customized discovery and steering with a brand new ChatGPT plugin 

A Coursera plugin is now accessible immediately inside the ChatGPT interface. It combines the ability of generative AI with Coursera’s trusted catalog of 5,800+ programs, 3,500+ tasks, 750+ Specializations, and 50+ levels to supply learners with customized steering. 

To entry the plugin, learners should be ChatGPT Plus customers. When logged in to their account, they need to go to Settings > Beta options > choose allow Plugins. The plugin retailer will then be accessible when utilizing GPT-4 through a dropdown menu. Throughout the retailer, learners can seek for “Coursera,” then choose and set up the plugin without cost. As soon as put in, learners can allow and disable the plugin when utilizing GPT-4. 

GIF showing the ChatGPT interface and how to download the Coursera ChatGPT plugin.

Learners can use the plugin to establish the fitting studying content material on Coursera to hone their expertise in a given topic or profession discipline. Akin to an instructional counselor, the plugin may help pinpoint particular programs primarily based on what the learner says they’re concerned with exploring. The plugin types via the 1000’s of choices on Coursera to suggest only a few items of studying content material, together with a short description and direct hyperlink.

Screenshot of ChatGPT interface using Coursera plugin to find Machine Learning content on

This marks a continued enlargement of Coursera’s generative AI-powered merchandise and options. Our beforehand introduced Coursera Coach and course constructing instrument are each designed to help learners and educators on the Coursera platform. Now, with our new ChatGPT plugin, we’re capable of leverage AI alongside the world-class content material on Coursera to serve learners off-platform as nicely. 

Serving learners with generative AI studying content material from prime educators  

At present, we’re excited to announce a set of the 20+ items of gen AI-focused studying content material accessible to learners globally, from people holding their expertise sharp to a CHRO getting ready a whole workforce for relentless disruption. Coursera additionally presents tons of of programs in expertise that assist equip learners to work with AI extra broadly, like machine studying, linear algebra, Python, and far more. 

Newbie Initiatives, Programs, and Specializations

Intermediate/Superior Initiatives, Programs, and Specializations

We’re grateful to our international educator group for quickly bringing this extremely related content material to learners around the globe through Coursera. Collectively, with our esteemed companions and top-notch product groups, we’re dedicated to offering learners with the content material and instruments they should pursue their pursuits and objectives, whether or not that’s studying the newest applied sciences or exploring new profession paths and prospects. 

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