Younes Mourchid, Ph.D.

Facilitated Learning Specialist


YOUNES MOURCHID, Ph.D., Facilitated Learning Specialist, came to Coursera after serving as professor and Instructional Technologist in the Cal State University System and at Minerva Schools. In the past, Younes served as an Associate Professor and Director of Online Education at Cogswell College (2005-2013) and Director of Tutoring Services at Diablo Valley College (2002-2004). With a Fulbright Scholarship awarded by the Moroccan-American Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange, Younes earned a double Masters Degree from Southern Illinois University in Communications and Applied Linguistics and a Ph.D. in International Development Education from the University of Southern California. As an advocate of online distance education for adult learners, Younes promotes the value of higher education through sound instructional pedagogies, tools, and community building.