Coursera has had video transcripts for a while, right underneath each video. Clicking specific parts of the transcript would allow you to jump to the corresponding point in the video, or to create a note. But transcripts weren’t searchable course-wide. This has now changed.
Recently, we noticed a new pop-up when opening Coursera courses:
Even if you don’t see the pop-up, you can type keywords into the search field near the top left. Coursera will return matches across the course. Note that this only works within any given course, not on the Coursera homepage.
For instance, if you search the keyword “mountains” in the Mountains 101 course, here’s what you get back:
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