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7 months 2 weeks ago

Digital tools, including a free, public online manuscript training course, are allowing English professor and medieval manuscript scholar Elaine Treharne to share her expertise well beyond traditional classroom walls. 

By MARGUERITE RIGOGLIOSO 
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7 months 3 weeks ago
National Science Foundation grant allows Stanford Engineering team to experiment with a way to combine online learning with hands-on experience.
By VIGNESH RAMACHADRAN | Stanford Engineering

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7 months 3 weeks ago

By THERESA JOHNSTON

The online courses encourage lively debate among students aiming to master the skills required by the Common Core.

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First graders in a dual...

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8 months 2 weeks ago

Veteran writing instructors and undergraduate student artists teamed up to create a new public online course focused on teaching key strategies for effective writing.

BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN

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8 months 2 weeks ago

Students from computer science and the humanities join forces to create literary websites and mobile apps, combining their strengths to launch literature into the 21st century.

BY IAN P. BEACOCK

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10 months 3 weeks ago

Gene therapy is rapidly becoming the top priority for R&D departments working on treatments for difficult to cure diseases. Advances in this field and successful clinical trials promise a brighter future for cancer patients, those battling HIV, and many others living with previously considered "incurable" diseases.  A new Stanford online course, ...

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11 months 1 week ago

Self-paced course taught by Stanford GSB finance expert Josh Rauh focuses on how to make smart decisions as an investor.

With the stock market slumping since mid-September, investors are once again left with the perplexing problem of how to understand the relationship between stocks, bonds, and global economics as they look at keeping their investment...

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1 year 6 months ago

Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music.

Stanford University has launched Creativity: Music to My Ears, a free, massive open online course (MOOC) teaching creative problem-solving skills through...

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1 year 9 months ago

Powerful software developed by the Carnegie Institution for Science is now available at no cost to people who complete a training course hosted by Stanford Online.

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2 years 8 months ago

BY R.F. MACKAY

Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways.

If there's one thing everybody in the world can agree upon, no matter where they are, who they are or what language they speak, it's that they don't get enough sleep.

That was Tina Seelig's thought when she devised one of the assignments for her 8-...

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