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8 months 1 week 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. 

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8 months 1 week 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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11 months 4 weeks 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 4 months ago

Stanford's online learning initiative is growing at a fast pace and the university is looking far beyond the MOOC at how to best educate students in the 21st century. A new report highlights accomplishments in 2013 and eyes the future of research-driven innovation....

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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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1 year 11 months ago

By Aja Couchois Duncan

October 16, 2013

Watch the video introducing Anne Friedlander's Environmental Physiology course.


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2 years 21 hours ago

April 3, 2013

EdX will be available as an open source learning platform on June 1.  In support of that move, Stanford will integrate features of its existing Class2Go open source online learning platform into the edX platform.

Stanford University will collaborate with edX, the nonprofit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard and MIT, to advance the development of...

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2 years 4 weeks ago

By Kathleen J. Sullivan

September 9, 2013

Through Stanford's online course site created for the Three Books Program, freshmen and transfer students have participated in live chats with faculty and advisers over the summer.

Next week, Stanford will welcome freshmen and transfer students to campus during ...

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2 years 3 months ago

By Brad Hayward

June 11, 2013

As part of its effort to promote expanded access to high-quality online learning opportunities around the world, Stanford helps launch the OpenEdX open-source platform and begins offering summer coursework on it.

Stanford online coursework will be available starting this summer on a new open-source platform, ...

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