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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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2 years 10 months ago

BY R.F. MACKAY

A free-flowing, ambitious course brings students, faculty and professionals together to debate Education's Digital Future.

Amid all the hyperbolic proclamations that massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are poised to take over the educational universe, dispassionate and well-trained minds are needed to assess just exactly what is going...

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2 years 11 months ago

BY R.F. MACKAY

Tanner Lecturer and respondents tackle the challenges of preserving the best of higher education while venturing onto new ground.

For the first time in centuries, university administrators and intellectuals are seriously questioning the logic of how we teach and learn, and for the first time, we may actually have the technology to shift...

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2 years 11 months ago

BY STANFORD REPORT STAFF

William Bowen, president emeritus of Princeton, sounds the alarm, says the current higher education model is untenable.

With state colleges and universities enduring dire cutbacks, tuition hikes ubiquitous, and indebted students a staple of political speech-giving, there's little doubt in the mind of William G. Bowen that we are...

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