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6 months 1 day ago
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) is now offering a new seed grant program for the 2014-15 academic year. The first seed grant program (then offered by the office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning between Summer 2012 through Spring 2014) was designed to broadly...
6 months 6 days ago
New Talkabout video discussions designed by Stanford researchers can connect diverse groups of learners across the globe and improve class performance. BY JAMES URTON Stanford researchers have found a new way to take advantage of the potential of online learning: create global discussion groups. In...
9 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. By MARGUERITE RIGOGLIOSO The Humanities at Stanford Most people don't realize...
9 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 Watch "Using Hapkit to Teach Haptics, the Science of Touch" Video Stanford educators have designed a do-it-...
9 months 2 weeks ago
By THERESA JOHNSTON The online courses encourage lively debate among students aiming to master the skills required by the Common Core. First graders in a dual language program in Corvallis, Ore. work on a poster project. Photo courtesy of OSU Amanda Smith teaches third grade in Nyssa, Ore., a town...
10 months 4 days 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 Student Emma Steinkellner working on preliminary sketches for a new public course on effective writing...
10 months 5 days 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 Doctoral candidates Alice E.M. Underwood and Daniel Bush developed ‘Kvizsterical,’ an online collection...
10 months 3 weeks ago
Video of Stanford Online's Lightboard Demo Stanford Online’s production team has experimented with different techniques to display an instructor on screen while the instructor is writing lesson material on screen. The team has used the document camera approach, where an overhead camera...
11 months 5 days ago
By combining resources of the Center for Teaching and Learning, parts of Academic Computing Services, the CourseWork engineering team and the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning, the new organization will provide better coordination between groups that support teaching, learning and...
1 year 1 week ago
The Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning (VPOL) is now offering a new seed grant program for the 2014-15 academic year. The first seed grant program (which was offered Summer 2012 through Spring 2014) was designed to broadly promote innovative teaching and learning activities at Stanford...

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