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1 year 3 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...
1 year 2 months ago
The Stanford School of Medicine and the Stanford School of Engineering have created a new online professional certificate program in genetics and genomics. The Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate is offered through Stanford Center for Professional Development within the Stanford School of...
1 year 4 months ago
The Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning (VPOL) awarded six seed grants in Spring 2014 on topics ranging from medical training to indigenous culture to linear algebra. Two teams from the School of Medicine, School of Engineering, and the School of Humanities and Sciences each received...
1 year 5 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. By Clifton B. Parker Online...
1 year 8 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 the lens of...
1 year 10 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. Video of CLASlite Trailer A new online course that trains users how to monitor the extent and condition of the world's forests using...
1 year 11 months ago
By Bjorn Carey December 6, 2013 By making digital versions of real-world science experiments available to anyone on the Internet, Stanford Professor Lambertus Hesselink has developed a new approach to integrating laboratory experience with massive online science courses. Professor Lambertus...
2 years 4 days ago
By Aja Couchois Duncan November 4, 2013 Nanotechnology is a relatively new field at the confluence of physics, science, and engineering, but its impact on our lives is astounding. From the phones and computers we use to the solar cells that convert sunlight into electricity, nanotechnology is...
2 years 5 months ago
By R.F. McKay June 1, 2013 Instructors hope to provide people worldwide with crucial skills for starting their own companies. Even at Stanford, according to Vijay Pande, professor of chemistry and, by courtesy, of structural biology and of computer science, students really don't know much about...
2 years 5 months ago
By R.F. McKay May 31, 2013 MOOCs on computer science and math yield rich rewards, scholars tell a forum audience. Among them is the feedback they get about how students learn. What's Darwinian, thrilling and so rewarding it's like a drug you just want to take again and again? Online teaching, at...

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