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1 year 1 month 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...
1 year 1 month 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-...
1 year 4 months 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 9 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...
2 years 2 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. CLASlite Trailer Video of CLASlite Trailer A new online course that trains users how to monitor the extent and condition of the world's...
2 years 4 months ago
By Aja Couchois Duncan October 16, 2013 Watch the video introducing Anne Friedlander's Environmental Physiology course. The human body is as mysterious as it is amazing. In Dr. Anne Friedlander's Environmental Physiology course – which will be offered as a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to...
2 years 5 months ago
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.
2 years 6 months ago
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.
2 years 9 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...