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1 year 4 months 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 4 months 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
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...
1 year 5 months 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...
1 year 5 months 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...
1 year 7 months ago
Gene therapy is rapidly becoming the top priority for R&D departments working on treatments for difficult to cure diseases. Advances in this field and successful clinical trials promise a brighter future for cancer patients, those battling HIV, and many others living with previously considered...
1 year 8 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...
2 years 3 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...
2 years 5 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...
3 years 4 months ago
Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways.

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