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3 years 4 months ago
By R.F. McKay May 6, 2013 Panel discussion weighs opportunities and dangers in the marriage of new technologies and the classroom. The Education Writers Association celebrated its 66th national seminar at Stanford last week, and among the top topics of conversation was online learning. Its...
3 years 4 months ago
By R.F. McKay April 30, 2013 Podcasts by students, followed by action videos, make exercise physiology real, very real. Anne Friedlander's teaching assistant Corey Dysick not only donated his body to science, he donated it to the cause of online learning, a twin accomplishment that by rights should...
3 years 5 months ago
By R. F. MCKAY March 25, 2013 As new MOOCs are made available to the world at large, professors innovate on campus to make Stanford-only courses more exciting and effective. Around 20 Stanford courses will be taught entirely or partially online this spring. According to the university's Office of...
3 years 6 months ago
Interaction and opportunities to make choices are among the virtues of the new generation of educational games, experts say.
3 years 6 months ago
BY R.F. MACKAY February 18, 2013 In a keynote address, Roy Pea points to the necessary marriage between learning sciences and learning analytics "Fear and trepidation" are stalking the educational landscape, according to Roy Pea , who stood at the podium with an awful green monster projected on the...
3 years 7 months ago
By R.F. MACKAY February 13th, 2013 At a recent forum sponsored by Stanford's Graduate School of Education, innovators and experts discussed credits and accountability as online learning and societal shifts transform education. Just as the online learning revolution is taking off, hurtling into the...
3 years 7 months ago
By Mandy Erickson February 5, 2012 GSE professor Dan McFarland wins kudos for his first “MOOC,” but sees need for improvement Becca Constantine, a student in Stanford’s Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies (POLS) master’s program, was keenly interested in education professor Dan McFarland’s...
3 years 7 months ago
A packed forum at the Stanford Graduate School of Education draws students and educators eager to implement new technologies and methods.
3 years 7 months ago
Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways.
3 years 9 months ago
A free-flowing, ambitious course brings students, faculty and professionals together to debate Education's Digital Future.

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