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Hash, Hack, Code: Emerging Trends in Cyber Security

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10 - 11 am, Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Online via Webex

Free and open to the public.

Registration required: scpd.stanford.edu/events/emerging-trends-in-cyber-security

 

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016. 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Stanford Center for Professional Development
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Last modified Mon, 22 Feb, 2016 at 16:57

Online learning: Will technology transform higher education?

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Some of the nation’s online education pioneers debated technology’s impact on higher education at a symposium held in conjunction with the National Academy of Engineering regional meeting at Stanford.

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Online learning: Will technology transform education?
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Online education pioneers debate its impact at NAE symposium.

Stanford Computer Science Department Chair Jennifer Widom remembers the day less than two years ago when one of her colleagues announced plans to teach his popular artificial intelligence class online for free. Widom and another computer science professor joined the experiment and taught their own free online classes – launching the first Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and igniting a still-raging revolution in higher education.

Last modified Thu, 28 Mar, 2013 at 12:12

In massive online course, teams unleash diverse approaches to creativity

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Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways.

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Unleashing Creativity
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Teams unleash diverse approaches in massive online course.

If there's one thing everybody in the world can agree upon, no matter where they are, who they are or what language they speak, it's that they don't get enough sleep.

Last modified Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 at 17:46

Two more free online classes from Stanford Engineering

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The two newest classes, "Introduction to Computer Networks," and “Solar Cells, Fuel Cells and Batteries,” offer participants the chance to learn from some of Stanford's most accomplished faculty.

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Two More Free, Online Classes
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Tens of thousands enrolled in classes on computer networks and solar technologies.

Tens of thousands students have already signed up for Stanford’s two newest free online classes, both being offered this fall via Class2Go, the university’s first open-source nonprofit online education platform.

The classes, “An Introduction to Computer Networks” and “Solar Cells, Fuel Cells and Batteries,” both begin on October 8.

Last modified Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 at 15:06

New platform for online courses stresses team-based, experiential learning

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Venture Lab, developed by Stanford faculty and students, hosts five courses this fall on entrepreneurship, education, creativity and finance.

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Online. Team-based.
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New online course platform stresses team and experience.

A new online course on a new online platform at Stanford succeeds not only in joining people from dozens of countries but enabling them to directly collaborate on group projects: A group of women in Iran put together a tourism project; three men in India devised a way of connecting Indian musicians, audiences and venues; a pair of men in Trinidad and Tobago figured out h

Last modified Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 at 15:12

Stanford launches Class2Go, an open-source platform for online classes

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The platform, called Class2Go, allows professors the flexibility to incorporate other online tools and to conduct research as they teach.

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Online platform Class2Go allows the flexibility to use other tools and do research as they teach.

The newest member of the family of platforms hosting online university courses was formally presented in society last week. Its name is Class2Go, and its proud parents are a team of eight engineers at Stanford's Computer Science Department.

Last modified Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 at 15:08

Stanford announces 16 online courses for fall quarter

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Announcement

The university, which pioneered massive open online courses, unveils two new homegrown software platforms to host the courses.

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Stanford announces 16 online courses for fall quarter.

 

Sixteen courses and two new platforms for interactive learning will highlight Stanford's free online offerings this fall, with more to follow during winter and spring quarters.

From cryptography to science writing, technology entrepreneurship, finance and a crash course in creativity, the courses are open to anyone with a computer, anywhere.

As the number of Stanford online courses has grown, so too has the range of fields, which now include computer science, mathematics, linguistics, science writing, sociology and education.

Last modified Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 at 15:13

Bernd Girod Named to Lead Online Learning at Stanford Engineering

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The professor of electrical engineering has been a pioneer of streaming video and online education technologies for two decades. The position is new to the School of Engineering and is seen as a clear acknowledgement that online education has come of age.

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Stanford Engineering taps Girod to lead online efforts

Bernd Girod, a professor of electrical engineering and (by courtesy) computer science and a key figure in the type of multimedia technology that has revolutionized online education, has been named to the new position of Senior Associate Dean for Online Learning and Professional Development in the School of Engineering, Dean James D. Plummer announced today.

Last modified Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 at 15:14

Stanford takes landmark step in online learning, appoints new vice provost

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The creation of the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning – part of the larger Stanford Online initiative – signals both a restructuring of the university and its dedication to ensuring pedagogical agility and rigor in the face of global, economic and social transformations.

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Stanford takes landmark step in online learning, appoints new vice provost.

Stanford University today announced the creation of an Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning, a landmark step in its commitment to bring new teaching and learning methods to Stanford students – and to students around the world – in response to the requirements and potential of the 21st century.

Last modified Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 at 15:13