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Mar 21 2017 | Stanford News Service
BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH On a recent Wednesday morning, students read and studied for exams in the usual quiet sections inside Stanford’s Green Library. The library’s Barchas Room, however, buzzed with activity. There, about a dozen students gathered for History of Modern China, one of the...
Jan 19 2017 | Stanford News Service
New research shows people in underdeveloped parts of the world are not as likely to complete massive open online courses, or MOOCs. But small psychological activities could help motivate them, closing the global achievement gap. BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH Millions of people have taken free massive open...
BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH A new partnership between Stanford faculty and librarians is giving more undergraduate students hands-on opportunities to work with historical documents and artifacts during class, simulating what professional historians do in the real world. Video by Kurt Hickman
Dec 9 2016
Awards of up to $30,000 will support new approaches to teaching and learning with high potential impact.
Dec 7 2016 | Stanford News
BY SIMON FIRTH   Thanks to new virtual reality recording technology, viewers from around the world will be able to experience legendary Stanford computer scientist Donald Knuth’s 22nd annual Christmas Lecture as if they were taking a seat in the auditorium.  
BY ANDREW MYERS The Interactive Biology Cloud Lab could one day empower millions of students to learn in new and more imaginative ways.  
The university is making course content and expert interviews about this historic election available to the general public.
Oct 14 2016 | Stanford News Service
The computer scientist is spending her sabbatical year offering an experimental “massively open in-person course” across the globe.
Sep 29 2016
In the free, online class, former Secretary of Defense and Emeritus Professor William J. Perry engages with some of the world’s foremost nuclear experts to assess current threats and suggest possible solutions.
Sep 15 2016 | Stanford News Service
BY SIMON FIRTH The Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD) has joined forces with the university’s Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) to foster advances in new technologies, instructional design and pedagogical innovation for all of Stanford’s schools.

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