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Nov 11 2013
By Aja Couchois Duncan November 4, 2013 Nanotechnology is a relatively new field at the confluence of physics, science, and engineering, but its impact on our lives is astounding. From the phones and computers we use to the solar cells that convert sunlight into electricity,...
Nov 11 2013
Beginning this week, the incredibly popular Developing Apps for iPhone and iPad course is now available for iOS 7 on iTunes U and, as always, all you have to do is subscribe to take this free, self-study course. In this new version, participants will learn about the most dramatic...
Oct 16 2013
By Aja Couchois Duncan October 16, 2013 Watch the video introducing Anne Friedlander's Environmental Physiology course.
Oct 7 2013
April 3, 2013 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. Stanford University will collaborate with edX, the...
Sep 9 2013
By Kathleen J. Sullivan September 9, 2013 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.
Jun 25 2013
By R.F. McKay June 25, 2013 Faculty members in education, medicine, law and the humanities are the latest recipients of Stanford funds for innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Ten faculty teams representing four schools will receive funding in Stanford Online's...
Jun 11 2013
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...
Jun 10 2013
By R.F. McKay June 10, 2013 An interdisciplinary freshman course shows students how networking predates Facebook by hundreds, even millions of years. It was the flock of birds that made Dan Edelstein, associate professor of French and Italian, realize that the...
Jun 3 2013
By R.F. McKay June 1, 2013 Instructors hope to provide people worldwide with crucial skills for starting their own companies. Even at Stanford, according to Vijay Pande, professor of chemistry and, by courtesy, of structural biology and of computer science, students really...
May 31 2013
By R.F. McKay May 31, 2013 MOOCs on computer science and math yield rich rewards, scholars tell a forum audience. Among them is the feedback they get about how students learn. What's Darwinian, thrilling and so rewarding it's like a drug you just want to...

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