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May 19 2014
Stanford's online learning initiative is growing at a fast pace and the university is looking far beyond the MOOC at how to best educate students in the 21st century. A new report highlights accomplishments in 2013 and eyes the future of research-driven innovation. By Clifton B....
Feb 26 2014
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...
Dec 16 2013
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. Video of CLASlite Trailer  
Dec 6 2013
By Bjorn Carey December 6, 2013 By making digital versions of real-world science experiments available to anyone on the Internet, Stanford Professor Lambertus Hesselink has developed a new approach to integrating laboratory experience with massive online science...
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.