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Oct 17 2012
BY STANFORD REPORT STAFF September 28, 2012 Stanford's School of Medicine leads the way in changing how tomorrow's physicians are educated. Andrew Patterson, a Stanford associate professor of anesthesia, is convinced that the only way forward in medical education is what...
Oct 17 2012
BY R.F. MACKAY Tanner Lecturer and respondents tackle the challenges of preserving the best of higher education while venturing onto new ground.
Oct 17 2012
BY STANFORD REPORT STAFF William Bowen, president emeritus of Princeton, sounds the alarm, says the current higher education model is untenable. With state colleges and universities enduring dire cutbacks, tuition hikes ubiquitous, and indebted students a staple of political...
Oct 17 2012
BY STANFORD REPORT STAFF October 11, 2012 A standing-room-only course, available for online viewing, explores U.S. politics to provide a context both wide and deep for the presidential race. Voter apathy surely is a serious problem, but not at Stanford, judging from the...
Oct 17 2012
BY STANFORD REPORT STAFF October 8, 2012 Stanford medical faculty member Kristin Sainani launches an online science-writing class. Here's a really bad sentence: "This paper provides a review of the basic tenets of cancer biology study design, using as examples studies...
Sep 28 2012
BY STANFORD REPORT STAFF Three of Stanford's schools – engineering, medicine and business – have announced appointments of associate deans to lead their respective online education initiatives. The appointments will complement the university's continuing commitment to online...
Sep 28 2012
BY STANFORD REPORT STAFF  September 12, 2012 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...
Sep 28 2012
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...
Aug 30 2012
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...

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