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The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) will honor 46 Stanford teaching assistants with a Centennial Teaching Assistant Award during a noon ceremony June 11, 2016. The award recognizes outstanding instruction by teaching assistants in the schools of Humanities and Sciences...
May 18 2016 | Stanford News
Led by Stanford Professor Stephen Hinton, a new online class features the composer Haydn and performances by the St. Lawrence String Quartet. It is filmed in the Bing Concert Hall and the Bing Studio.
Apr 20 2016 | Stanford News
Stanford President John L. Hennessy and U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks kicked off a weekend gathering of 150 leaders in education, industry and government who came together to talk about the future of higher education.
Jan 20 2016 | Stanford News
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning has set a Feb. 15 deadline to submit proposals for its Winter 2016 Grant Program.
Dec 8 2015 | Stanford News
With today's launch of a new learning management platform, the university's faculty and instructional staff gain new tools for advancing their teaching.
Teachers praise the free online course, Reading to Learn in Science, which will be offered from January through April by professor Jonathan Osborne.
Oct 23 2015 | Stanford News
The speakers at the Oct. 22 Faculty Senate meeting included Russell Berman, German studies and comparative literature; Jim Campbell, history; Susan McConnell, biology; and Sheri Sheppard, mechanical engineering.
Oct 16 2015 | Stanford News
The university has created a new course evaluation form that faculty members can customize by identifying the learning goals of the course and adding questions of their own. The deadline for faculty to customize course evaluations for autumn quarter is Nov. 13.   BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN
Oct 15 2015 | Stanford News
Massive online classes for virtually everyone were supposed to change the world of education, but it hasn't worked out that way yet, say three Stanford professors who have been involved since the beginning.   BY DAN STOBER
Sep 30 2015 | Stanford News
Stanford will explore the art and science of teaching and learning in 2015-16 with the Year of Learning initiative. To kick off the Year of Learning, innovative Stanford faculty will share their techniques and projects at the Great Teaching Showcase event on Oct. 2. BY JOAN PASSARELLI