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.
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.
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
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
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
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) is now offering a new seed grant program for the 2014-15 academic year.
The first seed grant program (then offered by the office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning between Summer 2012 through Spring 2014) was designed to broadly...