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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...
May 25 2013
By R. F. MCKAY March 25, 2013 As new MOOCs are made available to the world at large, professors innovate on campus to make Stanford-only courses more exciting and effective. Around 20 Stanford courses will be taught entirely or partially online this spring. According to...
Apr 30 2013
By R.F. McKay April 30, 2013 Podcasts by students, followed by action videos, make exercise physiology real, very real. Anne Friedlander's teaching assistant Corey Dysick not only donated his body to science, he donated it to the cause of online learning, a twin...
Apr 11 2013
By R. F. MCKAY April 11, 2013 Stanford's Lytics Lab studies data from massive online courses to learn more about how we learn. The hottest thing about online learning might be the opportunity it affords for learning about how people learn. It can tell us when students get...
Mar 4 2013
By R. F. MCKAY March 1, 2013 Interaction and opportunities to make choices are among the virtues of the new generation of educational games, experts say. We may think we're pretty smart, but in fact we have very little notion of how humans learn. Kids know: They play games...
Feb 19 2013
BY R.F. MACKAY February 18, 2013 In a keynote address, Roy Pea points to the necessary marriage between learning sciences and learning analytics "Fear and trepidation" are stalking the educational landscape, according to Roy Pea, who stood at the podium with an awful green...
Feb 13 2013
By R.F. MACKAY February 13th, 2013 At a recent forum sponsored by Stanford's Graduate School of Education, innovators and experts discussed credits and accountability as online learning and societal shifts transform education.
Feb 5 2013
By Mandy Erickson February 5, 2012 GSE professor Dan McFarland wins kudos for his first “MOOC,” but sees need for improvement Becca Constantine, a student in Stanford’s Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies (POLS) master’s program, was keenly interested in education...

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