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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...
Jan 28 2013
BY R. F. MACKAY A packed forum at the Stanford Graduate School of Education draws students and educators eager to implement new technologies and methods. The 4-minute mile and a cruise ship navigating through icebergs were among the startling images of online...
Jan 22 2013
BY R.F. MACKAY Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways. If there's one thing everybody in the world can agree upon, no matter where they are, who they are or what language they speak, it's that they don't get enough...
Jan 15 2013
BY R.F. MACKAY The newest cohort of faculty pioneers will teach at Stanford, in high school, on overseas programs – and throughout the world. One of the grants is being used for a course that launches tomorrow. Fourteen faculty members or groups have received seed funding from...
Nov 19 2012
BY R.F. MACKAY A free-flowing, ambitious course brings students, faculty and professionals together to debate Education's Digital Future. Amid all the hyperbolic proclamations that massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are poised to take over the educational...
Nov 7 2012
BY R.F. MACKAY November 5, 2012 Class2Go, developed by a group of Stanford engineers, will be the basis for online courses at the University of Western Australia accessible through mobile devices. The mobile app will then be available for use by Stanford – and anyone else...

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