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The Year of Learning Blog

The Future of Reading and Writing event
May 24, 2016
The Year of Learning’s final event examines how the changing technologies with which we read and write are altering our notions of literacy — and of how we teach it.
May 11, 2016
A Year of Learning panel asks how the region can continue generating wealth while also advancing educational opportunity.
Top Challenges and Opportunities Today and Tomorrow” panelists.
April 20, 2016
Experts from Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, and MIT explore “Top Challenges and Opportunities Today and Tomorrow.”
April 19, 2016
The Stanford alum and former president of California’s State Board of Education encourages his audience to “think big” and collaborate with each other.
March 28, 2016
The Year of Learning teams with Stanford’s University Innovation Fellows program to explore how students are changing the shape of higher education.
Web Panel
March 15, 2016
A pair of Year of Learning panels offer diverse perspectives on the evolving role of the university in preparing students for successful careers and then helping them continue to learn throughout their lives.
Kevin Carey Panel
March 1, 2016
The author of a provocative critique of the modern university experience joins Stanford experts to discuss where higher education can – and should – go next
Connected Worlds
February 16, 2016
A panel representing Stanford faculty, administrators, and students examines the many ways in which student learning inside and outside the classroom intersect. A mid-quarter lunchtime event sponsored by Stanford’s Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning’s (VPTL) Year of Learning...
Faculty Members Talking
November 24, 2015
A faculty panel explores the intersection of learning goals, teaching excellence, and course evaluations At a recent lunch sponsored by Stanford’s Year of Learning initiative and attended by more than 50 educators, a panel of distinguished university teachers discussed how to formulate effective...
Elizabeth Bernhardt Speaks at ATXpo
October 30, 2015
Approximately two hundred professors, graduate students, and academic technology staff from Stanford University, University of California Berkeley, and San Jose State University gathered October 12 at the Arrillaga Alumni Center to discuss and share effective practices for teaching and learning with technology at the 2015 ATXpo (Academic Technology Expo).