online education News
Monday, May 2, 2016
A computer science professor discusses his research, philanthropy, and how to improve the state of education.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
A team of engineers and scientists develop tools to create more Wikipedia articles in more languages.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Some of the nation’s online education pioneers debated technology’s impact on higher education at a symposium held in conjunction with the National Academy of Engineering regional meeting at Stanford.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways.
Friday, September 28, 2012
The two newest classes, "Introduction to Computer Networks," and “Solar Cells, Fuel Cells and Batteries,” offer participants the chance to learn from some of Stanford's most accomplished faculty.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The platform, called Class2Go, allows professors the flexibility to incorporate other online tools and to conduct research as they teach.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Venture Lab, developed by Stanford faculty and students, hosts five courses this fall on entrepreneurship, education, creativity and finance.
Friday, September 7, 2012
The university, which pioneered massive open online courses, unveils two new homegrown software platforms to host the courses.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The creation of the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning – part of the larger Stanford Online initiative – signals both a restructuring of the university and its dedication to ensuring pedagogical agility and rigor in the face of global, economic and social transformations.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The professor of electrical engineering has been a pioneer of streaming video and online education technologies for two decades. The position is new to the School of Engineering and is seen as a clear acknowledgement that online education has come of age.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The team leading Stanford's online education initiative announces seed grants to faculty members across campus for course development. "It's been a grassroots phenomenon, which really reflects Stanford's tradition of innovation and creativity," said John Mitchell, professor of computer science and President John Hennessy's special assistant for educational technology.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Participants in the latest version of Stanford's popular iPhone and iPad apps online course will find help and inspiration 24 hours a day through Piazza, a peer-to-peer social learning site.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Stanford Engineering professors are setting out to add a new level of interactivity to online education in three free computer science classes debuting this fall.