Stanford Center for Professional Development

Stanford Certificate Program Honors Online Learners

Thirty-five working professionals were honored last month with professional education certificates from the Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SI&E) program. Academic Directors Bob Sutton (management science and engineering) and Huggy


Stanford Classrooms Reimagined team to share findings

The Stanford Classrooms Reimagined project team, which is developing a master plan for classrooms and informal learning spaces that will guide planning and design for the next decade, will present a preview of its findings to the university

Center for Health Education

Videos to Educate Lawyers on Interviewing Migrant Kids at Border

Stanford experts have created four short videos to help lawyers at the U.S. border learn to sensitively interview migrant children and teens about traumatic experiences.

Stanford Center for Professional Development

Stanford initiative facilitates research in Thailand

September marked the one-year anniversary of the Stanford Thailand Research Consortium, a collaboration between Stanford and Thai industry. Three companies have signed on to date as members of the consortium: AIS, AP Thailand, and KBank. Each


VPTL Supports Stanford's Education Mission on Campus and Around the World

Beginning with the 2019 academic year, VPTL will be known as the Office of the Vice Provost for Technology and Learning, further refining our focus on learning technologies, classroom and learning spaces, blended and online learning, and global

Stanford Center for Professional Development

Enriching General Education in the UAE

As part of an important national innovation strategy, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) launched a large initiative to develop innovation talent across the nation’s 79 degree-granting institutions. The Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of

Stanford Center for Professional Development

New Online Courses Benefit Students and Departments

This summer, incoming master’s students in three departments will be able to take online courses prior to arriving on campus in the fall. Taking any of these introductory courses will allow students advantages when they begin their residential

Center for Teaching and Learning

Redesigning science learning spaces

When Stanford’s Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning opened this academic year, the instructional spaces unveiled the Department of Chemistry’s thoughtful planning and promotion of active learning. VPTL assisted faculty by providing


Michael Keller named vice provost for teaching and learning; Sarah Church to serve as senior associate vice provost

Keller, vice provost for University Libraries and the University Press, will oversee the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, which supports campus-based learning and extended education.

Stanford Online

Deepening Student Engagement through Learning Technology: Online Resource Aids Stanford Instructors

A new, free online self-paced guide called Blended and Online Learning Design (BOLD) demonstrates how digital technology can enhance student engagement and shows instructors how to develop their own digital learning experiences at Stanford.


Mentors in Teaching (MinT) Program Celebrates 10 Years

Stanford Peer Program Helps Teaching Assistants Excel


Real-time, web-based audience response tool Poll Everywhere is now available for use by Stanford faculty, staff and students

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) now provides a campus-wide license to Poll Everywhere. All Stanford University faculty, staff and students have access to the web-based, smart device and SMS text-friendly audience