Stanford University has put extensive efforts into providing free online courses over the past several years in an effort to promote lifelong learning and share knowledge with the general public worldwide.
In the second in an occasional series of conversations sponsored by Stanford’s Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, three distinguished faculty explored a question that goes to the heart of the university’s mission: what does
A series of presentations at VPTL’s 2018 Grant Showcase demonstrated the breadth and depth of innovation underway in teaching and learning at Stanford while helping inform and inspire the 2018-19 cohort of VPTL Innovation Grant awardees.
Co-instructed by Stanford professors Blakey Vermeule and Susan Stephens, a new massive open online course examines the history of sports at American universities and fosters thoughtful debates over the issue of payment for student athletes and
Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning John Mitchell will be stepping down at the end of winter quarter after two three-year terms leading the office. Vice Provost for University Libraries and the University Press Michael Keller will serve as
As Stanford helped spur a transformation in online learning over the past five years, research undertaken by university affiliated scholars has been illuminating the fast-changing world of digital instruction and playing a significant role in
In a recent afternoon panel discussion at Paul Brest Hall, three Stanford professors explored trends in global education and shared insights from their own efforts to extend Stanford’s educational impact beyond its physical location.
At a town hall meeting Friday about the university’s ongoing long-range planning process, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell encouraged faculty, staff and students to submit their ideas for future initiatives and for