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Stanford launches online certificate in genetics and genomics

The Stanford School of Medicine and the Stanford School of Engineering have created a new online professional certificate program in genetics and genomics. The Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate is offered through Stanford Center for

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Six seed grants awarded Spring 2014

The Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning (VPOL) awarded six seed grants in Spring 2014 on topics ranging from medical training to indigenous culture to linear algebra. Two teams from the School of Medicine, School of Engineering, and

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Stanford Online courses from all parts of campus are reaching millions of learners globally

Stanford's online learning initiative is growing at a fast pace and the university is looking far beyond the MOOC at how to best educate students in the 21st century. A new report highlights accomplishments in 2013 and eyes the future of

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Stanford offers online creativity course featuring Warner Music Group artists

Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music.

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Stanford and Carnegie team up to launch online forest monitoring course

Powerful software developed by the Carnegie Institution for Science is now available at no cost to people who complete a training course hosted by Stanford Online.

'iLabs' offer a new way to add science experiments to online education

By making digital versions of real-world science experiments available to anyone on the Internet, Stanford Professor Lambertus Hesselink has developed a new approach to integrating laboratory experience with massive online science courses.

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Stanford launches latest version of iPhone and iPad Apps course on iTunes U

Beginning this week, the incredibly popular Developing Apps for iPhone and iPad course is now available for iOS 7 on iTunes U and, as always, all you have to do is subscribe to take this free, self-study course. In this new version

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Nanomanufacturing: Pushing the Boundaries of Scale, Speed and Learning

Nanotechnology is a relatively new field at the confluence of physics, science, and engineering, but its impact on our lives is astounding. From the phones and computers we use to the solar cells that convert sunlight into electricity

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Tales of the Body: Bridging the Communication Gap in Science Education through Online Learning

The human body is as mysterious as it is amazing. In Dr. Anne Friedlander's Environmental Physiology course – which will be offered as a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to the public this winter – the body’s mysteries and its amazing

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Stanford to collaborate with edX to develop a free, open source online learning platform

EdX will be available as an open source learning platform on June 1. In support of that move, Stanford will integrate features of its existing Class2Go open source online learning platform into the edX platform.

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Incoming Stanford students already engaged in scholarly community

Through Stanford's online course site created for the Three Books Program, freshmen and transfer students have participated in live chats with faculty and advisers over the summer.

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Stanford seed grants for online learning highlight international collaboration

Faculty members in education, medicine, law and the humanities are the latest recipients of Stanford funds for innovative approaches to teaching and learning.