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Teaching online yields lessons about learning, Stanford scholars say

- MOOCs on computer science and math yield rich rewards, scholars tell a forum audience. Among them is the feedback they get about how students learn.…

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Online's range getting wider and deeper as Stanford's course offerings take advantage of new technology

- As new MOOCs are made available to the world at large, professors innovate on campus to make Stanford-only courses more exciting and effective.…

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Online learning: Somewhere between avalanche and revolution

- Panel discussion weighs opportunities and dangers in the marriage of new technologies and the classroom.…

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Stevens named director of digital research and planning

- The Graduate School of Education and the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning are partnering to advance research on how people learn.…

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Blood, sweat (but no tears) in Stanford HumBio class

- Podcasts by students, followed by action videos, make exercise physiology real, very real.…

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Learning analytics at Stanford takes huge leap forward with MOOCs

- Stanford's Lytics Lab studies data from massive online courses to learn more about how we learn.…

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Playing to learn: Panelists at Stanford discussion say using games as an educational tool provides opportunities for deeper learning

- Interaction and opportunities to make choices are among the virtues of the new generation of educational games, experts say.…

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As learning goes digital, big data can guide us

- In a keynote address, Roy Pea points to the necessary marriage between learning sciences and learning analytics.…

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Higher education grapples with accreditation in the digital age

- At a recent forum sponsored by Stanford's Graduate School of Education, innovators and experts discussed credits and accountability as online learning and societal shifts transform education.…

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Ed School MOOC attracts 40,000 participants — and questions from Stanford students

- GSE professor Dan McFarland wins kudos for his first “MOOC,” but sees need for improvement…

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'Now you try it': Stanford faculty share experiences of online teaching

- A packed forum at the Stanford Graduate School of Education draws students and educators eager to implement new technologies and methods.…