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In massive online course offered by Stanford, teams unleash diverse approaches to creativity

- Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways.…

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Seed grants enable new online courses for Stanford students

- The newest cohort of faculty pioneers will teach at Stanford, in high school, on overseas programs – and throughout the world. One of the grants is being used for a course that launches tomorrow.…

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Stanford School of Education course tackles challenges of digital learning

- A free-flowing, ambitious course brings students, faculty and professionals together to debate Education's Digital Future.…

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Australian university joins Stanford's open-source online platform

- Class2Go, developed by a group of Stanford engineers, will be the basis for online courses at the University of Western Australia accessible through mobile devices. The mobile app will then be available for use by Stanford – and anyone else.…

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Faculty Senate grapples with the possibilities and challenges of online learning

- John Mitchell, vice provost for online learning, outlines progress in online teaching and learning and hears both praise and skepticism.…

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Universities suffering from near-fatal 'cost disease'

- William Bowen, president emeritus of Princeton, sounds the alarm, says the current higher education model is untenable.…

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At Stanford, scholars debate the promises, pitfalls of online learning

- Tanner Lecturer and respondents tackle the challenges of preserving the best of higher education while venturing onto new ground.…

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Medical education at Stanford gets more interactive by going online

- Stanford's School of Medicine leads the way in changing how tomorrow's physicians are educated.…

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Grammar and syntax make their MOOC debut in Kristin Sainani’s science-writing class

- Stanford medical faculty member Kristin Sainani launches an online science-writing class.…

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Stanford studies up for Nov. 6 election

- A standing-room-only course, available for online viewing, explores U.S. politics to provide a context both wide and deep for the presidential race.…

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Stanford announces 16 online courses for fall quarter

- Sixteen courses and two new platforms for interactive learning will highlight Stanford's free online offerings this fall, with more to follow during winter and spring quarters.…

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Stanford launches Class2Go, an open-source platform for online classes

- The newest member of the family of platforms hosting online university courses was formally presented in society last week. Its name is Class2Go, and its proud parents are a team of eight engineers at Stanford's Computer Science Department.…