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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.

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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.