Higher education

News articles classified as Higher education

Stanford Digital Education —

Book talks on equity and access

Now in its second season, Academic Innovation for the Public Good explores expanding access to higher education by reimagining the way we teach and learn.

Stanford Report —

How Stanford is reimagining the undergraduate experience

Stanford’s new first-year requirement, Civic, Liberal, and Global Education (COLLEGE), invites students to reflect on their own place and purpose at Stanford, in society, and in the world.

A hidden obstacle for women in academia

A sweeping new study finds that women are penalized for pursuing research perceived to be “feminized” – an implicit bias surprisingly strong in fields associated with women.

AI tool streamlines feedback on coding homework

Stanford professors develop and use an AI teaching tool that can provide feedback on students’ homework assignments in university-level coding courses, a previously laborious and time-consuming task.

Guide for science outreach

Science outreach efforts can encourage trust and interest in science, benefiting everyone involved. A guide produced by plant biologists from several institutions aims to make science outreach better and more effective.

Famous Stanford coding course free online

Stanford tries a new model for online learning. A free version of a popular intro to coding course is being offered for the second time this spring. The secret ingredient was the largest group of teachers for a single class. You can teach too! Applications are open.

Research during the COVID-19 pandemic

After a devastating and demanding several months, research at Stanford remains limited but could offer glimpses into how lab life might operate in the future.