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An expert in TA training shares answers to some challenges mentors face when training TAs.
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This researcher set out to improve her department's lab courses and students' feelings about them. Here's how she succeeded at both.
Scaling MOOC

Professors Huggy Rao and Bob Sutton share lessons learned and insights about how to scale an organization.

Plaza Blanca cliffs, NM
Developed by the Bill Lane Center for the American West, the interdisciplinary course introduced undergraduates to the unique history, literature, art, politics, and environmental challenges of the North American West.
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The way Stanford’s Language Center trains its TAs--intensively, actively, and with mentors--leads to success for TAs and students alike.
Clarity isn't desirable at all times: an overview of Abigail Lipson's take on confusion, the struggle that leads to new understanding.
Instructor looking up at crowd of students in lecture hall. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
From texting to tardiness to cheating, incivility and misconduct can disrupt learning. Here are some tips for controlling a class.
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