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A highly realistic two-day simulation of a UN Security Council meeting teaches students how to conduct international diplomacy.
Students in class, smiling, as they work on concept maps together. Photo courtesy of Noelle Boucquey.
Do your students really understand certain concepts? Do they comprehend the relationships among all the topics within them? Find out, and help them learn better, with concept maps.
Scientist in lab coat, goggles, reaching into lab equipment
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.
Female grad student, in class, laughing. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
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.
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