Course Design

Architectural detail, Memorial Church
Oct 2, 2013
What kind of instructional design approaches work for Stanford students, and what barriers and opportunities should professors consider when designing online experiences for them?
Aug 15, 2013
This is an exciting and challenging time to be an instructional designer.
Jul 16, 2013
Hands-on exploration first You've heard of the flipped classroom, where students watch lecture videos before coming to class and use class time for activities with the instructor.  But that may be the wrong way around.
Jun 12, 2013
Faced with twin challenges of combining teaching with research and restructuring a lecture course, Prof. Tadashi Fukami solved them in a rewarding and prizewinning way.
Faculty College participants stand in front of the iEarth team poster, discussing it
May 30, 2013
Above:  Participants Janani Balasubranian, Alexandra Boehm, and Andrew Parsekian with the iEarth team poster
Female Asian undergrad in lab coat, gloves holds up a flask to the light. Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
May 26, 2013
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Faculty Panel: Keith Devlin, Scott Klemmer, Dan Boneh
May 24, 2013
A faculty panel, brought together by the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning (VPOL) and the Graduate School of Education (GSE), discussed “Research Opportunities in Online and Blended Learning” on May 22 in CERAS Learning Hall.
May 23, 2013
In teaching biology to undergraduates, I want them to discover the thrill of discovery. I'll talk about designing a large introductory research-based laboratory class that challenges students to create and share scientific knowledge.
Two female students conversing in a lecture hall full of other students
May 20, 2013
Imagine the first day of an undergraduate Spanish 2 classroom with sixteen students whose enthusiasm for the course ranges from “Oh boy!


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