Course Profile

The Oracle Team America yacht in the SF Bay during the 2013 America's Cup. Photo by Tom Ehman.
Sep 2, 2014
This team of engineering faculty led a small group of rising sophomores to explore the engineering of sailing, taking advantage of the 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco.
Photograph of the DTAL team sitting on a sofa with a sketch of a person.  Caption reads: You are part of the team!
Jul 31, 2014
Design Thinking is an experiential learning methodology that is useful for students when tackling real world challenges as part of multi-disciplinary teams. See how this methodology was translated to a MOOC platform.
International Women's Health and Human Rights Course Photo
Jul 8, 2014
This course explores a range of critical issues related to global health, the situations of women, and their human rights.
Visiting lecturer R.B. Brenner,center, talks with student journalists covering Proposition 36
May 26, 2014
Traditional reporting meets digital multimedia at a real-world pace: how Stanford lecturer R. B. Brenner leverages a flexible learning space to train 21st-century journalists.
Introduction to Haptics
Apr 30, 2014
Engineering Touch: Students learn how to build, program, and control haptic (sense of touch) devices that allow users to feel virtual or remote environments.
Abstract art: Gorge Improvisation by Kandinsky, detail
Apr 23, 2014
Instuctors Tobin and Abraham use improv techniques and a unique learning space to teach public speaking.
Apr 8, 2014
Profs combine lab and lecture to introduce students to the "messiness" of engineering.
Feb 26, 2014
Lacuna Stories is an exploratory, interactive open source platform and online ecosystem that combines elements such as wikis, forums, text annotation, and blogging with novel scholarly engagement tools and with primary and secondary sources.
Feb 18, 2014
Daniel McFarland wanted to provide high quality course content, engage students, offer free and discounted readings, enable peer evaluation of term papers and study the course to improve it.
Dec 20, 2013
Why an online “textbook”? Professor Chaitan Khosla and Lisa Hwang wanted to develop a textbook as a free, open educational resource that stayed current, used modern examples to illustrate concepts and could easily be adapted when another faculty member stepped in to teach the class down the road.

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