Humanities Teaching

Encina Hall
Dec 18, 2015
TAs produce a lot of materials.  Whether it’s in-class worksheets, take-home vocabulary sheets, pre-lab exercises, or exam study guides, most TAs spend much of their teaching preparation time making materials.
Delighted students laughing in class. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
Jun 1, 2015
Use these tips from Stanford instructors to attract and engage students in your humanities course.
Headshot, Dr. Petra Dierkes-Thrun
Apr 2, 2015
Develop enriching digital pedagogy for your humanities seminar, without much extra tech support.
Prof. James Simpson, Harvard
Feb 26, 2015
Prof. Simpson visits from Harvard to discuss their Arts and Humanities Project.
Doctoral candidates Alice E.M. Underwood and Daniel Bush developed ‘Kvizsterical,’ an online collection of literary quizzes in the Literature and Social Online Learning class. Photo by Corrie Goldman.
Jan 8, 2015
Students from computer science and the humanities join forces to create literary websites and mobile apps, combining their strengths to launch literature into the 21st century.
Medieval manuscript digitized as part of the Digging Deeper course. Photo provided by Elaine Treharne and the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning.
Jul 23, 2014
Stanford’s Vice Provost for Online Learning provides generous support for faculty and staff wishing to develop new digital learning projects for their courses. On May 27, five Stanford instructors gathered to share their own exciting work in this growing field.
Male student lies on his back on grass, reading, on sunny day in SEQ
May 12, 2014
What to say when they ask you why you study history: the simple answer, the complicated answer, and the philosophical answer.
Five grad students seated, laughing
Apr 14, 2014
Over pizza, grad students reflected on their own struggles with writing about literature and enthusiastically shared ideas to help undergraduates become stronger writers.
Feb 28, 2014
Attend this open house to learn more about teaching in NYC next fall.


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