Student Learning

Prof. Sheri Sheppard teaching. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
Oct 22, 2015
Hear from Stanford faculty about how they use learning goals, and learn about resources for developing and implementing your own learning goals.
Vice Provost John Mitchell speaking, gesturing
Oct 2, 2015
Stanford will explore the art and science of teaching and learning in 2015-16 with the Year of Learning initiative. To kick off the Year of Learning, innovative Stanford faculty will share their techniques and projects at the Great Teaching Showcase event on Oct. 2.
Front of the Stanford Quad, hills in background
Sep 8, 2015
VPTL helps Stanford kick off the Year of Learning in 2015-16 with this Oct. 2 event.
Four students discussing in a group in a classroom. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
Jul 14, 2015
Tools and tactics to make group learning work well in your classroom.
Two students in class discussing a question. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
May 8, 2015
This recent study inquired into why students change their initial answers and with what success. A side benefit: it identified two ways to increase student learning in your class.
Instructor lecturing, gesticulating. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Feb 5, 2015
Are your lecture slides helping or hindering your students' absorption of your material? Read how to reduce the "cognitive load," or the extra information presented that may get in the way.
Jan 27, 2015
Clarity isn't desirable at all times: an overview of Abigail Lipson's take on confusion, the struggle that leads to new understanding.
Headshot, Prof. Geoff Cohen
Jan 13, 2015
With Professor Geoffrey Cohen, James G. March Professor of Organizational Studies in Education and Business.
Prof. Richard Felder teaching in classroom
Jan 8, 2015
Richard Felder tells you--and shows you--how to use active learning techniques in this video.
Headshot, Prof. Jeremy Bailenson
Nov 12, 2014
5:00 to 5:30: reception 5:30 to 6:30: presentation

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