The American Council of Education (ACE) has recommended that five courses on Coursera, an online learning platform founded by Stanford professors, become eligible for official college credit.
The grant will allow students to create a capstone project connecting all their academic and extracurricular Stanford experiences in one place, reflecting the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford’s (SUES) call for more integrative and interdisciplinary learning projects.
Stanford student-athletes tend to favour the same majors as the general student body, according to data from the Office of the University Registrar. The most popular major among student-athletes was HumBio, with 69 declared student-athletes, the same major that was most popular among the graduating class of 2012.
Stanford undergraduates continue to take language courses out of interest rather than to fulfill a language requirement, according to the latest annual report from Stanford University Language Center.
The Stanford-affiliated Coursera course platform currently leads the pack in massive open online course offerings. Stanford currently has 19 classes on Coursera, some with grants from the Vice Provost for Online Learning.
Despite an earlier deadline, the Chappell Lougee Scholarship received a record number of applications this year, exceeding last year’s high mark. According to Christina Mesa,… Continue Reading »