University administrators have announced plans to merge Class2Go, Stanford’s online course platform, with edX, a nonprofit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), producing a joint open source online learning platform that will first be available in June.
“It’s no secret that the reputation of Stanford engineering and sciences puts the humanities and arts in the shade,” said Richard Saller, dean of the… Continue Reading »
Although Stanford’s recent foray into online education has been met with praise from both faculty and students alike, faculty have raised concerns surrounding intellectual property rights in this space.
John Mitchell, the new Vice Provost for Online Education (VPOL), recently sat down with The Daily to discuss his position and plans for the office.
At the first meeting held by new chair Steven Denning, M.B.A. ’78, the Stanford Board of Trustees discussed several ongoing University construction projects, including an… Continue Reading »
Computer science professor John Mitchell will be the first vice provost for online learning, a new office positioning Stanford as the global leader in online education.