“No laptops.” For most students, it’s an easy ask — a common refrain among professors sick of pupils checking Facebook during discussion. For Bryce Tuttle ’20, it’s a problem. Tuttle’s dyslexia means he writes slowly and nearly illegibly. Typing helps him keep up. Last winter, as usual, he emailed an instructor his letter from Stanford’s…
Every Thursday over lunch, AFRICAAM 31: “RealTalk: Intimate Discussions about the African Diaspora” brings together 10 students with diverse faculty to discuss topics related to race and representation.
Four esteemed teachers came together Wednesday night for “Your Favorite Professors on Teaching,” a panel event held by The Stanford Pre-Education Society (SPREES) where professors shared their views on careers in teaching.
Stanford University celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Stanford’s traditional system of self-contained courses could soon be upended by recommendations by the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES), which advocates the introduction of “helix courses” to address “curricular incoherence” in undergraduate coursework.
The Faculty Senate discussed revisions to undergraduate breath requirements at its Thursday meeting, with professors disagreeing over the number of courses a student should be required to take under the proposed new system.
While the Faculty Senate declined after contentious debate to begin requiring introductory seminars (IntroSems) for freshmen, as recommended by the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) report, both University administrators and SUES members have welcomed this revision to the report’s recommendations.
Faculty have largely extended a warm welcome to Thinking Matters, the freshman requirement proposed as a replacement to the Introduction to the Humanities (IHUM) program by the recent Study on Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) report. The shift may occur as early as fall 2012.