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Teaching and learning innovation requires supporting (and incentivizing) instructors

by Emily Bamforth

Finding innovations in teaching and learning requires communication with instructors and new offices, speakers said at an event.

To close equity gaps, Stanford launches digital education office

by Emily Bamforth

A new initiative in partnership with the National Education Equity Lab is targeting under-resourced high schools across the country.

VR in universities a welcome addition, but not yet 'plug-and-play'

by Ryan Johnston

Professors experimenting with VR in their classrooms report positive initial results, but they say creating the content is still a lot of work.

Stolen Stanford data leaked after Accellion breach

by Benjamin Freed

"I think we can probably expect to see more" universities to see data stolen by malicious actors, Stanford student and cybersecurity researcher Jack Cable said.

Nonprofit donated more than 400 computers to homeless students

by Betsy Foresman

A student-led nonprofit called Bridging Tech has been providing refurbished computers to homeless K-12 students during the pandemic.

Stanford's 'Club Cardinal' game gave students a virtual hangout

by Betsy Foresman

Though the university's physical campus remains closed, a new virtual campus paired with a social network is being embraced by students and administrators, who may adopt it as an official planning platform.

Universities, professors to take spotlight at SXSW EDU 2020

by Jake Williams

From AI to blockchain, student experience to student data, education leaders head to Austin, Texas, this March to uncover the latest innovations.

Stanford's 'QuizBot' helps students retain 25 percent more information

by Betsy Foresman

Backed by an artificial intelligence named "Frosty the penguin," a new chatbot was shown to encourage longer study periods and raise quiz scores.

Software flaw allows Stanford students to view Social Security numbers, applications of other students

by Colin Wood

Standardized test scores, personal essays, home addresses, criminal status and financial aid information were also viewable.

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