Planning and Course Design
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There are a number of resources available at the School of Medicine to support faculty members interested in integrating interactive learning into their course curriculum. This support covers your project from start to finish, and offers assistance with:
- Pedagogical planning for both classroom and online activities
- Planning a timeline for creating your course or activities
- Creating content for your project
- Classroom Activities for interactive sessions
- Online platforms for delivering online content
- Research and Evaluation resources
- Lecture Halls without Lectures — A Proposal for Medical Education - New England Journal of Medicine, Charles G. Prober, M.D., and Chip Heath, Ph.D.
- Stanford's Online Strategy -Campus Technology
- Harvard and M.I.T. Team Up to Offer Free Online Courses
- How 'Flipping' the Classroom Can Improve the Traditional Lecture
- 'There Is Something Very Exciting Going on Here' -The Atlantic, John Mitchell, Vice Provost for Online Learning, Stanford University
- ithaka.org - An organization dedicated to the study and implementation of transformative uses of new technologies in higher education.
- 7 Things You Should Know About Flipped Classrooms - A brief introduction to the flipped classroom model from the Educause Learning Initiative.
- Going Social With Mobil Learning - The Mobile Academy: mLearning for Higher Education, Chapter 7, Clark N. Quinn, 2011
- Online Learning and Liberal Arts Colleges - Inside Higher Ed, June 29, 2012
- An Avalanche is Coming - Institute for Public Policy Research
- Stop Lecturing Me (In College Science)! - Scientific American, Budding Scientist blog. Interview with Carl Wieman, professor of physics and of education, commenting on a new paper offering convincing evidence that so-called “active learning” is superior to lectures. May 21, 2014
Stanford and SMILI In The News
- Professors propose 'lecture-less' medical school classes - Inside Stanford Medicine, May 2, 2012
- Stanford's professional schools commit to online learning - Stanford Report, September 14, 2012
- Medical education at Stanford gets more interactive by going online - Stanford Report, September 28, 2012
- Online learning initiative reinventine medical school courses - Inside Stanford Medicine, October 8, 2012
- Faculty Senate grapples with the possibilities and challenges of online learning - Stanford Report, October 26, 2012