Technology has transformed the way teachers teach and engage students. The days of the teacher sitting behind the desk or standing at the blackboard are numbered because of technological advances that have detached the instructor from the desk. One device that is leading the charge in untethering teachers is the Apple TV.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Stanford’s collaboration with Italian archive is basis for civic and scholarly celebration in Bologna. “Laura Bassi e le carte di famiglia” recognizes the pioneer female scientist.
In the eighteenth century, Laura Bassi was a scientist, professor at the University of Bologna, and member of the Bologna Academy of Sciences.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Web standards watchers may have heard of the Open Annotation (OA) effort--a Mellon-funded initiative to leverage linked data and the inherent fabric of the Web to assert, store and reuse annotations--by anyone, on (nearly) anything. SUL's digital manuscript efforts provided one of the pilot use cases for the original OA rollout, and we're now hosting one of three international workshops to increase awareness of the initiative.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
During Spring Quarter, the Meyer 220 Flex Class has been a hub of activity for the students and instructors of Urban Studies 166. Stanford students have been working with a documentarian, an urban historian, a professional film editor, and youth lyricists from the East Palo Alto community to create short ‘hip hop’ documentaries about the history and culture of East Palo Alto.