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The Outcome for Stanford Graduates on a Diversified Job Market

eLearningworld News A new survey shows that 91% of the graduates from Stanford Graduate School of Education 2017 have received one or more job offers four months after earning their degree. The hiring organisations included everything from non-profits to startups to Fortune 500 companies. Where 77% of the graduates that got a job started working in education-related organisations, while the others started their own businesses or joined another organisation or continued to study. 94% are… Continue reading

Students designing winged drones for long-range flights

eLearningworld News Stanford is offering undergraduate the engineering course Aerial Robot Design, a class, led by David Lentink, assistant professor of mechanical engineering. At the course, the students learn to build delivery drones both quadcopter and winged drones. Besides the learning from hands-on collaborative teamwork of making a drone and fly the prototype, the ambition is also that the course fosters skills in robotics, aerodynamics, user-centered design, and systems engineering, which is of great benefit… Continue reading

Universities as the engine of social entrepreneurship

eLearningworld Entrepreneurial News In Stanford Social Innovation Review, Ben Mangan, Claire Markham and Kristiana Raube, all connected to Berkeley-Haas, identifies three ways for universities to become engines of social entrepreneurship. The platforms to build social enterprise, according to the authors, should include open doors to the classrooms of the voices of stakeholders. Meaning that it should work as a flipped classroom with focus on real life experience within the classroom. The second point is that… Continue reading

Latest News: Stanford kicks off “The Year of Learning”

eLearningworld News from US How can students’ best be educated in the 21st Century? To explore this subject profoundly the project Year of Learning starting with an event October 2 at Stanford. The project is hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning. The project is a year-long series of events and initiatives for the Stanford community in order to find new innovative solutions of how to improve education at the… Continue reading