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Carol Dweck, professor of psychology at Stanford University and a leading researcher in the field of motivation, examines the mindsets people use to understand themselves, guide their behavior and affect their achievement. Stanford University 125th Anniversary: http://125.stanford.edu Stanford University Department of Psychology: https://psychology.stanford.edu
(February 2, 2012) Professor Jennifer Summit discusses recent research on undergraduate literacy and intellectual development. She explores how it can transform university teaching, learning, and disciplinary knowledge. The Center for Teaching and Learning's longest-running lecture series, Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching invites faculty winners of Stanford's major teaching awards to deliver a lecture on a teaching topic of their choice. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Center for Teaching and Learning: http://ctl.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
(April 22, 1999) Mary Louise Roberts gives a talk on the ways that teachers can improve their classroom discussions. She describes how she operates in class and discusses many of the goals teachers should have. Goals such as clarifying issues, raising the level of discussion, questioning students, and summarizing class. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Center for Teaching and Learning: http://ctl.stanford.edu/ Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences: http://humsci.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
Stanford women in computer science and engineering are taking aim at the gender gap in the technology industry. Founded in 2012, Girls Teaching Girls to Code is a student led organization that introduces Bay Area high school girls to computer science and programming basics. While learning the foundational concepts, participants establish strong relationships with Stanford mentors. High schoolers of all experience levels are encouraged to participate.
Making Body Language Your Superpower - an instructional video on using body language effectively. Presented by Stanford graduate students Matt Levy, Colin Bailie, Jeong Joon Ha, and Jennifer Rosenfeld. Created as an exemplary final project in Lecturer JD Schramm's Strategic Communication course in March 2014. Body language - both the speaker's and the audience's - is a powerful form of communication that is difficult to master, especially if the speaker is nervous. This video will teach you how to use your body language effectively, even if you are nervous. This video will also show you how to read the audience's body language and what you should do when they look bored or disconnected from the presentation. Use these tools to enhance your nonverbal communication abilities and better conne...
(April 13, 2000) Mary Barth explained how she uses the case study method of teaching to promote student involvement and foster meaningful and interesting discussions. The Center for Teaching and Learning is a Stanford University institution that seeks to promote excellence in all teaching. They seek to find methods for effective teaching that encompasses not only the transmission of facts, but the engaged and active learning of students. This lecture is part of the Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching lecture series. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu/ The Center for Teaching and Learning http://www.ctl.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
Get an overview of the varied, innovative teaching methods used at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Hear from faculty and students about their academic approaches and experiences. Related Links: Stay in Touch with the MBA Admissions Office: https://sumba.askadmissions.net/emtinterestpage.aspx?ip=prospect
Presented at the Buddhist Geeks conference in Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 2011. Stanford psychologist and meditation teacher Kelly McGonigal, PhD, describes recent research in how meditation practice changes the brain and reduces suffering, including physical pain and depression.
"Teaching as Coaching and Learning at Scale" -Marti Hearst, University of California, Berkeley This seminar series features dynamic professionals sharing their industry experience and cutting edge research within the human-computer interaction (HCI) field. Each week, a unique collection of technologists, artists, designers, and activists will discuss a wide range of current and evolving topics pertaining to HCI. Learn more: http://stanford.io/UdmdrX