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Assistant Professor Chao-Lin Kuo surprises Professor Andrei Linde with evidence that supports cosmic inflation theory. The discovery, made by Kuo and his colleagues at the BICEP2 experiment, represents the first images of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time. These waves have been described as the "first tremors of the Big Bang." Producer: Bjorn Carey Video: Kurt Hickman For more on the discovery, see: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/march/physics-cosmic-inflation-031714.html
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...
(March 29, 2010) Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky gave the opening lecture of the course entitled Human Behavioral Biology and explains the basic premise of the course and how he aims to avoid categorical thinking. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Stanford Department of Biology http://biology.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/stanford
Stanford Professor Robert Sapolsky, posits that depression is the most damaging disease that you can experience. Right now it is the number four cause of disability in the US and it is becoming more common. Sapolsky states that depression is as real of a biological disease as is diabetes. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
(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
See why Stanford is the best college for your money. Read more here: http://time. com/money/3956647/stanford-money-best-colleges/ Subscribe to TIME ►► http://po.st/SubscribeTIME Get closer to the world of entertainment and celebrity news as TIME gives you access and insight on the people who make what you watch, read and share. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2EFFA5DB900C633F Money helps you learn how to spend and invest your money. Find advice and guidance you can count on from how to negotiate, how to save and everything in between. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGLpQQfhNKdqS_Wccs94rMHiajrRr4W Find out more about the latest developments in science and technology as TIME’s access brings you to the ideas and people changing our world. https://www.youtube.com/playli...
The goal of "Reading Like a Historian," a high school curriculum designed at Stanford, is to improve literacy skills, foster a love of learning and of history, and increase critical thinking and reading comprehension. And it seems to work. Related article: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/march/rethinking-history-education-030512.html Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford News: http://news.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
(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
October 6, 2017
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.
In 2017, Stanford Graduate School of Education celebrates 100 years. We asked scholars, students and alumni to reflect on the powerful ways education can change lives and why they chose education. #StanfordEd100 http://gse100.stanford.edu
Stanford mechanical engineer Sheri Sheppard talks about breaking up large classes to put students into problem-solving teams as she compares notes with a former student who is now a middle school teacher. Sheppard, who has studied how to attract diverse students to STEM, was named 2014 U.S. Professor of the Year for doctoral and research universities. This award is bestowed by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and administered by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins brings his competitive nature and past playing experience to help his players grow every time they step on the court. See more exclusive footage and unique stories during "The Drive: Pac-12 Basketball" Wednesday night at 9 PT on Pac-12 Networks. See more at: http://pac-12.com/shows/the-drive-pac-12-basketball
Misla Barco, who teaches Spanish at East Palo Alto Academy, a charter school operated by Stanford's School of Education was honored recently. During Teacher Appreciation Week in May, she received a phone call from Arne Duncan, U.S. secretary of education. Barco was one of four teachers around the country Duncan personally called to thank for their work. East Palo Alto Academy opened in 2001 as a joint project of Stanford, a Bay Area nonprofit organization and the Ravenswood School District. The school is located in East Palo Alto, Calif., near Stanford. Related article: http://news.stanford.edu/thedish/?p=20329 Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford News: http://news.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
Lecture 1 of Leonard Susskind's Modern Physics course concentrating on Quantum Mechanics. Recorded January 14, 2008 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the second of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on quantum mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. Complete playlist for the course: http://youtube.com/view_play_list?p=189C0DCE90CB6D81 Stanford Continuing Studies: http://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/ About Leonard Susskind: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/physics/people/faculty/susskind_leonard.html Stanford University channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanforduniversity