Stanford University’s president predicts the death of the lecture hall as university education moves online
May 31, 2012
Stanford University recently explored offering online courses to a larger audience with a programming class for iPhone applications, first available in 2009, that has been downloaded more than one million times.
This past fall, more than 100 000 students around the world took three engineering classes — Machine Learning, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, and Introduction to Databases.
Stanford president John L. Hennessy says that’s just the beginning. In fact,… read more