lunes, 1 de junio de 2015

NEW STANFORD ONLINE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES!

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NEW STANFORD ONLINE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES!

 
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Upcoming & In-Session Offerings

Principles of Economics
Principles of Economics
Opens June 22
Learn how a modern market economy functions and how economists think from this introduction to the study of economics, which covers: microeconomic analysis (including the behavior of consumers and firms); macroeconomic concepts such as national production, employment, inflation and interest rates; and the role of government regulation, monetary policy, and fiscal policy. (Free.)
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Statistics for Medical Professionals
Statistics in Medicine (CME)
Opens June 24
Learn how to apply statistical reasoning to real examples in medicine. First, gain firm grounding in probability and statistics as they pertain to practicing evidence-based medicine, communicating treatment outcome probability, and interpreting the results of studies and scientific papers to improve patient care. Next, learn how to analyze your own data, how to choose the correct statistical test, and how to avoid common pitfalls. (Free.)
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Writing in Science
Writing in Science (CME)
Now Open!
Created for physicians, residents, and medical researchers. Improve your skills in scientific writing to publish clear and effective scientific papers and to review clinical research. Earn CME credits. (Fee applies.)
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Self-Paced Offerings

Creating Effective Online and Blended Courses
Creating Effective Online and Blended Courses
Now Open!
Designed for higher education instructors. Learn how to develop online courses or incorporate online learning approaches in on-campus classes. (Free.)
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Giving 2.0: The MOOC
Giving 2.0: The MOOC
Now Open!
Learn how to assess nonprofit organizations, how to create a strategy for high-impact philanthropy, how to volunteer more effectively, how to use existing, free technology for good, and more. (Free.)
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Natural Capital Approach
Introduction to the Natural Capital Approach in Department of Defense Environments
Now Open!
Discover how to integrate nature's value into decisions affecting the environment and human well-being. Learn how natural capital (NatCap) approaches can inform decisions by governments, multi-lateral development institutions, and non-governmental organizations. Examine case studies of land management decisions made by the Department of Defense. Get an overview of InVest, a software tool for mapping, modeling, and valuing ecosystem services. (Free.)
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Stanford Continuing Studies

Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law
Opens June 22
Explore our nation’s founding charter through the seminal Supreme Court opinions interpreting it. Learn the Constitution’s basic structure and design, and investigate the principles of judicial review, federalism, and separation of powers. (Fee applies.)
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Beginning Programming (PHP)
Beginning Programming (PHP)
Opens June 22
Learn the fundamentals of the PHP programming language, how web developers use PHP to produce dynamic web pages, and more. Topics include: language basics (syntax, semantics, data types), variable basics, control flow structures, functions, file handling, and ways to leverage others’ code through the use of libraries. Develop skills to write and build a program, and to solve a problem in a programmatic way. (Fee applies.)
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Bringing Your Presentation to Life
Bringing Your Presentation to Life
Opens June 22
Break away from the conventional Power Point slide deck and deliver memorable messages to your audience. Explore three essentials of presentation design and delivery: organizing information, using elements of graphic design with the appropriate technological tools, and connecting with an audience by mastering the performance aspects of presentation. Work on exercises in small groups, then create and deliver a three-minute presentation, and integrate feedback. Develop skills that can be used in any communication setting. (Fee applies.)
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Graduate School of Business

Stanford Lead Certificate: Corporate Innovation
Stanford LEAD Certificate: Corporate Innovation
Starts September 30
Application Deadline: August 17
Master the business fundamentals of finance, strategy, and critical thinking. Deepen your knowledge of methods for building business models, innovating through design thinking, and overcoming resistance to change. This unique and selective certificate program redefines the boundaries of learning to offer a flexible and interactive, online experience with the academic rigor, world-class faculty, and innovative frameworks for which Stanford GSB is renowned. (Application and fee apply.)
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Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate
Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate
Now Open!
Learn effective strategies for managing innovative organizations—and for starting new ones— from faculty at the Stanford School of Engineering and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Earn a certificate on your schedule by completing 8 out of 12 self-paced courses, in any order or combination. (Application and fee apply.)
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Stanford Center for Professional Development

Converting Strategy into Action
Converting Strategy into Action
Now Open!
Improve organizational alignment and achieve your strategic objectives with a stronger, project-based organization that consistently delivers high performance. This online professional course contributes to the Stanford Advanced Project Management certificate. (Application and fee apply.)
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Decision Quality
Decision Quality
Now Open!
Make smarter, faster, more creative long-term decisions and learn how to build decision competency within your organization. This online professional course contributes to the Strategic Decision and Risk Management certificate. (Application and fee apply.)
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Worldview at Stanford

Behind and Beyond Big Data
Behind and Beyond Big Data
Starts September 21
Application Deadline: September 21
Big data is more than an increase in data volume. Discover, through an interdisciplinary lens, how big data will evolve, create new knowledge and value, and shift power and influence in the world. (Application and fee apply.)
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The Future of Food
The Future of Food
Starts August 10
Application Deadline: August 3
Examine the sources of change, risk, and resilience in the global food system. Develop scenarios for the future of food, learning the methodology from seasoned practitioners. (Application and fee apply.)
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Other Learning Opportunities

Stanford SISAC-Security Matters
Stanford CISAC-Security MattersLecture Series
Now Open!
Explore lectures in this series, which survey the most pressing security issues facing the world today. Topics include cybersecurity, nuclear proliferation, insurgency and intervention, terrorism, biosecurity, lessons learned from the Cold War and Cuban Missile Crisis – as well as the future of U.S. leadership in the world. (Free.)
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Additional courses and programs are offered by: Stanford Center for Professional Development (School of Engineering), Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship(Graduate School of Business and School of Engineering), Continuing Medical Education(School of Medicine) and Stanford Continuing Studies. (Registration fees may apply.)



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