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The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

New Free Online Course starting October 17

Former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry and a team of international experts explore the threat of nuclear terrorism in this free course. With global tensions rising, nuclear terrorism is one of the most concerning issues in the world today. You have the power to take action and make a difference. This course will give you the knowledge and — hopefully —  the motivation to do so.


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Transformation of Teaching & Learning

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Course Design and Production

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) provides support to Stanford faculty and staff for course design and production, including instructional design services, content production, and online delivery.

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Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning

Sharing as we innovate:  Stanford Online is a university-wide initiative coordinated by the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning (VPTL). VPTL promotes and advances the vibrant, intellectual endeavor of teaching and learning at Stanford. VPTL collaborates with faculty and departments to enrich the depth and range of Stanford learning experiences. We leverage digital technology to make Stanford research and scholarship more broadly accessible beyond campus. And we support the growing interest in extended educational programs, which provide meaningful learning opportunities to additional audiences around the world.

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Lagunita Online Learning Platform

Lagunita, an open-source platform, reflects Stanford’s commitment to the collaborative improvement of online learning. Initially called Stanford OpenEdX, Lagunita offers a flexible learning environment that gives educators the tools and freedom to develop new courses and learning modules that can transform the classroom experience of learners.

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