Grantee Profile

Stanford University

Grants to Stanford University

  • $204,122Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — Stanford University’s School of Education focuses on shaping educational practices, their conceptual underpinnings, and the teaching and learning professions. Professor Roy Pea conducts research on how innovations in computing and communications technologies and related educational practices influence learning, thinking, and educational systems. In collaboration with the Gates Foundation, he will use this grant to develop a set of planning activities to help build a new field of learning analytics and educational data-mining, and, ultimately, create the infrastructure--tools, practices and a cadre of experts--to capture, derive meaning from, and use the extensive educational data generated by learners using digital learning tools.

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — To develop a digital assessment system for learning (over two years).

  • $197,618

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Technology

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — For the Digital Vision Program to support the development and testing of Frontline SMS, an application that allows nonprofit organizations in developing countries to manage mobile phone text messaging.

  • $197,621Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — To support a book and conference for the Research Network on Teaching and Learning.

  • $750,000

    1989 (Inactive Grant)

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — To support participation in the Consortium on the Biology of Parasitic Diseases.

  • $200,000

    1988 (Inactive Grant)

    Peace & Security

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — To support the Department of Philosophy, for activities in philosophy and computer science with the Institute of Philosophy in Moscow (over two years).

  • $60,000

    1987 (Inactive Grant)

    Research

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — For the research project "America and Awful Weaponry in World War II: Morality, Deterrence, and First Use," by Barton J. Bernstein.

  • $1,000,000

    1987 (Inactive Grant)

    Peace & Security

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — To support the Center for International Security and Arms Control, for institutional fellowships in peace and security studies and related research and support activities (over five years).

  • $83,968

    1987 (Inactive Grant)

    Research

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — For the research project "Crisis Management: Theory and Practice" (over two years).

  • $22,074

    1987 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — To support the project Literacy for the Year 2000.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Stanford University $3,315,403 between 1983 and 2015.

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