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Stanford University is offering a new distance-learning opportunity to exceptional high school students in China. This interactive, synchronous, online course will focus on technologies changing the world, including green tech, finance tech, health tech, and artificial intelligence. In real-time seminars with leading Stanford University scholars and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, students will participate in a rigorous learning experience as they apply basic aspects of the Design Thinking framework to cutting-edge technologies that are defining our future and providing exciting areas for academic study, professional opportunities, and entrepreneurial innovation.
This English-language course will explore green tech, finance tech, health tech, and artificial intelligence. Students will be challenged to brainstorm innovative solutions to problems impacting technological advancements through a series of mini design challenges. As a final project, students will delve into the field of technology in the course of most personal interest, apply design challenge skills to expand upon areas of innovation, and develop entrepreneurial ideas, slides, and pitches. Students will also have an opportunity to collaborate virtually with American students.
Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion from SPICE, Stanford University. The top three students in the winter course will be invited to a ceremony at Stanford University in Silicon Valley.
Students will also gain practical, academic skills:
Course components emphasize active participation and development of student interests:
Admission to this program is competitive; up to 30 exceptional high school students will be accepted. Requirements include:
For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions, contact Carey Moncaster (Stanford e-China Instructor) via email at email@example.com, or contact Liyi Ye (Stanford e-China Advisor in China) via WeChat at stanfordspice.