October 22, 2020 - March 31, 2021
The Stanford e-China application is now open at https://spicestanford.smapply.io/prog/stanford_e-china_/.
Spring 10-week course dates: April 16 to June 18, 2021 (China Time)
Final deadline to apply: March 31, 2021 (extended)
Stanford University is offering a new distance-learning opportunity to exceptional high school students in China. This interactive, 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 discussions, assignments, and a mini design challenge. As a final project, students will identify and delve into a technological problem of personal interest in one of the course fields, apply design thinking skills to brainstorm human-centered solutions, and develop a slide presentation that culminates with a personal Action Plan. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Liyi Ye (Stanford e-China Advisor in China) via WeChat at stanfordspice.