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  1. Language A to Z Sale

    Language A to Z

    John McWhorter
    4.9 out of 5
    50% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
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    There’s a lot that’s quirky and intriguing about how human language works—and much of it is downright fun to learn about. Here’s a delightful way to get accessible, bite-sized introductions to language in Language A to Z. These twenty-four 15-minute lectures by Professor John McWhorter, one of the best-known popularizers of language, use the English alphabet as a unique, offbeat way to let you hopscotch...
  2. Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe Sale

    Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe

    Lynne Olson
    4.9 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (13)
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    Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe is your chance to meet men and women of courage and conscience who helped change the course of the war—but who have slipped into the cracks of history. Taught by historian Lynne Olson, author of seven acclaimed books about World War II, these 12 scintillating lectures offer a trove of fascinating, largely untold stories across Europe and America.
  3. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Daily Life Sale

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Daily Life

    Jason M. Satterfield
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    You talk to yourself all day long. We all do. Most of what we say carries no emotional weight, but sometimes, what we tell ourselves negatively affects the very quality of our lives. In the 24 compelling half-hour lectures of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Daily Life, Professor Jason Satterfield will help you build your cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) toolbox. In learning to use these tools appropriately, you...
  4. Microsoft Word Essentials Sale

    Microsoft Word Essentials

    Vonne Smith
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    Finally put Microsoft® Word under your complete control with these 25 lessons that cover everything from beginner basics to advanced tricks. With Microsoft Word Essentials, learn everything you need to make this application work for you, including interface and document views; character and paragraph formatting; margins, headers, and footers; list and style formatting; and section and page breaks.
  5. Microsoft Excel Essentials Sale

    Microsoft Excel Essentials

    Vonne Smith
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    The 19 lessons of Microsoft Excel Essentials strive to empower users by providing the necessary foundation for working in Excel with ease. Brought to you in partnership with ITProTV and taught by Microsoft® Office guru Vonne Smith and her co-hosts Justin Dennison and Daniel Lowrie, these lessons will help you conquer this essential program by introducing you to its interface, guiding you through its many menus and...
  6. Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Sale

    Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials

    Vonne Smith
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    Flexible, easy to use—and even fun—Microsoft PowerPoint® is a dynamic and practical application that can help you improve your presentations by enhancing them with visual elements, so your audience better understands and engages with the information you are providing. The Great Courses has partnered with ITProTV to bring you 33 lessons that will introduce you to both the fundamentals and lesser-known tricks to...
  7. Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life

    Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life

    Mark Leary
    3 out of 5
    29% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (17)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    In Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life, Professor Leary brings you to the forefront of recent studies in self-presentation. After more than 40 years of experience in psychology and neuroscience—and with wry humor and a talent for distilling difficult concepts into manageable parts— he makes this fascinating topic accessible to audiences everywhere. Step up to a thought-provoking journey into...
  8. White Collar Criminal Law Explained

    White Collar Criminal Law Explained

    Randall D. Eliason
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (6)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In White Collar Criminal Law Explained, join Professor Randall D. Eliason of The George Washington University Law School for an in-depth investigation of how federal white collar crime prosecutions work—and why they sometimes don’t. Over 24 lessons, you’ll learn how prosecutors pursue white collar crimes, including fraud, bribery, obstruction of justice, extortion, perjury, money laundering, and more.
  9. Understanding the US Government

    Understanding the US Government

    Jennifer Nicoll Victor
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    By gaining a clear grasp of political institutions, we’re better equipped to engage with government and politics. In this course, you’ll explore essential topics such as how the federal bureaucracy is organized, the intricacies of Congress and the legislature, the operations of the Supreme Court, the challenge of campaign finance, the media and politics, and America’s deep political polarization.
  10. How Digital Technology Shapes Us

    How Digital Technology Shapes Us

    Indre Viskontas
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Many of us are concerned about the amount of technology in our lives these days and whether or not we are spending way too much time on screens. In How Digital Technology Shapes Us, Professor Indre Viskontas provides a scientific approach to judging the true pros and cons of our interaction with technology in the digital age. With this information, we can focus on the positives of digital media, empowering us to...
  11. Unlocking the Hidden History of DNA Sale

    Unlocking the Hidden History of DNA

    Sam Kean
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
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    Assuming the viewer has no background in science, these 12 half-hour lectures cover the fundamental properties of DNA, the techniques that have unraveled its mysteries, the exciting revelations that have come to light, and the stories of the all-too-human scientists involved. Witty and informative, the lectures are delivered by science writer and podcaster Sam Kean, author of the bestseller The Violinist’s Thumb.
  12. How Science Shapes Science Fiction Sale

    How Science Shapes Science Fiction

    Charles L. Adler
    4.7 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (6)
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    View scientific knowledge through the lens of fiction in and explore theories, concepts, and formulas that may seem daunting in more academic settings. How Science Shapes Science Fiction showcases the ways fiction has an amazing capacity to teach us about ourselves and the nature of the world we live in.
  13. Written Communications: Being Heard and Understood Sale

    Written Communications: Being Heard and Understood

    Allison Friederichs
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
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    Discover the secrets to sharpening your written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills In 12 rewarding lectures. With humor and enthusiasm, along with dozens of tools, examples, and exercises, Professor Friederichs will teach you how to select the right words; ensure proper grammar and punctuation; and analyze, craft, and edit your message—all while using a reader-centric lens.
  14. World War II: The Pacific Theater Sale

    World War II: The Pacific Theater

    Craig L. Symonds
    4.6 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
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    World War II: The Pacific Theater—produced by The Great Courses in partnership with HISTORY®—takes you into the sweeping story of the American fight against the Japanese. Taught by Professor Craig L. Symonds, a distinguished military historian at the US Naval War College, these 24 vivid lectures chronicle the global trajectory of the war in the Pacific, from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the birth of the atomic...
  15. Shocking Psychological Studies and the Lessons They Teach

    Shocking Psychological Studies and the Lessons They Teach

    Thad A. Polk
    4.9 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
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    In the six lectures of Shocking Psychological Studies and the Lessons They Teach, you will explore a range of ethically compromised psychological experiments from the past that have nonetheless contributed significant insight into the human condition. Dr. Polk spells out the contemporary ethical principles now in place to protect both subjects and science, but also examines why every new technological and scientific...
  16. Survival Mentality: The Psychology of Staying Alive Sale

    Survival Mentality: The Psychology of Staying Alive

    Nancy Zarse
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
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    When we hear about someone surviving a great challenge, we often hear that the person “rose to the occasion.” But in fact, psychologists find that in moments of terror, people revert to their lowest level of training and preparation. Knowing that, the trick is to bring up your “lowest level” by continually improving your training and preparation, practicing for survival now, and building the resilience that...
  17. The Mongol Empire Sale

    The Mongol Empire

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (10)
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    Taught by Professor Craig Benjamin of Grand Valley State University, this course follows the Mongol mounted warriors who emerged out of Central Asia in the 13th century to conquer much of the known world. Although the Mongols fought with unparalleled brutality, they aspired to many of the civilized values of their victims and helped trigger long-lasting cultural interchange between East and West.
  18. Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers Sale

    Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers

    Joseph L. Hoffmann
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
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    Books That Matter: The Federalist Papers gives you the chance to delve into one of the most influential guides to the U.S. Constitution. Taught by acclaimed professor and legal scholar Joseph L. Hoffmann of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, these 12 thought-provoking lectures unpack the 85 brilliant essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay that serve essentially as the Bible of American...
  19. America's Long Struggle Against Slavery

    America's Long Struggle Against Slavery

    Richard Bell
    4.3 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    America’s Long Struggle against Slavery is your chance to survey the history of the American anti-slavery movement, from the dawn of the transatlantic slave trade during the late 15th century to the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and beyond. Taught by Professor Richard Bell of the University of Maryland, these 30 eye-opening lectures give you an up-close view of a venal institution and the people who fought against...
  20. The Greek World: A Study of History and Culture

    The Greek World: A Study of History and Culture

    Robert Garland
    4.4 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The ancient Greeks, more than any other early culture, have given us the template for Western civilization. This course takes you from the great Classical and Hellenistic eras through Greece’s dramatic modern history. You’ll discover Greek culture in examples such as: Athenian democracy; Greek religious beliefs; Greek drama, epic poetry, and philosophy; and Greek sculpture, vase painting, and architecture.