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  1. The Age of Benjamin Franklin Sale

    The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    Robert J. Allison
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Save up to $259.95 Starting at $20.00 $299.95 $20.00$299.95
    The Age of Benjamin Franklin is a thorough—and sometimes surprising—course that presents a full portrait of a man defying easy definition. Over 24 insightful lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison of Suffolk University explores the many facets of Ben Franklin’s life and times. A pioneer in science, politics, diplomacy, and more, Franklin was truly one of the most extraordinary Americans ever to have lived.
  2. The Science of Gardening Sale

    The Science of Gardening

    Linda Chalker-Scott
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    When scientists examine home gardens and landscapes, one fact stands out: The leading cause of landscape failure is not disease and it’s not pests—it’s our own gardening practices. The Science of Gardening will help you create a beautiful and sustainable home garden guided by the newest information from applied plant physiology, biology, soils science, climatology, hydrology, chemistry, and ecology. From now...
  3. Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality Sale

    Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
    Save up to $30.00 Starting at $234.95 $299.95 $234.95$299.95
    What makes you different from other people? And what makes you—sometimes—the same? Designed as a fascinating, accessible scientific inquiry, the 24 lectures of Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality, will have you thinking about your personality in a way that leaves you enriched and better informed about what makes you, you.
  4. Life in the World's Oceans Sale

    Life in the World's Oceans

    Sean K. Todd
    4.7 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    The Great Courses teams with the Smithsonian to produce a vivid exploration of life in the world’s oceans with Professor Sean K. Todd of the College of the Atlantic. From the beginning of life on Earth to the state of our oceans today, you’ll learn about the latest research on marine-mammal intelligence and communication, bioluminescence, exploration of the ocean floor, the Smithsonian’s own cutting-edge...
  5. American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents Sale

    American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

    Wesley K. Clark
    4.2 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Gen. Wesley Clark explores America’s armed conflicts, from the French and Indian War in the mid 18th century to the Global War on Terrorism in the 21st, covering battles such as Gettysburg, D-Day, and Operation Desert Storm. You learn military history the military way—analyzing tactics, strategy, logistics, leadership, training, and other factors that go into winning battles and ultimately wars.
  6. The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life

    The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life

    Eddie O'Connor
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (38)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life, clinical sport psychologist Eddie O’Connor, Ph.D., shares the best ways for you to reach your personal performance goals based on the latest scientific research—whether your performance environment is music, dance, business, or sport. These often surprising research results will make you rethink your own strategies, offering approaches you might...
  7. Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe Sale

    Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe

    Felix J. Lockman
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe takes you on a thrilling journey through astounding discoveries with Felix J. Lockman, Ph.D. You’ll learn that the dominant molecular structures in interstellar space are all based on carbon, just like Earth. It is likely that any extraterrestrial galactic life would be related to us at least on the molecular level. Will we find other organic lifeforms out there?...
  8. Screenwriting 101: Mastering the Art of Story

    Screenwriting 101: Mastering the Art of Story

    Angus Fletcher
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Writing a script is simply another way of telling a story, albeit one with its own special set of possibilities and limitations. This course will provide you with the invaluable ability to appreciate more films and TV, tell better stories, and write your own scripts. How you decide to use these limitless creative possibilities is up to you.
  9. The Rise of Rome

    The Rise of Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The Rise of Rome offers you the chance to find out what made this state so powerful—and offers insight into why the republic cast such a long shadow over Western civilization. Over 24 captivating lectures, Professor Gregory S. Aldrete of the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay tells the story of Rome’s astonishing rise, from its modest beginnings to its stunning triumph over the Mediterranean to the republic’s...
  10. Zoology: Understanding the Animal World

    Zoology: Understanding the Animal World

    Donald E. Moore III
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In Zoology: Understanding the Animal World, The Great Courses teams up with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute for 24 lectures that take you behind the scenes of the animal world. Dr. Donald E. Moore III brings you up close and personal with a breathtaking variety of animal species, from butterflies to crocodiles to pandas.
  11. Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body

    Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body

    David-Dorian Ross
    4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body offers an excellent introduction to nine types of martial arts. Hosted by Great Courses favorite David-Dorian Ross, these 25 powerful lessons give you a solid grounding in the different mental and physical techniques of the major martial arts families. Master Ross has hand-selected seven expert instructors to join him as your guides. Whether sensei, sifu, or champion competitor,...
  12. Food, Science, and the Human Body

    Food, Science, and the Human Body

    Alyssa Crittenden
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (26)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    In these 36 lectures, get answers to questions about the evolution of the human diet and its relationship to our bodies. Bringing together insights from fields including anthropology, health science, biology, and sociology, this partnership between The Great Courses and National Geographic lays bare what science can teach us about food.
  13. A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales

    A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales

    Hannah B. Harvey
    4.2 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (26)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In The Children’s Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales, Dr. Hannah Blevins Harvey unpacks more than 60 of our most beloved stories, fables, fairy tales, and songs from around the world. Not only does she provide you with a fascinating, in-depth view into the history, context, and deeper meaning of the tales we know and love, she also treats you to dynamic, theatrical, and engaging tellings of these cherished tales.
  14. Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts Sale

    Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
    Save up to $470.00 Starting at $89.95 $599.95 $89.95$599.95
    Get the same foundational knowledge as other lawyers—without the time and financial commitment of law school. In the 48 lectures of Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts, four exceptional law professors recreate key parts of the first-year law student experience, introducing you to the areas of law most every beginning student studies: litigation and legal practice, criminal...
  15. Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence

    Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence

    Jason M. Satterfield
    4 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence, Dr. Jason Satterfield teaches how to identify, monitor, and regulate your own emotions—instead of letting your emotions run the show—and how to manage emotions in others. With the skills you learn from this exciting interactive course, you will be able to improve your emotional intelligence (EQ) now and throughout your life. You’ll be able to use your emotions as you...
  16. The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

    The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

    Joyce E. Salisbury
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (145)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Spain has played a unique and pivotal role in Western civilization. In this course, you’ll learn its epic history, from its rule under Rome and the breathtaking drama of Islamic Spain to its emergence into the modern world, as well as its phenomenal contributions to art, architecture, literature, music, and learning. Travel with us to this remarkable culture, and savor the great human drama of the story of Spain.
  17. Learning Statistics: Concepts and Applications in R

    Learning Statistics: Concepts and Applications in R

    Talithia Williams
    4 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Talithia Williams of Harvey Mudd College, this course surveys college-level statistics through dozens of exercises conducted in R, a free statistical programming language with millions of users worldwide. From describing and visualizing the data you have, to methods such as ANOVA and multiple regression for reaching broader inferences, you learn the most widely used statistical measures,...
  18. The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy Sale

    The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (130)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Designed to shine a light on the American frontier, The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy reveals the grit and grandeur of an epic period in U.S. history. In 24 lectures, award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt uncovers new historical angles on everything from the last stand at the Alamo to the Oregon Trail to the creation of America’s first national parks.
  19. The Ottoman Empire

    The Ottoman Empire

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Join Professor Kenneth W. Harl for The Ottoman Empire: 36 enlightening lectures that investigate the nature of Ottoman identity, the achievements and oddities of the sultan’s court, and stories of confrontation and cooperation with the West.
  20. The National Geographic Guide to Birding in North America

    The National Geographic Guide to Birding in North America

    James Currie
    4.3 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (125)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Birding offers direct contact with one of our primary treasures of wildlife. In this course, you’ll learn core elements of birding and methods for observing birds in the field. You’ll also take a panoramic look at the bird species of North America, and visit 23 of the top North American birding sites. These lectures are your doorway to an endlessly rewarding pursuit, and a lifetime of enjoyment and discovery.