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  1. The Great Tours: Ireland and Northern Ireland Sale

    The Great Tours: Ireland and Northern Ireland

    Marc C. Conner
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    The Great Tours: Ireland and Northern Ireland guides you through the enchanting history, people, and places that make up the Irish identity. Taught by Professor Marc C. Conner, president of Skidmore College, these 24 captivating lessons give you a sweeping tour of the Emerald Isle, from the Cliffs of Moher to the hallowed stage of the Abbey Theatre to the battle-scarred towns of Northern Ireland.
  2. Real Zen for Real Life Sale

    Real Zen for Real Life

    Bret W. Davis
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    With the academic purview of a philosophy professor, the view of an academic scholar, and the spiritual experience of a practitioner and teacher of Zen, Professor Bret W. Davis’s Real Zen for Real Life reflects the push and pull between Eastern and Western traditions and cultures with the goal of making the study and practice of Zen more accessible and engaging to all viewers.
  3. Mathematical Brain Teasers and Logic Puzzles Sale

    Mathematical Brain Teasers and Logic Puzzles

    Jason Rosenhouse
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    Professor Jason Rosenhouse presents his favorite brain teasers and logic puzzles. Each lesson starts with a relatively simple puzzle that illustrates a mathematical idea or problem-solving strategy. From there, you progress to more challenging problems that will provide hours of amusement. Puzzles include the Bridges of Königsberg, the Monty Hall problem, the “Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever,” and many more.
  4. The Botanist's Eye: Identifying the Plants around You Sale

    The Botanist's Eye: Identifying the Plants around You

    Catherine Kleier
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    How can you learn to better see—and appreciate—the world of plants? In The Botanist’s Eye: Identifying the Plants around You, explore the most common plant families in North America, as well as some of the fascinating species within them. Along the way, learn the history of botanical science, tips and tricks botanists use to identify seemingly similar plants, and the myriad ways plants define what it means to...
  5. Introduction to Machine Learning Sale

    Introduction to Machine Learning

    Michael L. Littman
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    Taught by Professor Michael L. Littman of Brown University, this course teaches you about machine-learning programs and how to write them in the Python programming language. For those new to Python, a “get-started” tutorial is included. The professor covers major concepts and techniques, all illustrated with real-world examples such as medical diagnosis, game-playing, spam filters, and media special effects.
  6. England, the 1960s, and the Triumph of the Beatles Sale

    England, the 1960s, and the Triumph of the Beatles

    Michael Shelden
    4.8 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
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    In England, the 1960s, and the Triumph of the Beatles, best-selling biographer, Professor Michael Shelden offers a fresh look at how a pop band became one of the most compelling voices against the status quo. Taking you deeper than any simple music survey, these 12 lectures zero in on the story of how the Beatles emerged as a worldwide phenomenon—and the songs like “Yesterday” and “Help!” that defined them.
  7. Language A to Z Sale

    Language A to Z

    John McWhorter
    4.6 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
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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...
  8. Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe Sale

    Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe

    Lynne Olson
    5 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
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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.
  9. 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...
  10. 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.
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life Sale

    Your Public Persona: Self-Presentation in Everyday Life

    Mark Leary
    3.1 out of 5
    31% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
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    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...
  14. White Collar Criminal Law Explained Sale

    White Collar Criminal Law Explained

    Randall D. Eliason
    4.9 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (9)
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    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.
  15. Understanding the US Government Sale

    Understanding the US Government

    Jennifer Nicoll Victor
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    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.
  16. How Digital Technology Shapes Us Sale

    How Digital Technology Shapes Us

    Indre Viskontas
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    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...
  17. 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
    (30)
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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.
  18. Written Communications: Being Heard and Understood Sale

    Written Communications: Being Heard and Understood

    Allison Friederichs
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (9)
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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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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...