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  1. The Science of Extreme Weather

    The Science of Extreme Weather

    Eric R. Snodgrass
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    No place on Earth is safe from severe storms. Tour the world’s wildest weather—and learn how to protect yourself—with a storm-chasing, prize-winning meteorologist. By delving into The Science of Extreme Weather that underlies blizzards, flash floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves, and more, you’ll come away with newfound appreciation and respect for the atmosphere’s most awe-inspiring phenomena.
  2. The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know

    The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know

    Joshua Winn
    4.4 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Join a modern-day Magellan on a voyage beyond our solar system to worlds that are stranger than science fiction—countless exoplanets are out there.
  3. Life in Our Universe Sale

    Life in Our Universe

    Laird Close
    4.1 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    Are we alone in the universe? Or does the cosmos pulse with diverse life forms? Life in Our Universe reveals the cutting-edge research leading scientists to believe that life is not exclusively the domain of Earth. Taught by Dr. Laird Close, an award-winning Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at The University of Arizona, these 24 stunningly visual lectures offer an unparalleled look at the most intriguing...
  4. Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us Sale

    Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us

    Steven Novella
    4.1 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
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    Discover evidence-based guidelines for good health, enhance your knowledge of common medical myths, strengthen your skills at assessing the truth behind medical information and advice, and much more. Dr. Steven Novella of the Yale University School of Medicine has designed the 24 lectures of Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us as an essential aid for any home—one that...
  5. What Science Knows about Cancer

    What Science Knows about Cancer

    David Sadava
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Few global challenges touch humanity with as much immediacy or ubiquity as cancer. The good news is that the landscape of cancer treatment and prevention is a vastly different place than it was even a decade ago. What Science Knows about Cancer reports from the front lines of the war on cancer with a clear and scientifically precise—yet thoroughly accessible—guide to how the disease develops, thrives, and can...
  6. Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases

    Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases

    Roy Benaroch
    4.9 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Where do doctors gain their diagnostic skills? The answer: the Grand Rounds experience, an essential part of medical students’ education and the ongoing process whereby doctors practice how to make diagnoses by examining real patients. In Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases, Dr. Roy Benaroch guides you through 24 unique Grand Rounds that reveal insights into how doctors use medical science to identify...
  7. Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

    Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

    Roy Benaroch
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Experience the high-stakes drama, scientific detective work, and medical insights of life in an emergency department. As you shadow board-certified physician Dr. Benaroch in this thrilling introduction to emergency medicine, you’ll encounter patients coming in with a variety of symptoms and complaints—some of which are easily diagnosed and treated, and some of which are more life-threatening than they first...
  8. Effective Research Methods for Any Project

    Effective Research Methods for Any Project

    Amanda M. Rosen
    3.6 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Any good research rests upon, above all else, method. This brilliantly conceived course gives you a deep, detailed, and practical guide to proper research methods. As groundwork, you’ll grasp the features of good research and what defines it. You’ll then study research methodology, from the classic experiment to surveys, case studies, field research, and more. Finally, you’ll learn to analyze your data and...
  9. Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator

    Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Learn how to reach astounding new levels of success as a teacher with The Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator. These 24 lectures, delivered by award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt, will help you develop and enhance your teaching style; provide you with invaluable methods, tools, and advice for handling all manner of teaching scenarios; and open your eyes to how other teachers—and their...
  10. How the World Learns: Comparative Educational Systems Sale

    How the World Learns: Comparative Educational Systems

    Alexander W. Wiseman
    2.9 out of 5
    30% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (10)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    The revolutionary belief that education is “the great equalizer” has spread across the globe, and education systems reflect ideals including universal enrollment. Yet how can success in education be measured—and improved? How the World Learns is an international comparison of teaching methods and student achievement, delving into culture and context to see what is succeeding and what is failing, at home and...
  11. Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage Sale

    Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage

    John McWhorter
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    In Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage, acclaimed linguist and Professor John McWhorter dispels the cloud of confusion that clings to English and gives you a crystal-clear view of why we use it the way we do. Throughout these 24 lectures, you'll discover the true answers to these and other questions that continue to perplex us all: Is English, as a language, in crisis? Should grammar always be logical?...
  12. Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity Sale

    Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity

    Marc Zender
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    The written word is so central to the way we communicate and live that it can seem as if it has always existed. Yet writing is clearly a human invention—and a relatively recent one at that. Now, in the 24 lectures of Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity, you can trace the remarkable saga of “visible speech” from its earliest origins to its future in the digital age. In this...
  13. Masterpieces of Short Fiction

    Masterpieces of Short Fiction

    Michael Krasny
    3.6 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    More than a shorter version of a novel, the short story is a unique and rewarding literary form in itself. In Masterpieces of Short Fiction, esteemed scholar and educator Dr. Michael Krasny takes you into 23 renowned short stories from iconic writers like Edgar Allan Poe and Ernest Hemingway. You explore how tales such as "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Killers" characterize the artistry and insight found in...
  14. Representing Justice: Stories of Law and Literature

    Representing Justice: Stories of Law and Literature

    Susan Sage Heinzelman
    4 out of 5
    26% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (15)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Great literature teaches and reinforces society’s laws, articulates its values, and enforces the social contracts that unite us as a culture. This course is a provocative exploration of the rhetorical and philosophical connections that link law and literature. As presented by Professor Susan Sage Heinzelman, this course may force you to re-evaluate the ways you read fiction, watch films and plays, or take in...
  15. King Arthur: History and Legend Sale

    King Arthur: History and Legend

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    The saga of King Arthur and his court is the most enduringly popular mythic tradition of Western civilization. For over 1500 years, the Arthurian narrative has enthralled writers, artists, and a limitless audience spanning the Western world and beyond—and its appeal continues unabated in our time. Delve into the historical mystery behind the figure of Arthur, and discover the magnificent breadth of these epic...
  16. A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales Sale

    A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales

    Hannah B. Harvey
    3.9 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
    Save up to $170.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$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.
  17. Lives and Works of the English Romantic Poets

    Lives and Works of the English Romantic Poets

    Willard Spiegelman
    4.8 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    With dazzling technique and beautiful language, the verse of English romantic poets continues to endure well over 100 years since it first appeared. This course provides you with tools to better understand and enjoy scores of the greatest poems ever written, including the works of six of the English Romantic Era’s greatest: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, and Byron.
  18. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America Sale

    Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America

    Peter Conn
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
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    There's much more to our nation's best-selling books than the enormous sales figures they rake in. They also provide us with unique ways to appreciate and understand American culture. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America is a pointed 24-lecture tour of key best-selling works in the history of U.S. literature and what they reveal about the cultural climate of our nation at particular points in...
  19. Masterworks of Early 20th-Century Literature

    Masterworks of Early 20th-Century Literature

    David Thorburn
    4.7 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Joyce, Faulkner, Conrad, Woolf, Kafka, Lawrence. Their works are some of the most challenging—yet rewarding—you'll ever encounter. But their novels are not what you might expect. The style is unfamiliar, the narrative is fragmented, and there isn't a clear plot. It's like nothing you've ever read before. Now you can explore this remarkable literary movement and gain insights into the secrets behind Modernism...
  20. Life and Work of Mark Twain

    Life and Work of Mark Twain

    Stephen Railton
    4.4 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Gain a deeper understanding of an American icon’s most beloved works as award-winning scholar Stephen Railton unravels the mystery of the “real” Mark Twain. How can we make sense of Twain’s ambivalence about his own fulfillment of the American dream? Many of the answers are available in the pages of his greatest works, the focus of this course.