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186 Courses

  1. Introduction to Astrophysics

    Introduction to Astrophysics

    Joshua Winn
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Joshua Winn of Princeton University, this course takes you step by step through the major calculations of astrophysics, including Newton’s law of gravity, a black hole’s event horizon, the ignition temperature of a star, and many more. Knowledge of first-year college physics and math is assumed, but Dr. Winn—an award-winning teacher—makes the course rewarding for anyone curious about the...
  2. The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    Patrick Grim
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Thinking is at the heart of our everyday lives, yet our thinking can go wrong in any number of ways. Bad arguments, fallacious reasoning, misleading language, and built-in cognitive biases are all traps that keep us from rational decision making. What can we do to avoid these traps and think better? Is it possible to think faster, more efficiently, and more systematically? The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the...
  3. Understanding Modern Electronics Sale

    Understanding Modern Electronics

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (141)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Electronic devices are fundamental to our global economy, improve our lives immeasurably, and underlie virtually every aspect of modern life. Yet very few of us have any idea of how electronic devices actually work. In fact, these increasingly complex devices operate on a few basic principles that are both fascinating and easy to understand. Now, in 24 clear and accessible lectures, award-winning Professor of...
  4. The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life Sale

    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
    (37)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$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...
  5. Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition Sale

    Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition

    Alex Filippenko
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (311)
    Save up to $844.95 Starting at $60.00 $924.95 $60.00$924.95
    In 96 richly illustrated half-hour lectures you will survey the main concepts, methods, and discoveries in astronomy—from the constellations drawn by the ancients, to the latest reports from planetary probes in our Solar System and the most recent images offered by telescopes probing the farthest frontiers of space and time. While updating this course, Professor Alex Filippenko added hundreds of images,...
  6. Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations

    Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations

    Michael A. Roberto
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Get an essential guide to the dynamics of transformational leadership with Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations. Professor Michael A. Roberto's 24 lectures examine the leadership behaviors essential to creating positive change in teams and organizations. Filled with case studies and lessons from leaders in business and politics, as well as specific skills you can put to...
  7. Foundations of Organic Chemistry Sale

    Foundations of Organic Chemistry

    Ron B. Davis Jr.
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    Every living thing on Earth uses carbon as a basic building block. Yet organic chemistry—the study of carbon-containing matter—is feared by many interested learners. Making this field relevant and graspable is the forte of Professor Davis. Combining years of classroom and lab experience, he’s crafted vibrantly illustrated lectures designed for everyone seeking to understand this challenging, fascinating...
  8. 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...
  9. Chemistry, 2nd Edition Sale

    Chemistry, 2nd Edition

    Frank Cardulla
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Discover why success in chemistry depends only on a genuine understanding of the field's concepts and ideas. Chemistry, 2nd Edition provides a foundation for future success by giving students a deep and thorough grasp of the fundamental problem-solving skills needed to study chemistry. Veteran science teacher and Professor Frank Cardulla's 36 carefully designed lectures are valuable tools for struggling students,...
  10. Understanding the Quantum World

    Understanding the Quantum World

    Erica W. Carlson
    4.3 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Quantum theory baffles even physicists, but it also gives them unprecedented insight into nature—and it can do the same for you, once you understand the fundamentals. Open your mind and broaden your scientific horizons with this 24-lecture course on the quantum world.
  11. Chaos

    Chaos

    Steven Strogatz
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Chaos theory-the study of the behavior of sensitive systems over time-affects nearly every field of human knowledge, from the arts to zoology. Journey with Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz to the heart of this revolutionary field and discover new ways to think about the world. From the surprising tale of how chaos theory was discovered, to the ways it can help us solve mysteries like the nature of...
  12. Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications Sale

    Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications

    David Sadava
    4.4 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    We use it routinely to cure diseases, solve crimes, and reunite families. Yet we've known about it for only 60 years. And what we're continuing to learn about it every day has the potential to transform our health, our nutrition, our society, and our future. It is DNA—deoxyribonucleic acid, the self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms. Join award-winning teacher, author, and scientist...
  13. The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites Sale

    The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (279)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    Geological wonders are like great works of art. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Whether you are planning your next vacation or exploring the world from home, you owe it to your planet to know the places that make it exceptional throughout the solar system. The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites is your gateway to an unrivaled adventure. In 36 lavishly...
  14. Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works

    Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $499.95 Starting at $499.95 $724.95 $499.95$724.95
    Discover the beauty and simplicity of science's most fundamental branch with Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works. Intensively illustrated with diagrams, experiments, animations, graphs, and other visual aids, these 60 lectures by engaging and award-winning Professor Richard Wolfson introduce you to scores of fundamental ideas such as Newtonian mechanics, waves and fluids, thermodynamics, electricity and...
  15. How the Earth Works Sale

    How the Earth Works

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (115)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    The combination of continents, oceans, and atmosphere makes Earth unique among all the planets in the solar system, and perhaps in the galaxy. These features also create the conditions for life in all its diversity. But where did the land, water, and air come from? And how do these systems work together to produce the complex phenomena that are evident everywhere on this beautiful planet? How the Earth Works takes...
  16. Understanding the Brain

    Understanding the Brain

    Jeanette Norden
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (185)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Understanding the Brain takes you inside the astonishingly complex brain and shows you how it works, from the gross level of its organization to the molecular level of how cells communicate. With its combination of neurology, biology, and psychology, this course helps you understand how we perceive the world through our senses, how we move, how we learn and remember, and how emotions affect our thoughts and actions.
  17. Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe

    Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe

    Mark Whittle
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (171)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Discover a wealth of insights into the origin, evolution, composition, and probable fate of our universe. In the 36 lectures of Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe, astronomer and award-winning Professor Mark Whittle makes this profound subject understandable and awe inspiring. With the aid of more than 1,700 vivid illustrations, discover how this scientific field has helped us decipher mysteries about...
  18. Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America

    Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America

    Ford Cochran
    4.1 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (244)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    From Yellowstone’s geysers to the wetlands of the Everglades, wonders never cease in North America’s national parks. Drawing millions of tourists each year, the parks capture a special place in our hearts—and in the history of how the planet came to be. Join Ford Cochran—geologist, journalist, and National Geographic programming director—on a tour of the continent’s greatest and most fascinating natural...
  19. Do-It-Yourself Engineering Sale

    Do-It-Yourself Engineering

    Stephen Ressler
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler of West Point, this course conducts you through 17 thrilling engineering projects that you can build at home—from a suspension bridge across a small stream to a low-altitude sounding rocket. Dr. Ressler walks you through the entire process, from design to build to test, showing you how to think like an engineer in approaching any problem.
  20. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: How Life Works

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: How Life Works

    Kevin Ahern
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Taught by Professor Kevin Ahern of Oregon State University, this course covers the essential topics of a first-semester college course in biochemistry and molecular biology, introducing amino acids, proteins, enzymes, genes, and dealing with the intricate workings of living cells. A background in high school-level chemistry is helpful.