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318 Courses

  1. Language and the Mind

    Language and the Mind

    Spencer Kelly
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (9)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    What is our species’ greatest invention? Medicine, computers, space travel? Not even close. The innovation that underlies each of our past achievements and those we still aspire to is ... language. Learn why language is our ultimate invention—one that has allowed us to change the physical and social world around us in every conceivable way, and one that has fundamentally changed us, as well.
  2. The Pagan World: Ancient Religions Before Christianity Sale

    The Pagan World: Ancient Religions Before Christianity

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (17)
    Save up to $220.00 Starting at $59.95 $299.95 $59.95$299.95
    In The Pagan World: Ancient Religions before Christianity, you will meet the fascinating, ancient polytheistic peoples of the Mediterranean and beyond, their gods and goddesses, and their public and private worship practices, as you come to better understand the foundational role religion played in their daily lives. Because their religion circumscribed almost all aspects of life both inside and outside the home, it...
  3. Experiencing Hubble: Exploring the Milky Way

    Experiencing Hubble: Exploring the Milky Way

    David M. Meyer
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (19)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    Taught by Dr. David Meyer of Northwestern University, this course takes you on a tour of the Milky Way galaxy through spectacular images during the Hubble Space Telescope's third decade of operation. You view stars, star cluster, nebulae, and more, while learning such concepts as star birth, planet formation, black holes, and galactic evolution. The result is a tour that is as awe-inspiring as it is instructive,...
  4. World War II: Battlefield Europe

    World War II: Battlefield Europe

    David R. Stone
    4.9 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Designed in partnership with HISTORY® and using a distinctly European perspective, World War II: Battlefield Europe provides a fresh lens through which to study major battles, larger-than-life personalities, twists of fate, and tales of intrigue. Over 24 lectures, a military historian reveals the strategic decisions behind U-boat assaults, D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the fall of Berlin, and so much more.
  5. Getting Your Legal House in Order

    Getting Your Legal House in Order

    Sally Hurme
    5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (10)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    In Getting Your Legal House in Order, author and elder law attorney Sally Balch Hurme gives you a practical, step-by-step foray into your legal affairs. From property rights to wills and trusts to insurance and estate planning, these 18 eye-opening lectures give you everything you need to prepare your finances and your future. Filled with accessible advise, this course should be required viewing for people of any...
  6. Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom, you will learn how liberty increased in our country when individuals sued for freedoms and when cases were brought specifically to test the limits of the Constitution. In 24 fascinating lectures, Professor Douglas O. Linder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law takes you behinds the scenes of the trials that recognized many of the...
  7. Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    4.8 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
    Starting at $14.95 Starting at $14.95 $19.95 $14.95$19.95
    The Great Courses is proud to present Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868 This first-time-ever original narrative documentary is a unique and entertaining retelling of the turbulent yet fascinating events leading up to and through the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. You’ll hear “first-hand” from the characters themselves—including Thaddeus Stevens, Charles Sumner, and others who were...
  8. The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin Sale

    The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.8 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $229.95 $24.95$229.95
    In the 12 lectures of The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin, investigate communism’s journey from a theory to a movement that rocked the world. You’ll meet thinkers and revolutionaries like Rosa Luxemburg and Leon Trotsky; unpack the meaning of texts like Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto; and experience the shock and awe of the Paris Commune, Lenin’s October Revolution, and other events.
  9. Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture Sale

    Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture

    James Pfrehm
    4.7 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor James Pfrehm of Ithaca College, this course teaches all the skills needed to understand and speak basic German. Focusing on major attractions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, these lessons are perfect preparation for anyone who wants to experience German-speaking culture first-hand: from conversing with locals to reading signs and menus to navigating the railways and Autobahn.
  10. The Instant Sommelier: Choosing Your Best Wine Sale

    The Instant Sommelier: Choosing Your Best Wine

    Paul Wagner
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (22)
    Save up to $90.00 Starting at $24.95 $119.95 $24.95$119.95
    With nearly 150,000 wines for sale in the U.S. market, the world of wine can seem needlessly complex. Cut through the clutter with eight down-to-earth, practical, and accessible lessons that will take the intimidation factor out of choosing, drinking, and enjoying wines, led by Professor Paul Wagner, who has dedicated his career to what he calls, “democratizing wine appreciation.” From swirl to finish, he’ll...
  11. A Field Guide to the Planets

    A Field Guide to the Planets

    Sabine Stanley
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Now that we’ve explored every major world in our solar system with cutting-edge science, it’s a perfect time to get to know the neighbors. Your instructor, Sabine Stanley, Ph.D., a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, guides you through this system on a thrilling ride of discovery, illustrated by the phenomenal images NASA has gathered through its telescopes, cameras, and laboratories...
  12. Introduction to the Qur'an

    Introduction to the Qur'an

    Martyn Oliver
    4.7 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    Despite the fact that nearly 25 percent of the world’s population is Muslim, misinformation and ignorance about Islam and its place in the world continue to thrive, and the result has been a great deal of conflict and confusion. Often, much of what is misunderstood about Islam is the result of a lack of information—and some dangerous and prolific myths. To combat these myths and to appreciate the complexity of...
  13. Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law

    Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law

    George S. Geis
    4.6 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (5)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    Recreating a traditional law school course in corporate law, Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law guides you through the foundations of the field, the history of corporations, and the problems that plague them (including insider trading). Using iconic court cases and studies involving today’s top corporations, these 12 lectures are a fascinating look at where corporate law works well—and where it falls short.
  14. The Great Tours: African Safari

    The Great Tours: African Safari

    James Currie
    4.8 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Discover the safari adventure for you in The Great Tours: African Safari. Taught by the highly experienced safari guide James Currie, these 24 exciting lectures take you onto the plains and into the jungles of Africa. From UNESCO World Heritage sites to stunning bird sanctuaries, and from national parks to hidden-gem wilderness areas, experienced travelers and armchair enthusiasts alike will enjoy this exhilarating...
  15. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: How Life Works

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: How Life Works

    Kevin Ahern
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    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.
  16. Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Readers and Writers Sale

    Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Readers and Writers

    Jennifer Cognard-Black
    4.9 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Whether you want to write short stories, simply want better insight as a reader, or even if you are looking for a new lens through which to view American history, the 24 rich and informative lectures of Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers will show you the ins and outs of this infinitely adaptable—and intrinsically American—literary form.
  17. Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe

    Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe

    Elizabeth K. Andre
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Transform your next (or your first!) outdoor adventure from “roughing it” in the great outdoors to “smoothing it” in the natural world. Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe is about enjoying life in the backcountry. Taught by Professor Elizabeth K. Andre of Northland College, these 24 insightful lectures will give you the practical skills you need to set off for the water or the...
  18. Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women before 1400

    Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women before 1400

    Joyce E. Salisbury
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    In unearthing these stories in Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals, we are not only able to rediscover the contributions of women—often lost to time and whose stories were written to fit prevailing prejudices—but we are also able to see our own history in new, more nuanced ways. Beyond battles and dates and the names of great men, there are other stories that can give us a richer understanding of the past and...
  19. Everyday Urban Sketching

    Everyday Urban Sketching

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.7 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (13)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Dive into urban sketching with four experienced artists as they show you how to capture the people, the places, and the movement of the city.
  20. Years That Changed History: 1215 Sale

    Years That Changed History: 1215

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.9 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Years That Changed History: 1215 is a unique course, offering you the chance to delve into one of the most interesting periods in world history. Over 24 wide-ranging lectures, Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University gives you the Big History of this singular year, introducing you to the people, events, and consequences of the world in 1215.