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  1. Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques Sale

    Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    James Hynes
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (270)
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    Writing great fiction isn’t a gift reserved for a talented few—the craft of storytelling can be learned. Even if you don’t dream of penning the next Moby-Dick, you’ll enjoy exploring the elements of fiction. From evoking a scene to charting a plot, get a master class in storytelling. Author James Hynes is an able guide, showing you what works for him, pointing out pitfalls to avoid, and inspiring you on your...
  2. A Visual Guide to the Universe with the Smithsonian Sale

    A Visual Guide to the Universe with the Smithsonian

    David M. Meyer
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Save up to $180.00 Starting at $29.95 $229.95 $29.95$229.95
    The spectacular sights of the cosmos are now as easy to see as the stars above, with the 18 lavishly illustrated lectures of A Visual Guide to the Universe, produced in partnership with the Smithsonian. Orbit Saturn, search for water and life on Mars, and witness an armada of space telescopes uncovering the secrets of the cosmos. Embark on great voyages of discovery—you’ll find the view is truly out of this...
  3. Building a Better Vocabulary Sale

    Building a Better Vocabulary

    Kevin Flanigan
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (159)
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    For anyone who has ever grasped for the perfect word, this course provides a research-based and enjoyable method for improving your vocabulary. Your professor understands the cognitive science behind language acquisition and is able to present each new word in a way that makes it immediately memorable. But more importantly, he teaches you these tips and strategies so you can apply them whenever you learn a new word.
  4. History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

    History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Discover the awe-inspiring tales of the world’s most influential explorers. From ancient wayfarers to modern astronauts, intrepid individuals bound the continents together, connected isolated peoples, and sparked a cross-fertilization of ideas, technologies, and even foods. Follow history’s adventurers to the frozen Poles, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa, the ocean’s depths, and the final frontier of space.
  5. The World's Greatest Churches

    The World's Greatest Churches

    William R. Cook
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The great churches represent some of the world’s most stunning masterpieces of architecture, art, and faith. In The World’s Greatest Churches, go on a guided tour of the most outstanding, memorable, and meaningful churches in the world. Lavishly illustrated with breathtaking photos, detailed floor plans, and 3-D models, these lectures take you deeply into Christianity through its most important buildings.
  6. How to Grow Anything: Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive

    How to Grow Anything: Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive

    Melinda Myers
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Growing trees and shrubs is easier than you think. Discover everything you need to make trees and shrubs a manageable investment in your outdoor spaces with this practical course filmed in beautiful natural locations and our in-studio garden. Taking you through different landscapes, climates, and seasons, these 12 lectures reveal strategies for shopping, planting, and caring for trees and shrubs like the experts.
  7. Foundations of Organic Chemistry Sale

    Foundations of Organic Chemistry

    Ron B. Davis Jr.
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
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    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. The Industrial Revolution Sale

    The Industrial Revolution

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
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    We owe so much of our world to the Industrial Revolution. The Great Courses partners with the Smithsonian to examine the extraordinary events and uncover the far-reaching impact of this incredible era. In 36 fascinating lectures, Professor Allitt introduces you to the inventors, businessmen, and workers responsible for transforming our lives and fueling one of the greatest periods of innovation in human history.
  9. Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids

    Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids

    Eileen Kennedy-Moore
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    As a parent, you can’t make friends for your children, nor can you prevent them from ever feeling upset. But with the right guidance, you can support them in learning how to solve problems, cope with feelings, and build satisfying relationships. Gain a deeper understanding of your child’s development and ways to address stumbling blocks with compassion. This course arms you with pragmatic strategies that work.
  10. Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body

    Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body

    Heidi Sormaz
    4.6 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (115)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Today, millions of people practice yoga, from young to old, from the hyper-athletic to those dealing with chronic diseases. The 12 half-hour lectures of Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body, taught by acclaimed yoga teacher Dr. Heidi Sormaz, are the ideal first step for a newcomer and a fascinating journey of discovery for those who already practice. After covering the history of yoga and its physiological effects, Dr....
  11. Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

    Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

    John Philip Colletta
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
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    Genealogy is a journey of self-discovery that can teach you as much about yourself as about those who came before you. But what holds many of us back from unearthing our family history is uncertainty about how to go about it. Which resources should you use—or trust? How do you make your way through tangles of public records? How do you bring facts together into a complete story you can share with others? With...
  12. The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal

    The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal

    Seth Freeman
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Negotiating skills are crucial for solving conflicts of all types, getting fractious groups to work together, counseling friends in distress, and generally getting anyone to accept your point of view—and they enable you to do it in ways that enhance rather than strain relationships. Now you can acquire these essential skills in The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal, taught by Seth Freeman, who teaches at New York...
  13. Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases

    Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases

    Roy Benaroch
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
    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...
  14. How the Stock Market Works

    How the Stock Market Works

    Ramon P. DeGennaro
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Learn how to potentially increase your wealth and avoid making expensive mistakes with How the Stock Market Works. Professor Ramon P. DeGennaro, an award-winning professor in banking and finance at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, leads you through 18 detailed lectures that explain the stock market from the inside, introducing you to the factors that make company stocks rise and fall and the information...
  15. Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    5 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Whether calculating the volume of odd-shaped objects, predicting the outcome of a large number of trials in statistics, or even predicting the weather, we depend in myriad ways on calculus in three dimensions. Once we grasp the fundamentals of multivariable calculus, we see how these concepts unfold into new laws, entire new fields of physics, and new ways of approaching once-impossible problems. Understanding...
  16. The Decisive Battles of World History

    The Decisive Battles of World History

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (131)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Discover the military conflicts that have had the greatest impact in shifting the direction of historical events and shaping our world in The Decisive Battles of World History. Covering nearly 4,000 years of history, this course explores more than three dozen history-making military engagements, from the landmark battles of the Western world to their counterparts across Asia, India, and the Middle East. These 36...
  17. Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

    Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Parenting is immensely rewarding and yet frequently challenging. It’s no wonder that thousands of books have been written on the subject, and much has been published on findings from the science of child development. What’s been lacking, however, are sources of reliable advice that bring together the scientific research and its real-world applications. Now, in 24 engaging lectures, Scientific Secrets for...
  18. Sacred Texts of the World Sale

    Sacred Texts of the World

    Grant Hardy
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
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    Throughout history, religious expression has been an essential human activity, deeply influencing the development of cultures and civilizations. With few exceptions, humanity’s religions are grounded in their sacred texts—foundational writings that crystallize the principles and vision of the faiths, forming the basis of belief and action. These are texts that people around the world live by and, at times, are...
  19. The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes Sale

    The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (184)
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    Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan loom large in the popular consciousness as two of history’s most fearsome warrior-leaders. Yet few people today are aware of their place in a succession of nomadic warriors who emerged from the Eurasian steppes to seize control of civilizations. In the 36 gripping lectures of The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes, award-winning Professor Kenneth W. Harl of Tulane University...
  20. Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (200)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Famed for great thinkers, poets, artists, and leaders, ancient Greece and Rome were also home to some of the most creative engineers who ever lived. Modern research is shedding new light on these renowned wonders—impressive buildings, infrastructure systems, and machines that were profoundly important in their own day and have had a lasting impact on the development of civilization. Now, in Understanding...