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Oct 4th 2016

EXCLUSIVE! When you complete a verified certificate in this course, you will receive digital artwork from a current comic book artist, digitally signed by Stan Lee and Michael Uslan, and created exclusively for this course!

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Oct 4th 2016

La España de El Quijote es un viaje a nuestro esplendor cultural. A un Siglo de Oro que elevó las artes y las letras hispanas a la excelencia mundial. En un lugar de la UAM, cuyo nombre merece recordar, habita la España de El Quijote. Un espacio en el que su monarquía creó el primer imperio global de la Historia. Un tiempo, entre los siglos XVI y XVII, en el que su sociedad alcanzó la excelencia en las artes y las letras.

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Oct 3rd 2016

Ce cours propose une introduction à la protection internationale des droits de l’homme. Il en présente les sources, les catégories, le contenu et les limites qui leur sont opposables, ainsi que les obligations qu’ils génèrent à la charge des Etats. Il expose aussi les principaux mécanismes de mise en œuvre prévus au niveau universel et régional pour assurer leur respect.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Oct 1st 2016

Explore existential themes in your personal and professional life. Develop strengths and counseling skills to improve your well-being and the well-being of others. This humanities course offers you the opportunity to explore what really matters in life and teaches you how to nurture your well-being and enhance the well-being of others.

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Sep 28th 2016

After his harrowing descent into the depths of despair, the Pilgrim Dante emerges with Virgil onto the Isle of Mount Purgatorio in the southern hemisphere. There he will be healed of sin and prepared for his climactic reunion with Beatrice.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Sep 27th 2016

Explore the art and history of the deliberative process, and gain hands-on experience through live, online discussions with your peers on pressing issues of our time.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

In this course we will explore how Kierkegaard deals with the problems associated with relativism, the lack of meaning and the undermining of religious faith that are typical of modern life. His penetrating analyses are still highly relevant today and have been seen as insightful for the leading figures of Existentialism, Post-Structuralism and Post-Modernism.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

What is philosophy? How does it differ from science, religion, and other modes of human discourse? This course traces the origins of philosophy in the Western tradition in the thinkers of Ancient Greece. We begin with the Presocratic natural philosophers who were active in Ionia in the 6th century BCE and are also credited with being the first scientists.

Average: 7.2 (5 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

When John F. Kennedy entered the presidential limousine at Love Field in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, he began his ride into history. That journey continues even today and we call it the Kennedy legacy. This course will explore the Presidency, assassination, and lasting legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Students will learn how JFK’s life, administration, and tragic death have influenced the general public, the media, and each of the nine U.S. presidents who followed.

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Sep 26th 2016

Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of History and History of Science. Popular magic, as well as learned magic (alchemy, geomancy and necromancy) will be addressed.

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Sep 26th 2016

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and the Modern World explores the immense variety of meditation practices past and present. We present their histories, their philosophical underpinnings, their transformations in the modern global world, and we give you a chance to reflect upon meditation practices through secular contemplations designed just for this course.

Average: 6.3 (6 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

This course provides an overview of Thomas Jefferson's work and perspectives presented by the University of Virginia in partnership with Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Together, UVA and Monticello are recognized internationally as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

A unique and exciting introduction to the genre and craft of historical fiction, for curious students, aspiring authors--anyone with a passion for the past. Read classics of the genre, encounter bestselling writers of historical fiction, and discover your own historical archive while interacting with a global community of interested readers.

Average: 2.8 (5 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

This condensed survey course focuses on four key periods or themes from the history of design. Together we’ll trace the emergence of design as a recognized practice, why things look the way they do, and how designers approached specific design problems in their work.

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Sep 26th 2016

Offers practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

This course deals with the Israeli politics, economy, society and culture, since its creation in 1948 till today. It analyzes the construction of the Israeli historical narrative as an identity-building narrative, intending to inculcate a collective memory to a diverse society.

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Sep 26th 2016

Learn key concepts and approaches needed to understand, create, and perform contemporary music. Do you have a passion for music and want to learn more about how it works? Are you a musician who learned by ear and has no formal training? Would you like to study music but are unsure of where to begin? Then this music theory course is for you.

Average: 6.1 (18 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

El curso es accesible para todos los aficionados al fútbol ya sean del nivel de un principiante como el de un profesional dado que describe de una manera clara y sencilla cómo se originó el fútbol en Inglaterra en el Siglo XIV y el modo en que se fueron desarrollando las reglas de juego, que comprenden la forma en que los futbolistas lo practicaban (con los pies, con las manos, con o sin arcos, el tamaño de la pelota, del campo de juego, cantidad de jugadores por lado, etc.) y las reglas de competición, que ordenan cómo se organiza una federación nacional, el formato de los campeonatos, los requisitos que deben cumplir los clubes afiliados, la fiscalización de los resultados, etc.

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Sep 26th 2016

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot. We will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires. We will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our imaginations, drag them into a fictional world, and keep them there. We will learn how to outline and structure a plot, discuss narrative arc, pacing and reversals and reveal the inevitable surprise: connecting the beginning, middle and end.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part Two begins early in the twentieth century, as older ways of doing things and habits of thought give way. What follows is an era of cataclysmic struggles over what ideas and institutions will take their place.

Average: 5.1 (8 votes)

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