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A report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that employers want job candidates with strong communication skills. Similarly, educational success also requires the ability to articulate your thoughts clearly. In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking; critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.

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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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We are less familiar with pain and suffering than our ancestors, yet new forms of fear play an ever-expanding role in 21st century life. Sociologist Frank Furedi asks why.

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This course provides an introduction to critical thinking, informal logic, and a small amount of formal logic. Its purpose is to provide students with the basic tools of analytical reasoning, which will give them a distinctive edge in a wide variety of careers and courses of study.

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This is a six week course providing an overview of Thomas Jefferson's work and perspectives presented by the University of Virginia in partnership with Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.

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The main target of this course is introducing the student to some themes in the philosophical literature about the sorites paradox and the Liar paradox as well as to some logical developments connected to them.

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This course examines the social, political, and economic development of the United States since the end of the Civil War.

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This course will explore Native American cultures and the impacts of colonial and U.S. government policies on them; European colonization with particular focus on the British in North America; the War for Independence against Britain and the framing of the U.S. Constitution; as well as the formation of political parties in the early republic.

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This course will explore government policies dealing with African-Americans and Native Americans; the rise of big business and urbanization; the second industrial revolution and immigration; U.S. overseas expansion and participation in the First World War; as well as progressivism and the modernist cultures of the 1920s.

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This course will explore the reasons for the Great Depression and the accomplishments of the New Deal; the role of United States in the Second World War and its involvement in the Cold War; the strategies and results of the Civil Rights Movement; the foreign and domestic impacts of the Vietnam War; as well as U.S. social, political, and economic issues since the 1970s.

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Occasionalism is commonly understood as a theory that ascribes all causal power to God on the one hand and treats cause-effect relations in nature as occasions indicating the manner of divine creation on the other.

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Explore the rich history of Boston, birthplace of the American Revolution. From the Puritans to the New England Patriots, this course tells the story of one of the country’s most iconic cities and will help students understand Boston’s past and present. Taught by Dr. Robert Allen, chair of Suffolk University’s History Department, this is the first MOOC based on a city and its history.

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Course explores the causes, course, & consequences of the American Civil War (1840s to 1877). The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history.

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A comparative survey of six major geographical & cultural areas (Europe,West Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Meso-America & Africa) from 4000 B.C. to c.e. 1500.

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An overview of the interactions among "7" major cultural traditions (Judeo-Christian, Graeco-Roman, Chinese, Indian, African, American Indian, Islamic) from c.e. 1500.

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This course examines the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) as an expression of the religious life & thought of ancient Israel, & a foundational document of Western civilization.

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Course covers the history of Western art, over various periods, e.g. Renaissance, Baroque, Realism & Pop Art through the 20th century is required for all Art, Interior Design & Graphic Design majors.

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The course, structured into 30 lectures, is mainly focused on the history of cultural anthropology, including its current developments, providing a detailed analysis of the theoretical methodological and applicative features of the discipline.

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Covers core knowledge of nineteenth-century European impact; 20th-century Western influences; World Wars I & II; new nations; social & cultural changes (1900-1960); & the Middle East through the 20th century.

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This course consists of visual art history from pre-historic cultures through the ancient styles, pre renaissance art & early renaissance art & includes studies in African, pre-Columbian, Asian & Native American Arts 25,000 B.C.E. to 1300 C.E.

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