May 5th 2014

This course is about how detective work by the brain creates our sense of spatial location from a variety of sensory and motor sources, and how this spatial sense in turn shapes our cognitive abilities.

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Apr 21st 2014

You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field. Students will learn how to read carefully, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, engage with others' ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful prose. We will create a workshop environment.

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Apr 21st 2014

This interdisciplinary course focuses on sustainable innovation, introducing entrepreneurial students to the realities of problem identification and solution design within the complex world of healthcare.

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Mar 31st 2014

This course introduces the international and domestic laws, institutions, and legal and political theories that protect basic liberties of all human beings. The course provides an overview of the internal law of human rights and the principal mechanisms and strategies for holding governments accountable for violating those rights.

8.5
Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Mar 11th 2014

In this course we will learn about some of the many ways in which people behave in less than rational ways, and how we might overcome these problems.

10
Average: 10 (1 vote)
Feb 17th 2014

This course introduces you to the discipline of statistics as a science of understanding and analyzing data. You will learn how to effectively make use of data in the face of uncertainty: how to collect data, how to analyze data, and how to use data to make inferences and conclusions about real world phenomena.

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Feb 3rd 2014

An introduction to the basics of marine science and conservation, brought to you with the help of sea turtles, marine mammals, seabirds and many more of the most compelling creatures in the ocean.

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Jan 27th 2014

In this course we will learn about the features of higher education that were designed specifically to prepare workers and leaders for the Industrial Age, and we’ll strategize ways that, together, we can change learning--inside of school and out--for the world we live in now--and even to help improve our world.

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Jan 27th 2014

In this course, students learn to recognize and to apply the basic concepts that govern integrated body function (as an intact organism) in the body's nine organ systems.

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Jan 20th 2014

This is an introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; chemical problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry.

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Jan 20th 2014

In this class you will look behind the scenes of image and video processing, from the basic and classical tools to the most modern and advanced algorithms.

8
Average: 8 (1 vote)
Jan 20th 2014

This course explores the role of sports around the world, and how the games we watch and play shape identity, culture, and society.

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Jan 13th 2014

Reasoning is important. This course will teach you how to do it well. You will learn how to understand and assess arguments by other people and how to construct good arguments of your own about whatever matters to you.

6.75
Average: 6.8 (4 votes)
Jan 6th 2014

Explore the structure and function of the human central nervous system. Learn why knowledge of human neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neural plasticity, and new discovery in the brain sciences matters for clinical practice.

5
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Jan 3rd 2014

A whirlwind introduction to evolution and genetics, from basic principles to current applications, including how disease genes are mapped and how we leverage evolutionary concepts to aid humanity.

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Dec 2nd 2013

An introduction to astronomy through a broad survey of what we know about the universe and how we know it.

8
Average: 8 (1 vote)
Oct 20th 2013

What is American foreign policy? Who makes it? Why is it the way it is? How does it affect the rest of the world? Professor Bruce Jentleson has taught the subject for over 30 years, written one of the leading books on it, and has served in numerous U.S. foreign policy positions.

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Sep 9th 2013

This course will explore the forces that led to the 9/11 attacks and the policies the United States adopted in response. We will examine the phenomenon of modern terrorism, the development of the al Qai'da ideology, and the process by which individuals radicalize towards violence.

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Feb 4th 2013

Nerves, the heart, and the brain are electrical. How do these things work? This course presents fundamental principles, described quantitatively.

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