Jul 14th 2014

Ever wonder why people do what they do? This course offers some answers based on the latest research from social psychology.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Jun 21st 2014

How can we use the things we share in common to address some of the most challenging problems facing the world? This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Apr 21st 2014

The topic of marriage in the movies has always provided a fascinating reflection of changing social attitudes, shifting morals and gender roles. We will explore how films have defined marriage, identified seven core problems, and varied its three narrative components -- a couple, their problems, their situation -- from decade to decade from the silent to the modern era.

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Feb 3rd 2014

Think about the oldest and most familiar principles of American law, property and proportional liability, in a new and surprising way, and learn to apply economic reasoning to an especially important and interesting aspect of life.

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Jan 27th 2014

This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change during the last two hundred years.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Oct 21st 2013

In this course we’ll explore complex analysis, complex dynamics, and some applications of these topics.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Sep 16th 2013

This Film History course explores how fundamental changes in film technology affected popular Hollywood storytelling. We will consider the transition to sound, and the introduction of color.

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Sep 1st 2013

This is a survey of ancient Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Socrates in 399 BCE. Along with studying the most important events and personalities, we will consider broader issues such as political and cultural values and methods of historical interpretation.

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Mar 25th 2013

With existing data, you will develop skills in data analysis and basic statistics by exploring your own research question.

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